Google Messages on your desktop.

View the Project on GitHub Randomblock1/messages4desktop


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Uses Nativefier to build Google Messages as a standalone desktop app, complete with notifications, badges, and the like.

Works on Windows, Linux, and Mac.

Heavily inspired by, but it’s been long unmaintained.


Download the latest app build here.


You need NodeJS. This project was built with NodeJS 16.

  1. npm i
  2. npm run build

It will be built for your machine and output to the dist directory.

You can also specify build:all, windows, mac, or linux in place of build to target a specific platform.

In addition, GitHub Actions creates a weekly build of the app, to ensure that everything is up to date.