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It combines the immediacy of real-time chat with an email threading model.

Zulip Desktop Client

Build Status Windows Build Status XO code style project chat

Desktop client for Zulip. Available for Mac, Linux, and Windows.

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Please see the installation guide.


  • Sign in to multiple organizations
  • Desktop notifications with inline reply
  • Tray/dock integration
  • Multi-language spell checker
  • Automatic updates

Reporting issues

This desktop client shares most of its code with the Zulip webapp. Issues in an individual organization's Zulip window should be reported in the Zulip server and webapp project. Other issues in the desktop app and its settings should be reported in this project.


First, join us on the Zulip community server! Also see our contribution guidelines and our development guide.


Released under the Apache-2.0 license.

Zulip Desktop Homescreen (Day Mode) Zulip Desktop Homescreen (Day Mode)
Zulip Desktop Homescreen (Night Mode) Zulip Desktop Homescreen (Night Mode)

Something missing? Edit this app.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Action
/ Focus the search bar
Esc Focus the search bar and cleans it
Select the next search result
Select the previous search result
Enter Open the selected search result
cmdEnter Ctrl+Enter Open the selected search result in a new tab