LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viber (www.viber.com), the leading mobile communications platform offering free messaging and HD-quality phone calls, announces today the release of Viber for Windows Phone 8. This version brings Viber’s free messaging and voice calls to the latest and most advanced generation of Windows Phone devices.
“Supporting Windows Phone 8 is a critical part of this strategy and we are thrilled that Viber will now be available on the growing list of Windows 8 devices.”
The Windows Phone 8 version of Viber features a “native” interface that has been especially tailored for Windows Phone devices. Key among these features are a native call screen and support for Windows Phone live tiles, allowing users to see their latest messages and other info from their home screen.
Other important features in this release include:
- Free calls with HD sound quality
- Free text and photo messaging
- Share photos directly from your device’s photo gallery
- Connect with your friends in group conversations of up to 40 participants
- Share your location in messages
- Pin favorite conversations to your home screen
- Lock screen notifications
- 30 supported languages
“One of our most important goals is supporting multiple platforms, ensuring our users can reach all of their friends and contacts no matter what mobile OS they use,” said Talmon Marco, CEO of Viber. “Supporting Windows Phone 8 is a critical part of this strategy and we are thrilled that Viber will now be available on the growing list of Windows 8 devices.”
You can download the app here: http://www.viber.com/windowsphone
Viber is developed by Viber Media, a pioneering mobile messaging and VoIP company. Viber lets everyone in the world connect. Freely. Viber users can send text messages, photo messages, share locations anywhere in the world, and make free, HD-quality calls on iPhone®, Android,™ Blackberry®, Windows Phone, Symbian, Nokia S40 and Bada devices over 3G/4G or WiFi connections. With more than 175 million users in 193 countries, Viber is constantly innovating by introducing new platforms and adding fun new features including stickers and emoticons.
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