In case you missed it, it's true--that's the news. Tableau Desktop for the Mac.
And if there was any doubt, yes, that means Tableau Public too.
In my time at Tableau, this might just be the number one request I've both seen and heard (and from some very passionate folks too!). Well, we just showed it off at our Tableau Customer Conference. It's all the glory and fun of Tableau, now natively built for the Mac.
Soon, you'll be able to do this:
Look for it alongside our Tableau 8.2 release, early next year.
“I appreciate Tableau’s willingness to provide (Tableau Public), because it not only helps people explore important public data, it does so in a way that demonstrates to those who are stuck with obsolete tools how much more they could do if they had a good visual analysis tool at their fingertips.”