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Facebook Chat Desktop

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  • Date Added:
    May 26, 2015
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    #6 in Chat

Editors' Review


When online chatting first became popular, most of us did it using a chat client, such as AOL's Instant Messenger or (if we really want to show our age) ICQ. These days, many people chat using Facebook, and why not? The vast majority of the people you know are probably there, and chat is integrated into Facebook's interface, which you probably have open all the time anyway. If you miss having the option to chat without having your browser open, however, try Facebook Chat DeskTop. This simple program lets you access your Facebook chat buddies from your desktop. It didn't knock our socks off, but it's a viable alternative if you don't always want to be chained to your browser.

Facebook Chat DeskTop has a basic interface that's easy to figure out. We logged in with our Facebook username and password, and the program displayed our Facebook friends in an alphabetical list; online friends were on top, and everyone else was below. The program lacks some of the features common to most chat clients; there are no sound options at all, so you can't depend on an audio alert to let you know when you've sent or received a message. We also weren't crazy about the fact that you have to click the "Send" button to send each message, although you can tab over to it and then press Enter instead of using the mouse. Overall, Facebook Chat DeskTop works, but it's a pretty bare-bones chat client. There are probably other, more sophisticated options available.

Facebook Chat DeskTop installs and uninstalls without issues.

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1 stars

"Useless App"

August 23, 2015  |  By Nanna Anna NLM

 |  Version: Facebook Chat Desktop 1.1


There are NO good points


It won't work with Windows 10

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Full Specifications

Publisher Olcinium
Publisher web site
Release Date April 02, 2013
Date Added May 26, 2015
Version 1.1
Category Communications
Subcategory Chat
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0
Download Information
File Size 649.61KB
File Name FacebookChatDesktop.exe
Total Downloads 128,180
Downloads Last Week 1,506
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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