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Electronic WeChat

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A better WeChat on Mac OS X and Linux. Fewer bugs, more features. Build with Electron.

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Features (CHANGELOG)

  • Modern UI and all features from Web WeChat.
  • Block message recall.
  • Stickers showing support. [?]
  • Share subscribed passages on Weibo, Qzone, Facebook, Twitter, Evernote and email.
  • Mention users in a group chat.
  • Drag and drop to send photos.
  • Behaves like a native app, based on dozens of optimisation.
  • Removes URL link redirects and takes you directly to blocked websites (e.g.

How To Use

To clone and run this repository you'll need Git and Node.js (which comes with npm) installed on your computer. From your command line:

# Clone this repository
git clone
# Go into the repository
cd electronic-wechat
# Install dependencies and run the app
npm install && npm start

To pack into an app, simply type one of these:

npm run build:osx
npm run build:linux

New: Wanna install it with your familiar package manager? check this out!

New: Or, with homebrew!

brew cask install electronic-wechat

Download App

License MIT

Electronic WeChat is released by this open source project. While Web WeChat is a major component in the app, it should be noted that this is a community release and not an official WeChat release.