Official app for OS X from Telegram team
This software is available under GPL v3 license.
Source code is available on GitHub.

Version history

v 0.8.17 stable 21.05.15

  • Crash fix

v 0.8.16 stable 20.05.15

  • Added support for sticker packs
  • New emoji and sticker panel

v 0.8.15 dev 20.05.15

  • Video captions are displayed
  • Photo captions are displayed in photo viewer
  • Round corners for messages

v 0.8.14 dev 19.05.15

  • Added support for sticker packs
  • New emoji and sticker panel

v 0.8.13 stable 12.05.15

  • Added support for new emoji
  • Improved emoji and stickers panel

v 0.8.12 dev 08.05.15

  • New emojis support added
  • Emojis and stickers panel improved

v 0.8.11 stable 01.05.15

  • Invite links for group chats
  • Gray unread badge for muted conversations

v 0.8.10 dev 01.05.15

  • Critical bug fixes for messages history loading

v 0.8.9 dev 30.04.15

  • Fixes for invite links

v 0.8.8 dev 30.04.15

  • Invite links for group chats
  • Gray unread badge for muted conversations

v 0.8.7 stable 24.04.15

  • New photo viewer design
  • Switch between files in the photo viewer
  • Grouped notifications when several messages are forwarded
  • New default chat background image (you can change it in Settings)

v 0.8.6 dev 24.04.15

  • Old default chat background image placed first in background Gallery
  • Forwarded files, videos, audios and contacts original sender name is displayed
  • Grouped notifications when several messages are forwarded

v 0.8.5 dev 22.04.15

  • New photoviewer design
  • Switch through files overview in photoviewer
  • New default chat background image

v 0.8.4 stable 13.04.15

  • Link preview layout bug fix

v 0.8.3 stable 08.04.15

  • Link previews for Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and certain other links
  • Two-step verification
  • View all your Telegram sessions, terminate specific sessions

v 0.8.2 dev 07.04.15

  • Link previews bugfixes
  • Links in preview descriptions are now clickable
  • Twitter and Instagram mentions and hashtags in previews are clickable
  • Fixed file uploading
  • Fixed photo, document and sticker forwarding

v 0.8.1 dev 05.04.15

  • Link previews for Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and certain other links
  • Two-step verification
  • View all your Telegram sessions, terminate specific sessions
  • Text is pasted from clipboard when clipboard has both text and image and image sending was cancelled

v 0.8 stable 26.03.15

  • Add a comment before forwarded messages
  • Hashtags suggestions in new message and search fields (based on recent searches)
  • Button to jump back to a reply after viewing the original message
  • Add people to groups by username

Dev version

If you would like to get all updates faster and be the first to test new features, you are welcome to use Telegram Desktop's dev version instead of the public one.

The public version is updated less frequently, but is more stable than the dev version.

Here are the dev version links for different platforms:

Windows Setup
Windows Portable
Mac OS X Setup
Linux 64 bit
Linux 32 bit

Just install it on top of your current Telegram Desktop and there you go.
Your feedback is welcome on Twitter