What is the best Facebook Messenger for macOS?

I want something which would handle notifications property. I don't want receive Facebook browser notification and app notification. Also notifications should be able to be received when app is closed.
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    Franz

    Messenger for WhatsApp, Telegram, Facebook, Slack & Hipchat

    It's free and can use multiple account in tab not like the single account Chatty.
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    Arun Sathiya4Happiness Engineer, Automattic · Written
    I used to love Franz, but stopped using it these days. I hate their tabbed navigation at the top. Anyway, is a good choice for starters.
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    о.Creative at DMNSNS · Written
    Good one ☝️
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    • Bridges to ItalyPrez, Bridges to Italy

      This is just the best app for your desktop, you can check all you social networks and email apps at once in a very functional way. Meaning, you can check but also use each app (post, reply, emails etc.) I just love this.

    • Joachim M. GuentertGlobal CMO & former eBay evangelist

      The amount of Franz's permanent CPU usage is a no-go for me. I stay with single IM desktop services.

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    Facebook Messenger

    Facebook's standalone Messenger for the web

    ronsheridan5Startup Wannabe · Written
    I have not found a reason to use anything else - but will follow this Ask to see what else is suggested.
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    Tarun GangwaniProduct, dev.twitch.tv · Written
    Agreed; messenger.com is fine, and I'm super glad it exists (half expect FB to remove it some day).
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    • Arun SathiyaHappiness Engineer, Automattic

      I love Facebook Messenger and I love how it is doing everything to take on all other chat apps + is feature-packed like Telegram. Native apps for Facebook Messenger on computers is something that I wish to see soon.

    • Companies use this more and more to invade

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    Chatty

    A beautiful Mac app for Facebook Messenger

    I like Chatty due to the fact it's really well-made and well-designed, it has a dark mode which means it fits right on my Mac, and it has some neat customisability options :)
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    Caprine

    Elegant Facebook Messenger desktop app

    JayDeveloper · Written
    Simple and nice
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    Arun Sathiya4Happiness Engineer, Automattic · Written
    Caprine is my most favorite Facebook Messenger app on Mac currently. Solid performer and is fast.
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    Rambox

    Desktop messaging for over 48 email & messaging apps

    LyondhurT&R Project Manager at Weta Digital · Written
    Better than Franz and other similar apps, simpler and and with way more service integrations. Plus, I feel it is a more cared for project, with good customer support and decent updates.
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    Messenger for Mac

    Facebook Messenger wrapped up as a desktop app

    JackProduct Manager @Poshmark · Written
    It doesn't try to upsell you for other products they've developed (or cheat you into downloading their bloatware) and best of all, the desktop app icon looks just like FB Messenger.
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