Wire for Windows & Wire for macOS Updates:
Wire for Windows and macOS are using Electron, Github’s open-source framework. Combining our existing web technologies, we run the same Wire for Web code inside the macOS and Windows Electron application containers (also known as “wrappers”). The apps receive 2 types of updates: 1) Wire for web running inside the Windows and macOS application containers, and 2) updates to Electron container.
1. Wire for web updates inside macOS, Windows and Linux apps:
— You are prompted to update the app with a “Update” banner; clicking on the banner restarts the app.
— Releases take place on a weekly basis on Windows, macOS, Linux, and Wire for Web.
— Update changes the Wire for Web version number, e.g. 2018.05.24
2. Windows Electron container updates:
— You receive a silent app update when you restart the app
— Update changes the Wire for Web version number, e.g. 3.0.2828
3. macOS Electron container updates:
— You receive a new update through Apple App Store
— Update changes the version number, e.g. 3.1.2822
To receive all Wire releases follow Wire Updates.