The cross-platform instant messaging VOIP service called Viber, has released an update to its Windows Phone 8 version of the app today. Viber Out is a new feature that enables users to call any number, whether it’s a mobile or a landline, to non-Viber users. The service price varies depending on the country you are calling.
The new feature also allows you to send video messages and send multiple photos immediately. It offers support for hand-free Bluetooth as well.
Viber has been recently acquired by Rakuten, a Japanese electronic commerce and Internet company, earlier this year for a whopping $900 million deal.
The interface of Viber on Windows Phone includes a native call screen and support for ‘live tiles’ that let users to see their latest messages and other information straight from their home screen. Viber also supports group conversations of up to 40 people, location sharing as well as support for 30 languages.
Viber Out feature is already available on iOS and Android platforms. The desktop version of Viber was launched last year. You can download the updated version of Viber from the Windows Phone Store.