Getting Started

Follow the instructions below to get started.

Install the macOS application

  1. Download for Mac (requires macOS 13.0 or higher)

  2. Unzip the .zip file.

  3. Move the extracted ChatPC application file to your Applications folder.

    move app to applications folder

  4. Go to your Applications folder and open the ChatPC application.

  5. The app will appear in the MacOS menu bar at the top right of your screen.

    opened app

  6. A signup window will appear.


  7. Click the Sign up button and click Continue in the popup. This will open a sign up window in your web browser.

    sign up

  8. Follow the instructions on the sign up page.

Actions allow ChatPC to interact with your local computer and interact with other native applications.

When you first open the chat window, you’ll be presented with an option to add the recommended actions.

add recommeneded actions

Actions can be managed in the ChatPC settings Actions tab.

Note that the more actions you add, the more credits you will consume per chat message.

Try out some prompts!

Open the chat window, and enter the following prompt:

Approve the action to create the folder. Then enter the following prompt:

Approve the action to create the file. Then enter the following prompt:

Manage your chats

  1. Use the title bar to start a new chat, view previous chats, and delete chats.

    chat management

Grant permissions

  1. As you use ChatPC, you may be prompted for additional permissions as needed:

    • Accessibility features (you can change this setting anytime in your Mac’s System Settings > Privacy & Security > Accessibility)

      accessibility permission alert

      accessibility permission alert

    • "" wants access to control... (you can change these settings anytime in your Mac’s System Settings > Privacy & Security)

      system events permission alert

Open the chat window

If you closed the chat window, you can open it any time by clicking the ChatPC icon in the MacOS menu bar. Any selected text in the frontmost window will be pre-populated into the chat input.

opened app

Subscription plans

The default free plan has a lifetime credit limit as well as other limitations. You can manage your subscription plan in the app settings.

Check out the available subscription plans.

With a subscription plan, you can enter your own OpenAI API key to avoid using your ChatPC credits. You can set your OpenAI API key under Chat settings.


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