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Chatterino for Mac

  -  30.4 MB  -  Freeware
  • Latest Version

    Chatterino 2.4.4 LATEST

  • Review by

    Juan Garcia

  • Operating System

    macOS 10.13 High Sierra or later

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  • Author / Product

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Chatterino for Mac is a chat client for Twitch chat. It aims to be an improved/extended version of the Twitch web chat. Enjoy!

Features and Highlights

Batteries Included
Support for Twitch, BetterTTV, and FrankerFaceZ emotes. Dark Theme. (also Light Theme.)

Lots of Customizations
View multiple chats side-by-side in one tab. Ignore or highlight messages based on your own criteria.

Engage in Your Communities
Talk in both online and top-secret offline chats. Get notified when people mention you. Connect to as many channels* as you like to.

Your Laptop Fans Get to Take a Break
Chatterino for macOS is a native desktop application that’s easy on your CPU & GPU.

Streamer Mode
Hide user content while OBS is running. Horses strictly prohibited.

Link Information
Preview image links before opening them. View YouTube stats. Preview emotes from links. This is disabled by default for privacy reasons.

Mentions Panel
Combine all your mentions in the “/mentions” panel to keep track. Don’t miss important messages while streaming.

Note: Requires Twitch Account.

Also Available: Download Chatterino for Windows

What's new in this version:

Chatterino 2.4.4
- Added /shield and /shieldoff commands to toggle shield mode
- Added a Send button in the input box so you can click to send a message. This is disabled by default and can be enabled with the "Show send message button" setting
- Improved error messages when the updater fails a download

- Fixed an issue where some menus warp around on macOS
- Fixed link tooltips not showing unless the thumbnail setting was enabled
- Domains starting with http are now parsed as links again
- Fixed Ctrl+Backspace not working after Select All in chat search popup
- Fixed rare crash when scrolling up really fast
- Fixed click effects on buttons not being antialiased

Chatterino 2.4.3
- Added support for FrankerFaceZ animated emotes

- Added the ability to reply to a message by Shift + Right Clicking the username
- Reply context now censors blocked users
- Migrated the viewer list to Helix API
- Migrated badges to Helix API
- Added /lowtrust command to open the suspicious user activity feed in browser
- Added better filter validation and error messages
- Updated the look of the Black Theme to be more in line with the other themes
- Re-added leading @mentions from replies in chat logs. These were accidentally removed during the reply overhaul
- Updated the macOS icon to be consistent with the design of other applications on macOS

- Fixed an issue where Chatterino could lose track of the sound device in certain scenarios
- Fixed an issue where animated emotes would render on top of zero-width emotes
- Fixed an issue where it was difficult to hover a zero-width emote
- Fixed an issue where context-menu items for zero-width emotes displayed the wrong provider
- Fixed an issue where the "Enable zero-width emotes" setting was showing the inverse state
- Fixed blocked user list being empty when opening the settings dialog for the first time
- Fixed blocked user list sticking around when switching from a logged in user to being logged out
- Fixed search popup ignoring setting for message scrollback limit
- Fixed a memory leak that occurred when loading message history. This was mostly noticeable with unstable internet connections where reconnections were frequent or long-running instances of Chatterino
- Fixed Twitch channel-specific filters not being applied correctly
- Fixed /mods displaying incorrectly when the channel has no mods
- Fixed emote & badge tooltips not showing up when thumbnails were hidden
- Fixed disabled items in context-menus having a weird text-effect or the default text color

Chatterino 2.4.2
- This release fixes FFZ emotes since their API changed the URL format
- Minor: Added /banid command that allows banning by user ID
- Dev: Delete all but the last 5 crashdumps on application start
- Dev: Added capability to build Chatterino with Qt6
- Dev: Fixed homebrew update action

- FrankerFaceZ emotes/badges not loading due to an API change
- uploaded AppImage not being able to execute most web requests
- a potential race condition due to using the wrong lock when loading 7TV badges

Chatterino 2.4.1
- Added live emote updates for BTTV
- Fix some actions (e.g. banning) not working (see specific entries in Bugfix)

- Added setting to turn off rendering of reply context
- Changed the highlight order to prioritize Message highlights over User highlights
- Added a setting to highlight your own messages in Highlights -> Users
- Added the ability to negate search options by prefixing it with an exclamation mark (e.g. !badge:mod to search for messages where the author does not have the moderator badge)
- Search window input will automatically use currently selected text if present
- Grouped highlight sound columns together and improved wording for the default sound setting
- Tables in settings window will now scroll to newly added rows
- Added setting to select which channels to log
- Added channel name to /mentions log entries
- Added link to streamlink docs for easier user setup
- Added support for HTTP and Socks5 proxies through environment variables
- Added crashpad to capture crashes on Windows locally. See PR for build/crash analysis instructions
- Github releases now include flatpakref files for nightly builds

- Fixed User Card moderation actions not working after Twitch IRC chat command deprecation
- Fixed User Card broadcaster actions (mod, unmod, vip, unvip) not working after Twitch IRC chat command deprecation
- Fixed crash that would occur when performing certain actions after removing all tabs
- Fixed highlight sounds not reloading on change properly
- Fixed CTRL + C not working in reply thread popups
- Fixed message input showing as red after removing a message that was more than 500 characters
- Fixed unnecessary saving of windows layout
- Fixed Reply window missing selection clear behaviour between chat and input box
- Fixed crash that could occur when changing Tab layout and utilizing multiple windows
- Fixed text sometimes not pasting properly when image uploader was disabled
- Fixed text cursor(caret) not showing in open channel dialog
- Fixed tooltip images not appearing if mouse hovered only first pixel
- Fixed crash that could occur when closing down a split at the wrong time
- Fixed crash that could occur when closing down the last of a channel when reloading emotes
- Fixed scrollbar highlight colors when changing message history limit
- Fixed the split "Search" menu action not opening the correct search window
- Fixed an issue on Windows when opening links in incognito mode that contained forward slashes in hash
- Fixed an issue where beta versions wouldn't update to stable versions correctly
- Fixed builds from GitHub showing up as modified
- Avoided crash that could occur when receiving channel point reward information

- Changed sound backend from Qt to miniaudio
- Removed sending part of the multipart emoji workaround
- Removed protocol from QApplication's Organization Domain (so changed from to
- Ignore WM_SHOWWINDOW hide events, causing fewer attempted rescales
- Migrated to C++ 20
- Enable LTO for main branch builds
- Removed unused include directives
- Removed TooltipPreviewImage
- Removed unused operators in Image
- Removed usage of deprecated QDesktopWidget
- Bump Cirrus CI FreeBSD image from 12.1 to 13.1
- Fixed inconsistent-missing-override warnings
- Fixed final-dtor-non-final-class warnings
- Fixed ambiguous-reversed-operator warnings
- Format YAML and JSON files with prettier
- Added CMake Install Support on Windows
- Changed conan generator to CMakeDeps and CMakeToolchain. See PR for migration notes
- Refactored 7TV EventAPI implementation
- Disabled ImageExpirationPool in tests
- Don't rely on undocumented registry keys to find the default browser on Windows
- Use QEnterEvent for QWidget::enterEvent on Qt 6
- Use qintptr in QWidget::nativeEvent on Qt 6

Chatterino 2.3.5
- Added highlights for first messages
- Added customizable shortcuts

- Make animated emote playback speed match browser (Firefox and Chrome) behaviour
- Added middle click split to open in browser
- Added new search predicate to filter for messages matching a regex
- Add {}, {}, {}, {stream.title}, {}, {} placeholders for commands
- Remove attribution and the open/copy options when right-clicking a Twitch Emote
- Strip leading @ and trailing , from username in /user and /usercard commands
- Display a system message when reloading subscription emotes to match BTTV/FFZ behavior
- Allow resub messages to show in /mentions tab
- Added a setting to hide similar messages by any user
- Duplicate spaces now count towards the display message length
- Commands are now backed up
- Subcategories in settings are now searchable
- Added the ability to open an entire tab as a popup
- Added optional parameter to /usercard command for opening a usercard in a different channel context
- Added regex option to Nicknames
- Highlight usernames in /mods and /vips messages
- Added /raw command
- Colorizing usernames on IRC, originally made for Mm2PL/dankerino
- Fixed /streamlink command not stripping leading @'s or #'s
- Strip leading @ and trailing , from username in /popout command
- Added flags.reward_message filter variable
- Added chatter count to viewer list popout
- Ignore out of bounds check for tiling wms
- Add clear cache button to cache settings section
- Added flags.first_message filter variable
- Removed duplicate setting for toggling Channel Point Redeemed Message highlights
- Added support for opening channels from links
- Clean up chat messages of special line characters prior to sending
- IRC now parses/displays links like Twitch chat
- Added button & label for copying login name of user instead of display name in the user info popout
- Make /delete errors a bit more verbose
- Made join and part message have links to usercards
- Show picked outcome in prediction badges
- Add support for Emoji in IRC
- Moved /live logs to its own subdirectory. (Logs from before this change will still be available in Channels -> live)
- Added clear button to settings search bar
- Added autocompletion for default Twitch commands starting with the dot (e.g. .mods which does the same as /mods)
- Sorted usernames in Users joined/parted messages alphabetically
- Mod list, VIP list, and Users joined/parted messages are now searchable
- Add search to emote popup
- Messages can now be highlighted by subscriber or founder badges
- User timeout buttons can now be triggered using hotkeys
- Add workaround for multipart emoji as described in the RFC
- Added a way to open channel popup by right-clicking the avatar in a usercard
- Add feedback when using the whisper command /w incorrectly
- Add feedback when writing a non-command message in the /whispers split
- Opening streamlink through hotkeys and/or split header menu matches /streamlink command and shows feedback in chat as well
- Removed timestamp from AutoMod messages
- Added ability to copy message ID with Shift + Right Click
- Added /popup command to open currently focused split or supplied channel in a new window
- Colorize the entire split header when focused
- Added incremental search to channel search
- Show right click context menu anywhere within a message's line
- Make Tab Layout setting only accept predefined values
- Added librewolf, icecat, and waterfox incognito support
- Updated to Emoji v14.0
- Add support for locking tab arrangement

- Fixed rendering of moderator announcements
- Fix Split Input hotkeys not being available when input is hidden
- Fixed colored usernames sometimes not working
- Restored ability to send duplicate /me messages
- Notifications for moderators about other moderators deleting messages can now be disabled
- Moderation mode and active filters are now preserved when opening a split as a popup
- Fixed a bug that caused all badge highlights to use the same color
- Allow starting Streamlink from Chatterino when running as a Flatpak
- Fixed own IRC messages not having metadata and a link to a usercard
- Fixed some channels still not loading in rare cases
- Fixed a bug with usernames or emotes completing from the wrong position
- Fixed a bug that caused zero-width emotes to be misaligned when the "Remove spaces between emotes" setting is on
- Fixed second chatterino icon appearing in the dock when restarting on a crash in macOS
- Fixed the "Change channel" popup showing a wrong window title
- Fixed built-in Chatterino commands not working in whispers and mentions special channels
- Fixed QCharRef with an index pointing outside the valid range of a QString warning that was emitted on every Tab press
- Fixed being unable to disable First Message highlights
- Fixed First Message custom sound not persisting through restart
- Fixed First Message scrollbar highlights not being disabled
- Fixed the reconnection backoff accidentally resetting when thrown out of certain IRC servers
- Fixed underlying text from disabled emotes not being colorized properly
- Fixed IRC ACTION messages (/me) not being colorized properly
- Fixed splits losing filters when closing and reopening them
- Fixed the first usercard being broken in /mods and /vips
- Fixed IRC colors not being applied correctly to NOTICE messages
- Fixed Chatterino attempting to send empty messages
- Fixed IRC highlights not triggering sounds or alerts properly
- Fixed IRC /kick command crashing if parameters were malformed
- Fixed crash that would occur if the user tries to modify the currently connected IRC connection
- Fixed IRC mentions not showing up in the /mentions split
- Fixed a crash that could occur on certain Linux systems when toggling the Always on Top flag
- Fixed zero-width emotes sometimes wrapping lines incorrectly
- Fixed using special chars in Windows username breaking the storage of custom commands
- Fixed character counter changing fonts after going over the limit
- Fixed crash that could occur if the user opens/closes ChannelViews (e.g. EmotePopup, or Splits) then modifies the showLastMessageIndicator setting
- Removed ability to reload emotes really fast
- Re-add date of build to the "About" page on nightly versions
- Fixed crash that would occur if the user right-clicked AutoMod badge
- Fixed being unable to drag the user card window from certain spots
- Fixed being unable to open a usercard from inside a usercard while "Automatically close user popup when it loses focus" was enabled
- Usercards no longer close when the originating window (e.g. a search popup) is closed
- Disabled /popout and /streamlink from working in non-twitch channels (e.g. /whispers) when supplied no arguments
- Fixed automod and unban messages showing when moderation actions were disabled
- Fixed crash when rendering a highlight inside of a sub message, with sub message highlights themselves turned off
- Don't grab the keyboard in channel picker dialog
- Fixed SplitInput placeholder color
- Remove game from stream/split title when set to "nothing."
- Fixed double-clicking on usernames with right/middle click causing text selection

- Batch checking live status for channels with live notifications that aren't connected
- Add GitHub action to test builds without precompiled headers enabled
- Add benchmarks that can be compiled with the BUILD_BENCHMARKS CMake flag. Off by default
- Added CMake build option BUILD_WITH_QTKEYCHAIN to build with or without Qt5Keychain support (On by default)
- Added /fakemsg command for debugging
- Notebook::select* functions now take an optional focusPage parameter (true by default) which keeps the default behaviour of selecting the page after it has been selected. If set to false, the page is not focused after being selected
- Updated PubSub client to use TLS v1.2
- Use system logical core count for Ubuntu/macOS GitHub actions builds

Chatterino 2.3.4
- Fixed connection issues when joining 20+ channels
- Added support for twitch's new emote format
- Removed support for (un)following users since Twitch has removed this feature for 3rd party applications
- Added the ability to add nicknames for users

- Added autocompletion in /whispers for Twitch emotes, Global Bttv/Ffz emotes and emojis
- Messages now use the timestamps provided by twitch instead of the user machine's time
- Added informative messages for recent-messages errors
- Added a section with helpful Chatterino-related links to the About page
- Now uses spaces instead of magic Unicode character for sending duplicate messages
- Added the variable for filters

- Fixed "smiley" emotes being unable to be "Tabbed" with autocompletion, introduced in v2.3.3
- Fixed PubSub not properly trying to resolve pending listens when the pending listens list was larger than 50
- Copy buttons in usercard now show properly in light mode
- Fixed comma appended to username completion when not at the beginning of the message
- Fixed bug misplacing chat when zooming on Chrome with Chatterino Native Host extension
- Channel point redemptions from ignored users are now properly blocked

- Ubuntu packages are now available
- Disabled update checker on Flatpak
- Add logging for HTTP requests

Chatterino 2.3.3
- Added username autocompletion popup menu when typing usernames with an @ prefix
- Added ability to toggle visibility of Channel Tabs - This can be done by right-clicking the tab area or pressing the keyboard shortcut (default: Ctrl+U).

- Username in channel points rewards redemption messages is now clickable
- Channel name in has gone offline. Exiting host mode. messages is now clickable.
- Added /openurl command. Usage: /openurl . Opens the provided URL in the browser.
- Updated to Emoji v13.1
- Added "Open in: new tab, browser player, streamlink" in twitch link context menu
- Sender username in automod messages shown to moderators shows correct color and display name.
- The /live split now shows channels going offline.
- Restore automod functionality for moderators
- Add setting for username style
- Searching for users in the viewer list now searches anywhere in the user's name.
- Added moderation buttons to search popup when searching in a split with moderation mode enabled
- Made "#channel" in /mentions tab show in usercards and in the search popup
- Added settings to disable custom FrankerFaceZ VIP/mod badges
- Limit the number of recent chatters to improve memory usage and reduce freezes
- Added /popout command. Usage: /popout [channel]. It opens browser chat for the provided channel. Can also be used without arguments to open current channels browser chat
- Improved matching of game names when using /setgame command
- Now shows deletions of messages like timeouts
- Added a link to accounts page in settings to "You need to be logged in to send messages" message
- Switch to Twitch v2 emote API for animated emote support

- Now deleting cache files that weren't modified in the past 14 days
- Fixed large timeout durations in moderation buttons overlapping with usernames or other buttons
- Middle mouse click no longer scrolls in not fully populated usercards and splits
- Fix bad behavior of the HTML color picker edit when user input is being entered
- Made follower emotes suggested (in emote popup menu, tab completion, emote input menu) only in their origin channel, not globally
- Fixed founder badge not being respected by author.subbed filter
- Usercards on IRC will now only show user's messages
- Messages that couldn't be searched or filtered are now handled correctly
- Moderation buttons now show the correct time unit when using units other than seconds
- Fixed FFZ emote links for global emotes
- Fixed pasting text with URLs included
- Fix reconnecting when IRC write connection is lost
- Fixed bit and new subscriber emotes not (re)loading in some rare cases
- Fixed subscription emotes showing up incorrectly in the emote menu

Chatterino 2.3.2
- New split for channels going live
- Minor: Added a message that displays a new date on new day
- Minor: Hosting messages are now clickable
- Minor: Messages held by automod are now shown to the user
- Minor: Load 100 blocked users rather than the default 20
- Bugfix: Fixed a potential crashing issue related to the browser extension
- Bugfix: Strip newlines from stream titles to prevent text going off of split header
- Bugfix: Automod messages now work properly again
- Bugfix: Login expired message no longer highlights all tabs
- Bugfix: Fix a deadlock that would occur during user badge loading
- Bugfix: Tabbing in Select a channel to open is now consistent
- Bugfix: Fix Ctrl + Backspace not closing colon emote picker
- Bugfix: Approving/denying AutoMod messages works again
- Dev: Migrated AutoMod approve/deny endpoints to Helix
- Dev: Migrated Get Cheermotes endpoint to Helix

Chatterino 2.3.1
- Fixed crashing when the extension is active
- Added the ability to highlight messages based on user badges

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