Franz is a free deskop messaging client app for Mac, Windows & Linux. You can use all your favorite chat & messaging services in this one single application. It supports WhatsApp, WeChat, Facebook Messenger, Telegram, Google Hangouts, slack, Skype, Inbox by game, game, wire, ICQ and many more. At the time of writing it supports more than 70 services. It comes with desktop notification, cloud sync, dark mode, extensible and more.
How to Install Franz on Ubuntu
Franz is available as a portable AppImage and native deb package file format. Download Franz in .AppImage file format and save it on your Downloads folder. Open the terminal application (ctrl+alt+t) and run below commands one by one. Here “Franz-5.9.2.AppImage” is the downloaded file name. You can change below commands based on your downloaded file name.
sudo chmod +x ~ Franz-5.9.2.AppImage
Install Franz via DEB:
Download Franz in .deb package file format and save it on your Downloads folder. In the terminal software run below command to install Franz
sudo apt install ./Downloads/franz_5.9.2_amd64.deb