Introducing Plato Desktop 💻

Hi All,

We are super excited today to announce a new complimentary app for Plato - Plato Desktop.

Plato Desktop offers a simple native experience to ease accessing your Plato site. Plato Desktop is designed primarily for those authoring content or helping users within your Plato installation but can be used by anyone to ease accessing your Plato content.

You can download the Plato Desktop app via the Microsoft Store. For details please see the Plato Desktop download page at

Key Features

  • Easy access to your Plato site
  • Pin Plato to your taskbar or desktop
  • Remembers where you left off
  • Light & dark modes
  • Customizable background images

Plato Desktop In Action

You can see below several screen grabs showing Plato Desktop in action...

Light Theme

Below you can see the Plato Desktop app with the light theme applied...

Plato Desktop (Light Theme)

Dark Theme (with background)

Below you can see the Plato Desktop app with the dark theme applied and a custom background image...

Plato Desktop (Dark Theme)

Full screen editing

Below you can see we are editing a doc in full screen mode...

Plato Desktop (Full Screen Editing)


Below you can see the settings that allow you to customize Plato Desktop...

Plato Desktop Settings

Pin Plato Desktop

Below you can see how Plato Desktop can be pinned to your start bar like any other app...

Plato Desktop Pinned

Plato Dashboard

Below you can see the Plato administrator dashboard within the Plato Desktop app...

Plato Desktop Admin Dashboard

Open Source

Plato Desktop is free and open source software. You can visit Plato Desktop on GitHub at


Should you have any quesitons related to Plato Desktop don't hesitate to post within our Q&A area. If you encounter any bugs or issues whilst using Plato Desktop please let us know. If you have ideas for how we can improve Plato Desktop we would love to hear from you.


We sincerely hope you enjoy Plato Desktop and find it useful. We look forward to bringing you further updates for Plato 😃


Ryan Healey
Plato - All-in-one product support

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