Telegram Applications

Mobile apps

Desktop apps

Web apps

Telegram Database Library (TDLib)

  • TDLib – a cross-platform client designed to facilitate creating custom apps on the Telegram platform.
  • Telegram X for Android – a slick experimental Telegram client based on TDLib.

Unofficial apps


Source code

For the moment we are focusing on open sourcing the things that allow developers to quickly build something using our API. We have published the code for our Android, iOS, web and desktop apps (Win, macOS and Linux) as well as the Telegram Database Library. This code also allows security researchers to fully evaluate our end-to-end encryption implementation.

Telegram Database Library

Cross-platform library for building custom Telegram apps, see TDLib for details.
Licensed under Boost 1.0.
GitHub »

Telegram for Android

Official Android App, see Google Play Market page for full description.
Licensed under GNU GPL v. 2 or later.
GitHub »

Telegram for iOS

Licensed under GNU GPL v. 2 or later.
GitHub »

Telegram for macOS

Native macOS client.
Licensed under GNU GPL v. 2.
GitHub »

Telegram for Web browsers

Javascript client for browsers. Mac, Windows, Linux.
Licensed under GNU GPL v. 3.
GitHub »

Telegram Desktop

Qt-based desktop client. Mac, Windows, Linux.
Licensed under GNU GPL v. 3.
GitHub »

Telegram for WP

Licensed under GNU GPL v. 2 or later.
Available here »

Unofficial apps

Telegram CLI (Unofficial)

Linux Command-line interface for Telegram.
Licensed under GNU GPL v. 2.
GitHub »

Unigram (Unofficial)

A Telegram client optimized for Windows 10 (desktop and Xbox One).
Licensed under GNU GPL v. 3 or later.
GitHub »

MadelineProto (Unofficial)

A PHP MTProto Telegram client.
Licensed under GNU AGPL v. 3
GitHub »