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CircleCI GitHub release App Store AUR version Dependabot Crowdin

Whalebird is a mastodon client for desktop application.



  • An interface like slack
  • Notify to desktop
  • Streaming
  • Many keyboard shortcuts
  • Manage multiple accounts


MacLinux, Windows
Toot, Reply Cmd + Enter Ctrl + Enter
Change accounts Cmd + 1, 2, 3... Ctrl + 1, 2, 3...
Jump to another timeline Cmd + k Ctrl + k
Open new toot window Cmd + n Ctrl + n
Reload current timeline Cmd + r Ctrl + r
Select next toot j j
Select previous toot k k
Switch focus to left column h h
Switch focus to right column l l
Reply to the toot r r
Reblog the toot b b
Favourite the toot f f
Open details of the toot o o
Open account profile of the toot p p
Open the images i i
Show/hide CW and NSFW x x
Close current page esc esc
Show shortcut keys ? ?



App Store

Or you can download .dmg from release page.

So on, you can install from Homebrew:

$ brew update
$ brew cask install whalebird

Thanks to @singingwolfboy for adding it to homebrew-cask.


There are some packages in release page, for example .deb, .rpm and .AppImage. If you do not want to use the package manager, please download .tar.bz2 file and decompress it.

If you are using snap, please install from snapcraft.io.

$ sudo snap install whalebird

Or you can install from Arch User Repository.

$ yay -S whalebird


You can download .exe from release page.


If you can speak multiple languages, could you please help with translation in Crowdin?

Or if you want add new language, please create an issue. I will add it.


We'd love you to contribute to Whalebird.

Minimum requirements for development

  • Node.js greater than or equal version 8.9.0 (12.x is recommended)
  • npm or yarn

Getting started

# clone this repository
$ git clone https://github.com/h3poteto/whalebird-desktop.git
$ cd whalebird-desktop

# Install font config
$ sudo apt-get install libfontconfig-dev

# install dependencies
$ yarn install

# serve with hot reload at localhost:9080
$ yarn run dev


The software is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.


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