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.
“Take the Excel charting engine, make it a standalone app that can chart data from any source, and give it a web/community sharing component for publishing charts and dashboards on the web. Except this charting engine is light years ahead of Excel in terms of both its capabilities as well as ease of use.”