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WhatsApp for Windows is wrapper-based

WhatsApp comes to Windows, though not in the way you might hope
By: Sean Ridgeley | Apps News | Posted: May 11, 2016 5:34 pm
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Last week it was reported WhatsApp might be on its way to Windows. Turns out that's true, as a new Windows download on the official site proves.

 

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Now for the bad news. The app isn't exactly an app, but a wrapper, meaning it simply mirrors the mobile version of WhatsApp -- which is required to use the Windows version -- rather than being a native UWP app as you'd hope. It's possible WhatsApp is working on a UWP version and this is merely to tide users over; it's also possible it's done this way for security reasons.

 

So while no native app is disappointing, it's better than nothing, no?

 

Hit the source link below to download away.

NEWS SOURCES:Whatsapp.com

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