Everyone’s favorite chat app finally gets a desktop client

All jokes aside, Allo is actually a nice app, just one that is missing some big features. Earlier this year, we received some news that Google’s controversial messaging app, Allo, would be getting a desktop client sometime in the future—when, we did not know. But starting today, that change is finally here and here’s what the process is like.

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[Update: Release date confirmed] Google Allo may launch this week

Update 1: Evan Blass (@evleaks) confirms Allo release date as Wednesday, 9/21. It’s happening.


Back at Google I/O in May, Google announced two new messaging applications, Allo and Duo. As I’m sure you know, Duo has been released to the public for about a month now, while Allo, initially bound for a summer release, has been silent.

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