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Viber outs version 5.0 for Android and iOS, now supports video calling!

Viber Video Calling on iOS & Android

Viber, the no. 1 free messaging app in the Philippines with over 13 million users, recently announced the release of Viber 5.0 for Android and iOS, along with new versions of its desktop application for Windows, Windows 8 and OS X. Viber 5.0 delivers some powerful new features and enhancements, including the ability to make video calls from your phone for free.

“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.”

Every Filipino can now send the good vibes face-to-face with 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.

Viber Redesigned on Android

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.

Viber Desktop on Mac & Windows

Head to viber.com to download Viber for Android, iOS, Desktop, and Windows 8.

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