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.”