WhatsApp might be building a UWP app for Windows 10 with Microsoft’s help

Interested in a WhatsApp UWP for Windows 10? That dream may come to fruition sooner rather than later.

A listing done by a Microsoft designer on Behance showcases off concepts of a WhatsApp design for Windows 10 with both a large and a small screen concept.

As per the Behance listing

WhatsApp is a free cross-platform app owned by Facebook. You can make video calls and send text messages, voice messages, documents, and user locations. I have been supporting the team with porting WhatsApp from Silverlight to UWP. We want them to bring their app to Windows 10 desktop and integrate unique Windows 10 features like Ink and Fluent Design. The project had [a] successful result which led to WhatsApp partnering with Microsoft, and we earned high praise from the WhatsApp tea

Windows Central speculates that WhatsApp and Microsoft may be working together on this, which isn’t something unusual. Facebook and Microsoft worked together to create a Facebook app for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 back in the day. In addition, WhatsApp remains of the few apps that still supports Windows phones with frequent updates and new features from time to time.

Should the firm launch it, it’s likely it has something to do with Microsoft’s Andromeda devices, which are rumoured to launch sometime this year.

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Via Windows Central.

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