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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

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.




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?


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