Viber for Windows 10 introduces video call support

Costea Lestoc By: Costea Lestoc
2 minute read

Home » Viber for Windows 10 introduces video call support

Viber was released for iPhone back in December 2010 and as positioned to be direct competition to Skype. In May 2011, its developer launched a prerelease version of the app for Android, where only 50.000 users were able to access it. Finally, in July 2012, an unrestricted version was released. Shortly after, the application reached 90 million users and forced the company to add two new features to the iOS and Android versions of the app: group messaging services and HD Voice.

In September 2012, HD-quality phone calls and group messaging were added to the Windows Phone version of the application but only for Nokia users, due to Viber’s exclusive partnership with the company. However, Voice Calling feature was added to all Windows Phone 8 devices in April 2013.

Today, the Viber application is available for desktops (Windows, Mac and Linux), Windows 10/Windows 10 Mobile, Windows Phone 8, Android and iOS. In fact, the application was also released as a Universal Windows Platform app for Windows 10 devices. The recently released new version 6.1 of Viber released for Windows 10 devices brings Video Calling support.

Currently, Viber has over 700 million users worldwide and the application keeps growing. Thanks to this new feature, we are sure that more Windows 10 users will try it out.

Have you installed the Viber 6.1 on your Windows 10 Mobile? Tell us your thoughts about the latest version of Viber!

RELATED STORIES TO CHECK OUT:

Discussions

Next up

What to do if you are unable to restart DNS client

Sovan Mandal avatar. By: Sovan Mandal
3 minute read

The DNS server, short for Domain Name Server is where the management, maintenance and processing of Internet domain names take place. Or in simple terms, […]

Continue Reading

4 Christmas gifts for FIFA fans they’ll really appreciate

Madeleine Dean By: Madeleine Dean
Less than a 1 minute read

Getting the perfect gift for FIFA fans is actually an easy job. Basically, you get them anything related to their favorite game and you’ll make […]

Continue Reading

New Windows 10 Tablet mode concept shows what could have been

Matthew Adams By: Matthew Adams
2 minute read

Microsoft added Tablet mode to Windows 10 primarily for 2-in-1 laptops and tablets, such as the Surface Pro. Tablet mode displays a start screen from […]

Continue Reading