Starting today, Viber for Windows 10 beta is now available for download from the Windows Store. Viber is a free app that lets people send messages, take photos and video calls over WiFi as well as cellular networks.
Viber was previously available only on Windows 10 Mobile, but now Viber can be used from any Windows 10 device as a Universal Windows 10 app. Viber for Windows 10 beta adds some special new features and is optimized to work on whatever size Windows 10 device; whether it be your Windows 10 PC or Windows 10 Mobile device.
In a blog post, Microsoft explains some of these new features with Viber for Windows 10 beta:
"Viber for Windows 10 beta delivers features unavailable on earlier versions of the app. Now, in addition to messaging friends for free, sharing photos, videos and voice messages, adding stickers and links, and other popular features, users can enjoy Public Chats, end-to-end encryption and People app integration as well. Group messages of up to 200 participants are possible, and if you have second thoughts about a message you’ve sent, just delete it – from everyone in the conversation, even after it’s been delivered."
Viber for Windows 10 beta was designed for viewing on any size Windows 10 device. Chat Responsive design resizes the app for optimal viewing, whether you’re on your mobile device, laptop, or tablet. Even chat info and contact details are viewable on your PC. And for peace of mind, a padlock icon confirms that all of your messages, including group messages and those across different platforms, are secure.
Viber for Windows 10 beta also features the same connectivity on your PC that allows you to send messages and view your contacts securely and safely. Here are other features of Viber on Windows 10 beta:
- Responsive design that runs across all Windows 10 devices
- Best-quality HD voice calls
- Video calls on tablets and PC
- Text, photo and sticker messages
- Full sync between all of your devices
- Transfer ongoing calls between devices
- Live Tile and push notifications
- Pin conversations directly to the Start menu
Viber for Windows 10 beta is available for free from the Windows Store.