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Telegram Desktop

Telegram Desktop messaging app Source


Needs tweaking to work well on mobile, see links under "More information" for tips.

Project links: Links with more information: Links to (pages with) screenshots:


Mobile Fit: 4

Almost perfect, works fine with tweaks for scaling, like scale-to-fit on Phosh

 Every feature of this app can be accessed via touch screen, no mouse or keyboard needed.


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Build and install your own flatpak: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/flathub/org.telegram.desktop/master/org.telegram.desktop.yml

Build and install your own Snap: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/telegramdesktop/tdesktop/master/snap/snapcraft.yaml

Please note that Snap only supports these distributions.

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Licensing and technical details

License: GPL-3.0-only

Frameworks: QtWidgets

Programming languages: C++

Build system: cmake

AppStream Metadata URL: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/telegramdesktop/tdesktop/dev/lib/xdg/org.telegram.desktop.metainfo.xml