Voice and video calls now rolling out to all WhatsApp Desktop app users on Windows 10 and Mac

After being in testing since December, WhatsApp has announced that voice and video calling is now rolling out to all WhatsApp Desktop app users.

Desktop calling is supported on:

  • Windows 10 64-bit version 1903 and newer
  • macOS 10.13 and newer

Given its privacy PR issues at present, WhatsApp took pains to confirm that the End-to-End encryption is enabled by default for calls made using the service.

At present only 1:1 calls are supported, however, with WhatApp promising group calls at a later date.

The desktop app however remains an extension of the mobile app, with users still needing to sign in using a QR Code scanned by the WhatsApp app on their phone.

via the verge

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