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 https://github.com/kelyvin/Google-Messages-For-Desktop, but it’s been long unmaintained.
You need NodeJS. This project was built with NodeJS 16.
npm run build
It will be built for your machine and output to the
You can also specify
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.