Change is a good thing! The latest Viber update brings this popular messaging and calling app much closer to its competition by adding mobile video calling to the menu.
Viber has updated its Android and iOS apps to version 5.o, which comes with some pretty cool enhancements in both cases. First and most important improvement is, as previously mentioned, the feature of video calling. Now, users can make video calls from their phones, PCs and Macs, the company announced last week. The calls can be transferred between mobile and desktop versions as well.
The vast number of Viber users all over the world has been looking forward to the video calling feature. It enables them to always talk in the way that’s most convenient for them, wherever they happen to be.
As with all new releases, Viber 5.0 offers a number of additional improvements. With the desktop version comes improved UI, bug fixes and overall better performance. You will notice that the backgrounds gallery is updated too. Viber for Windows 8 v3.2 adds a refreshing element to managing stickers, emoticons and notifications; easier way to search contacts and online contact visibility from the home screen.
The latest Viber brings other OS- specific enhancements, like photo and video message forwarding and neew design for Android. iOS users will enjoy the easier sticker pack management- now they can turn sticker packs on and off as well as reorder them in the way they like.
This new release is a huge step forward for Viber. In June, the company announced it now has 100 million- plus active users and more than 360 million unique registered users. With the latest update, Viber gained a considerable competitive advantage in the market and a potential to become one of the most widely used service for making video calls.