Telegram for PC: A safe messenger for the cross platforms
Telegram is a lightweight messaging application which is having concealed chat options. These options make it very useful. It is a cross-platform messenger app whose clients are open source. The users can exchange encrypted messages, videos, documents and photos through this. This is available for iOS and Android platforms officially. Unofficially, this app is available for windows phone, Linux version, and OS X version and windows desktop client using Telegram API. It is more secure than WhatsApp and LINE. This has two types of chats like ordinary chats and server chats.
The chat history will be saved on Telegram cloud servers, and this can be accessed from any device. It is having mobile versions and desktop versions. The secret chats will be with an end to end encryption, and these are not saved on any servers. The conversations and chats are encrypted with a protocol called MTP. The server side software is closed source proprietary software. Telegram needs a major redesign of the architecture to let the servers exchange the data.
It has got cloud based messaging system which means all the contents and messages are stored on Telegram server. Due to this option, they developed desktop client for Windows and Linux. It works on Windows 7, 8 and XP. This will work similar to mobile application. It is easy and simple to use. There are some instructions given in websites to install Telegram for PC. It is an executable file and does not need any external software. But, first registration must be done on Android or iOS device. Then after installing and registering, application can be installed on PC.
Both desktop and mobile clients can be used at the same time. Because it is a cloud based application, messages will be automatically sync together.
First go to the Telegram Site and then download the “Get Telegram app for Windows” file. After that, this file needs to be opened and installed. Then, Telegram App will be installed to the PC. Then open this app and click on “Start Messaging.” If a person is having Telegram account, then he can enter that number. Otherwise, he can create new ID. A PIN will be sent to the phone number. By entering that PIN, all the contacts and chats can be seen if the Telegram is used already.
The user interface of Telegram app is simple and easy to use. Both desktop and mobile clients can be used at the same time. Because it is a cloud based application, messages will be automatically sync together. This can be installed in many devices simultaneously. Photos and larger files can be sent directly from a PC. Then the user can be logged out from the application. Next time when he wants to login, he can give number and verification code. Contacts can be added quickly to this app by clicking the plus icon.
Adding and deleting of numbers can be done in simple and easier way. Group chatting can also be done, and maximum 100 members can be added to the group. The application will not become slow by doing so. The secret messages in chat will be removed automatically after some scheduled set time. The status about the message reading will be sent to the sender. Ordinary chats use client-server encryption and server chats use end to end encryption.