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Viber Brings the Fun to Desktop and Windows Phone Platforms with Popular Stickers and Emoticons

Viber, ( the leading mobile communications application offering free messaging and HD-quality phone calls, announces today the release of new versions of Viber Desktop and the Windows Phone 8 version of Viber. The new versions bring deeper integration between Viber Desktop and the Windows Phone version as well as added support for stickers, emoticons and other key features on both platforms.

Additionally, the company announced rapid growth on the Windows Phone platform with over 500,000 users downloading the app every month.

“We have focused on bringing Viber to multiple platforms, ensuring our users can communicate freely with as many of their friends as possible. Today we are very happy to bring important updates to two of those platforms, ensuring full compatibility between the Windows Phone and Desktop versions of Viber,” said Talmon Marco, CEO of Viber.

The new versions come on the heels of the recent Desktop release, which allows Viber users to communicate freely anywhere they go and always on the most convenient platform. In addition to the popular stickers and emoticons, key new features of Viber Desktop include:

  • Full support for group messaging
  • “Is typing” feature, showing who is actively writing in a conversation
  • Redesigned conversations list
  • Improved pop-up notifications
  • Full support for contacts with multiple Viber numbers

Users can download Viber Desktop here:

The Windows Phone 8 version of Viber features a native interface that has been specifically tailored for Windows Phone devices. The app features 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. The release also brings significant performance enhancements and bug fixes to the platform.

About Viber:

Viber is developed by Viber Media, a pioneering mobile messaging and VoIP company. Viber lets everyone in the world connect. Freely. Viber users can send free text messages, photo messages, video messages and share locations anywhere in the world, as well as make free, HD-quality calls on iPhone®, Android,™ Windows Phone, Blackberry®, Windows®, Mac, Symbian, Nokia S40 and Bada devices over 3G/4G or WiFi connections. With more than 200 million users in 193 countries, Viber is constantly innovating by introducing new platforms and adding fun new features including stickers and emoticons.

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