The application that came with the dream of competing with Skype is closer to your goal. Viber today announced it has reached 200 million users in 193 countries, across all supported platforms. This is 60 million more than the end of last year.
But Viber makers are not satisfied with being one of the most used mobile applications. They want to stand up to Skype with the launch of desktop applications for Windows and Mac OS X, including support for video calls.
The Desktop Viber application , launched today, is the desktop version of the services that integrate with existing mobile versions of Viber for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Symbian and Bada. It also comes with the same end installation process simple, which uses the phone number of a user as your ID.
Explains resources , the PC and Mac users can transfer calls between the desktop and mobile applications Viber with a single click or touch screen, synchronize messages received and sent, and delete conversations on any device they choose. But the most striking feature is that Viber Desktop for the first time,allows users to make video calls .
The CEO of Viber, Talmon Marco said: “People spend a considerable amount of time on their smartphones.However, much of this use takes place in the home or office, where they have laptops or desktops nearby. With Viber Desktop, you can always use the device more convenient. “
The launch of the desktop application is not the only announcement Viber , and it will also make available to the public Viber 3.0, a major upgrade versions of iO S and Android communications service, and a new application for BlackBerry ensuring voice calls and Viber Desktop support. In addition, Viber has added support for eight new languages, bringing the total number of supported languages to 27.