Signal Desktop

Sep 29, 2023 - Quiet Riddle Ventures Free

App NameSignal Desktop
AuthorQuiet Riddle Ventures
Latest Version6.32.0
UpdateSep 29, 2023
Size(112.52 MB)
RequirementsWindows 11 / Windows 10 / Windows 8 / Windows 7
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Signal Desktop is an end-to-end encrypted communication app that enables users to exchange messages and make HD voice/video calls with the help of a set of the latest features. It proves the best alternative to Whatsapp and is available on all types of operating systems i.e. Windows, Android, iOS, Linux, macOS, and so on. At the start, it was a Chrome app that require an Android device to be linked, but now it has become a standalone desktop app while supporting both Android and iOS devices. You can get the complete source code of Signal clients and Signal servers from GitHub.

Signal Desktop Features

Freeware & Reliable

The app is available with a freeware version for sending and receiving messages. It is easy to use. You need to click the Registration Lock feature, insert your Signal PIN, and re-register your phone number. It can be locked using your device’s Touch ID or fingerprint sensor.

Fool-proof Security

The end-to-end encryption makes your chats and other activities on the platform protected from snoopers. The open-source app enables technical users to check the activities by reviewing the code. It avoids collecting any personal information from the users, as only a phone number is need to be added for registering on the platform.

Cross- Platform

The app as a cross-platform offers services to all digital machines including Windows, Linux, or macOS. The work process of the desktop version is quite similar to the mobile version, as you can send and receive messages, file attachments, and share media. The available stickers on the mobile app are automatically transferred to the desktop client for use.

Message Privately

Avail private messaging feature for your desktop. The simple processing of seamless conversation between your mobile and Windows PC is easily conducted. End-to-end encryption makes your communication safe and enables you to send private messages, photos, and videos even in your groups.

HD Audio/Video calls

The crystal-clear audio/video calls around the world give you the chance of communicating with your family and friends without any charges. Moreover, you do need not any separate login process, usernames, or PINs. Simply use your existing phone number to use the app.

Easy Access to Codes

The codes are free and open. You can get access easily from GitHub.  

Manage your History

The chat history has the auto-removing capability of keeping your favorite chats on board. The same setting of thread sharing helps the users to keep their good memories safe and secure.


How to Download Signal Desktop for Windows

You need to follow the given steps to download Signal Desktop for Windows;

  • Click the ‘Download’ button given above on the page.
  • Wait for completing the downloading of the .exe file of Signal Desktop.
  • Extract the downloaded .exe file, and click to open it.
  • Run the Signal Desktop installer.
  • Click the ‘Install’ button, and you are directed to the Signal Desktop Setup window.
  • Select your file type i.e. 32-bit, or 64-bit.
  • Wait for completing the installation process, and move to your compressing as well as extracting files on your PC.

How to Use Signal on a PC

  • Complete the download and installation process on your computer.
  • A QR code will appear that is needed to scan for linking the account.
  • Open your app on your mobile, and tap to profile option in the top-left corner.
  • Scroll down to Link Devices and click it.
  • Now click the + icon and give Signal permission for using your phone camera.
  • Scan the QR Code, and click on Link Device.
  • Type your preferred device name and finally click Finish Linking phone from the PC desktop.
  • It will link your account with your PC, and also all contacts, groups, and chat history will be linked.  

Final Words

Signal Desktop is the best alternative to Whatsapp with 100% fool-proof security and privacy features. It is cross-platform and makes your communication with your friends and family safe around the world.



Q: Can I use Signal on my desktop?

Yes, it is available with the same privacy features on all operating systems including desktop PC.

Q: Who developed Signal?

Signal Messenger LLC, a company founded in 2018 by Moxie Marlinspike and Brian Acton,  is the developer of Signal.

Q: Is Signal secure app than Whatsapp?

Both apps use end-to-end encryption, but, Signal has some extra steps to make the communication of users private and safe.

Q: Can Signal work offline?

Yes, you can use the app for communicating even without the internet or local network.

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