Viber is most popular application which provides the function of voice over internet protocol and is available for almost every mobile operating system. Viber messenger allows cross-platform free calling and messaging with seamless integration to your mobile. Apart of sending text messages, users can now compose video messages and send them to their friends. Audio messages, images and file exchange are now also possible. Thanks to the recent update for the application!
Viber is the only app using currently available on almost all the mobile OSes present in the world. This includes Mac, Android, Blackberry, Bada, Symbian, Windows phone and, Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Microsoft Windows 10.
Available features and added functionality:
Though tangible functions vary with the OS, Viber provides basic features to all. This contains free calling over the internet and sending text messages. Android and iOS have extended features like presence of stickers that make every conversation colorful and charming. The user interface is friendly with tab at the bottom which provides access to received messages, recent calls (received, missed and initiated), contact book. Other features can be called upon by accessing the virtual keypad.
Create Viber account
When installed, Viber messenger automatically creates a user account associate with the mobile phone number after confirming for users permission to access mobile data, messaging features, contacts access and others. The whole Viber community is represented by their mobile phone numbers, thereby eliminating the need of registering for it or managing any password or even adding each member by self. If a new contact is added to the phone, Viber checks its availability in community of hundreds of millions of users. If found, silently adds them to the Viber contact list. For those not associated with Viber, when called, it prompts to make a call or text them via mobile carrier or inviting them to the community for communicating via free features.
Over the time Viber is getting a large user base reaching every corner of the world. Therefore the company is now releasing its app in languages other than English. Till today, the application is available in more than 30 regional languages consisting of English, Arabic, Chinese (simplified and traditional), French, Greek, German and many more to write about.
Usability of Viber messenger:
The physical appearance of Viber completely resembles with the built in app appeal of the mobile operating system it is installed upon. The integration with every OS to that extent is the plus point of this app and well appraised by the users. Besides this, the app is easy to use and responds quickly to the users. The calling and text messaging is instant without any reported lag. Access to the contacts is all through the app and calls either via Viber or through the GSM, both can be initiated from the same interface (due to restriction by contacting Viber users for free!)
Viber is known for its simplistic and user friendly approach to provide a flawless experience to feel. A user of any age can easily use this app. The positive response of the application users is the key source of increasing popularity. The Viber messenger team always welcomes and responds to the complaints as well as demands of features from its community colloquially.