Popular cross-platform VoIP and free messaging app Viber has been updated today with support for video calls from your phone. The app has also made it easier to add friends and manage sticker packs. Users who have updated to Viber 5.0 for both iOS and Android can now enjoy making video calls from their app. Moreover, this new feature is also made available to Viber desktop app users who are using OS X or Windows. Besides video calling, the update brings an easier way to manage your contacts you can now add friends by simply adding their Viber number or scanning a special QR code. Another new feature allows Viber fans to create and send brief video messages, which comprise of an animated avatar and the user’s own voice.
The Viber app for Android has been completely redesigned, the user-interface is now more simple and the app is fun to use. The new design of viber can also be seen on the desktop application, the app now has fun backgrounds gallery with several other improvements and for Windows 8 Viber has updated its snap mode with emoticons, stickers, and other notifications.
Viber also added support for a bunch of new languages including Bulgarian, Persian, and Serbian. The app update is rolling out to users in phases.