Social network and messaging service, Meetro has announced Mac support for the first time.

The service uses a client-server setup to deliver what the company calls the best features of social networks and messengers combined with physical location.

Meetro lets users make friends in the conventional online social networking way, but also lets them know about their geographical proximity, so they can arrange to meet offline, should they choose.

"The beauty of Meetro is the direct way in which you connect with people nearby," said Paul Bragiel, CEO of Meetro.

"Just moved to a new neighborhood or city? Start up Meetro on your computer and see what kind of people live in your area. Have some layover time at an airport? Open up that laptop and run Meetro to see if any interesting people are hanging out. Meetro is where online interaction meets real life."

Meetro works with both wired and wireless networks. It is currently available for Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows 2000 and XP.

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