Viber Updates Desktop and BlackBerry Apps; Adds Support for Linux

The free instant messaging and VoIP service, Viber has launched an update to its Desktop and BlackBerry apps alongside bringing support for Linux-powered computers.


Viber

Now Viber is available for Linux users too, accompanying Windows and Mac desktop users. With this, the service is available on all the major platforms.

Now let’s have a look at what’s new in the Desktop versions:

  • The update brings a Viber Sticker Market which lets users to purchase and send their buddies stickers.
  • Support for drag and drop functionality, which provides you the ability to send images by just dragging them to the app.
  • Adds ‘Seen’ status, which allows you know when your recipient had viewed your messages.
  • Supports video messages and photos: You can now see photo and video descriptions seamlessly.
  • Enhancements to video call.
  • Upgraded push-to-talk feature which is now much faster and efficient than the former versions.

Viber app

BlackBerry version has also received a significant update in addition to the Desktop versions. Here’s the complete changelog of the latest version:

  • Ability to send multiple emoticons in the same message.
  • Now the message delivery is faster.
  • Enhanced group capacity, up to 100 members.
  • Integration with Twitter, which lets you share your photos on Twitter and ‘Tweet about Viber’.
  • Performance enhancements.
  • Bug fixes.

Desktop and BlackBerry users can download Viber from the links given below.

Viber download link for Desktop (free)

Viber download link for BlackBerry (free)

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