moderator note, part 2: The link has been updated to show a screenshot of the Basecamp for Mac download. It's located under the Basecamp icon in the upper left corner of a Basecamp 3 account.
moderator note: The original link (included below) was a direct link to a DMG with no authoritative context as to its source. The link has been modified to instead point to the official New in Basecamp 3 page (which, incidentally, makes no mention of Mac client).
The original link: https://bc3-desktop.s3.amazonaws.com/mac/basecamp3.dmg
Errr... This shouldn't be a link to the download but rather a link to the download page or something along those lines. I clicked it and it scared the hell out of me when it started downloading.
Sorry I couldn't find any other page talking about it.
How did you find it in the first place?
I was logged in to my account and there was a link that said Basecamp 3 for Mac in the dropdown.
Agreed, John, that was NOT COOL giving people a link that downloads something straight away. It should have been a link explaining what Basecamp have created.
Sorry guys it was the only link I could find and I forgot that it had a direct download.
As far as I can see, it's "just" a wrapper around their web application. But it's behaving nicely, it's fast and the notifications in the dock are the thing that would make me use it.
Basecamp finally made an official app for Mac.
It's actually announced now: https://m.signalvnoise.com/basecamp-3-for-mac-and-windows-is-here-fcf000f6ef1c#.rdtopmi4h
Thanks. Updated the link.
It's simply a browser-based version, not an actual desktop app. You can turn any web apps into this kind of Mac app by using fluidapp.com.
They added a custom Navbar with built in Notifications... but otherwise it's a custom web wrapper:
Seriously... direct download link. When would this be ok in any circumstance???
Sorry. Stupid mistake.
Since I can't reply to my comment, it's not unofficial. The link to download it should be in the dropdown panel if you click on the little Basecamp icon in the top right corner.