App is apparently being transitioned into a browser extension. See https://twitter.com/stationhq/status/1302954729190952962
Station is a good app. Similar to alternatives Franz and Rambox - all of them are basically beefed up, specialized Electron-based browsers.
So the upside is a great cross-platform "browsing" (web viewing) experience (Electron is based off Chromium), the downside is memory and CPU consumption.
Compared to its alternatives, Station aims to be more than just a unified chat app, and has a few extra features such as 'apps' (the currently underutilized option to add special functionality to each site), subpages and separately toggled notifications for each app.
It's a great next step in the evolution of the Web - since webpages turned into web apps that need to be open all the time just like regular desktop apps, web browsers fell behind with functionality. They are trying to keep up (e.g. container tabs coming in Firefox or we already have pinned tabs), but they are still primarily tailored for browsing and not work, despite the fact that many people primarily do their work inside web apps.
Station lets you focus on the work part and keep the web browser for actually finding and viewing new content. No more opening-closing-checking-reloading-forgetting etc.
At the moment of this writing, Station is a new startup that recently got funded to develop into a more mature app. The company is still in its infancy, the app is free (but not open-source) and the exact way of its future monetization is unknown. Hopefully it will become a successful product with a nice community that both individuals and businesses will happily use.
A good (and free) alternative to Shift, however it was difficult to trade using the application at the expense of horrible performance, hundreds of JS error threads and a staggering 850MB in ram at fresh start. The application is a customization of BrowserX and although the interface is nice and polished, you still feel you are using a browser and not an actual app.
Please be carefull with this program. My bitdefender reported this as Ransomware and removed it from my computer.
Nice free way of staying logged in to a lot of my frequently-used webapps without cluttering up my browser with them. Get email, tasks, music, calendaring out of the browser and only focus on them when you need!
Look and feel are great, have support for lot of apps, but you can´t add 2 whatsapp account for example regulara whatsapp an business so is a deal breaker if you look for that function.
This app certainly has potential, but developers seem to be ignoring the most requested feature, simply because they don't want to add it. What messaging app doesn't have 'minimize to tray' or 'close to tray' or 'alt-f4 closes application' functionality in today's world?
Hard pass. Great intention, poor implementation
There is another Mac program called "Station" by True North Software which functions similar to DragThing
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