Have you checked your recent iOS or Android phone updates today? Well, if you haven’t go check it out ‘coz Viber, the no. 1 free messaging app in the Philippines with over 13 million users has just released 5.0 update with new and powerful enhance video calling from your phones for free. The recent release of Viber 5.0 for Android and iOS, along with new versions of its desktop application for Windows, Windows 8 and OS X delivers some powerful new features and enhancements.
“We’re delighted to bring video calling to mobile,” said Talmon Marco, Viber CEO. “Now that you can make video calls from your phone as well as on your PC and Mac, you can always talk in the way that’s most convenient for you, wherever you happen to be.”
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Now, more Filipino subscribers can now send the good vibes face-to-face with their loved ones, as catching up with friends and family is just a video call away. Great things can happen as students can now video chat with each other, while officemates can simply conduct their videoconference on Viber. With video calls, celebrities and businesses can also communicate and spend time with their fans more closely.
In addition to video calls, Viber 5.0 also includes an easier and fun way to manage contacts by simply adding their Viber number or scanning a special QR code, along with a number of OS specific enhancements:
iOS: Users can manage sticker packs more easily, turn sticker packs on or off, reorder sticker packs, as well as easily forward photo messages.
Android: Users can enjoy a fresh new redesign, making it easier and more fun.
Viber also announced enhancements to its desktop application for Windows, Windows 8 and OS X:
Desktop v4.3: Includes a new and improved design, a fun backgrounds gallery and many improvements and bug fixes.
Win 8 v3.2: Features a new and improved design, an updated snap mode with stickers, emoticons and notifications. Other highlights and bug fixes include an easier way to search contacts, the ability to see online contacts from the home screen and PNG support for photo messages.
You may follow Viber in social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram with the hashtags #ViberVideoCalls, #ViberPH, and #Viber5 at @ViberPH or visit the following sites for your Viber updates at:
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