Version history

v 1.1.9 30.06.17

  • Supergroups can now have up to 10.000 members.
  • Appoint supergroup admins with granular rights. Choose who can add users, manage messages, block members, edit group info & username, add new admins, etc.
  • Restrict and ban supergroup members with granular precision. Read-only bans, GIF & sticker bans, media bans, temporary bans and restrictions.
  • Check the new event log to see all service actions taken by members and admins of a channel or supergroup in the last 48 hours.
  • Toggle night mode in the main menu.

v 1.1 17.05.17

  • Telegram Calls are now available on desktops: secure, crystal-clear, constantly improved by artificial intelligence.
  • The new Emoji, Stickers, and Saved GIFs panel becomes a separate space on the right when Telegram is running in a wide enough window.
  • Manage blocked users list in your supergroups.
  • Chat admins can delete messages by other members.

v 1.0.26 30.03.17

  • Send MP4/MOV files as videos that will play right inside Telegram.
  • Click on the date in any chat to quickly jump to messages from a specific day.
  • Change your phone number in Settings.
  • Edit who can see your last seen time and who can add you to groups in Settings.
  • Edit your list of blocked users in Settings.
  • App now respects the “Do Not Disturb” setting for macOS notifications.
  • Bug fixes and other minor improvements.

v 1.0.12 19.02.17

  • Support for more emoji.
  • Click and drag on waveform to play audio from a chosen moment.
  • Added Theme editor to Settings.
  • Bug fixes and other minor improvements.

v 1.0 11.01.17

  • Fabulous new material-style design and animations.
  • Support for custom themes! Check out some themes here: @themes.
  • Convenient tools for building your own themes coming soon.
  • Delete messages for everyone. When you delete your messages in groups and one-on-one chats, you can now choose to delete them for everyone in the chat, not just yourself. This works only for recently sent messages (same as editing).
  • Pin important chats to the top of the list so that you never miss a new message (right click on a chat, then choose ‘Pin to top’).
  • Groups in common. A new option in your contacts' profiles that shows a list of all groups you share with that person.

v 0.10.16 19.10.16

  • New audio player design

Windows and Linux:

  • Quick reply from notifications
  • Hide all notifications button added
  • Change notifications location and maximum count

Windows 10:

  • Respecting quiet hours for the notifications


  • You can enable native notifications in Settings

v 0.10 03.08.16

  • Trending stickers. Check out and install noteworthy sticker packs from the sticker packs settings box.
  • Archived stickers. Unused stickers are now archived automatically when you go over the 200 limit.
  • Group previews. Preview groups before joining them via invite link – see who else is in the group before joining.
  • New internal video player.
  • Improved design for chats.

Alpha 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 alpha version instead of the stable one.

The stable version is updated less frequently, but is tested better than the alpha version.

Here are the alpha version links for different platforms:

Windows Setup
Windows Portable
Mac OS X 10.8+ Setup
Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7 Setup
Linux 64 bit
Linux 32 bit

Just install it on top of your current Telegram Desktop and there you go.
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