Viber for Windows

Viber for Windows

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
2.7
out of 9 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.1.1.60
  • Total Downloads:
    356,421
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 10, 2013
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.3MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    3,821
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #2 in Chat

Editors' Review

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Viber is a cross-platform IM and VoIP tool that lets you make free calls and send free messages to other Viber users on your smartphone and then carry on the conversation via chat on your PC. Viber syncs your contacts, messages, and history automatically between your phone and PC, so all you need to do is install Viber's Windows app on your PC and the correct app for your phone (ours is Android), and let Viber do the rest.

Pros

Calls, text, pix: Viber enables HD voice calls, video calls, free text and picture sharing to other Viber users and group conversations. It adds contacts automatically, which saves effort, though some users might prefer more options (see below).

Cross-platform: Viber has versions for Windows (including Windows 8 desktop or mobile), as well as Windows Phone, Android, Mac, iOS, BlackBerry, Bada, and Nokia operating systems. It supports both 3G/4G and Wi-Fi networks.

Improved Windows app: We had no trouble installing and setting up Viber for Windows in our 32-bit Windows Home Premium system. We entered our phone number and an SMS validation code to sync our phone and PC. The whole thing took a few seconds and worked the first time.

Cons

Contact options: The Windows app automatically adds all your Contacts, which is convenient but a bit inflexible.

Data plan: Viber for Windows doesn't work without a smartphone. Viber also uses your phone's data plan to make some calls.

Bottom Line

Viber has some interesting features and is easy to use, and recent releases have made improvements. With more than 200 million users, Viber's base has grown, too. But in the end, most users go with what their crowd uses, so how useful Viber is to you may depend on what your friends, family, and acquaintances use.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"Malware, simply put."

December 14, 2014  |  By xPhaze

 |  Version: Viber for Windows 3.1.1.60

Pros

None.......

Cons

-Does not ask for an installation directory.
-Pins a shortcut to your taskbar without asking.
-Does not work on Windows unless you have a mobile device with the app. What the hell is the point of the Windows version then?!

The first two points define this software as malware alone, for me.

Summary

Installed directly from Viber.com.

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4 stars

"thanks to viber"

August 08, 2014  |  By vineth goud

 |  Version: Viber for Windows 3.1.1.60

Pros

viber is good to make phone calls

Cons

Viber is a proprietary cross-platform instant messaging voice-over-Internet Protocol application for smartphones developed by Viber Media. In addition to text messaging, users can exchange images, video and audio media messages

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2 stars

"Useless/not viable for me because of contacts setup."

January 11, 2014  |  By arizsys

 |  Version: Viber for Windows 3.1.1.60

Pros

Great application for free messages, calls and video. Also great that there is a desktop PC interface.

Cons

Takes over ENTIRE CONTACTS in phone, you can't just set up the users you want for Viber. Everyone in your phone contact list is added and will see you have Viber too, then be free to hit on you. Many users won't want business contacts on it at all or many of their private contacts, just close friends.

Summary

Was excited to install this, wanted to use it with a dozen or so of my contacts, mainly the international ones. Expected that I could set contacts up like Yahoo, Skype, ICQ etc by adding the ones I wanted, but it took over ALL OF MY CONTACTS on my phone (business & private).

When I deleted the ones I didn't want from Viber, it deleted them from the phone contacts as well. What a pain!

In the end very disappointed and uninstalled it after less than an hour. Needs more work and thought.

For sure it will be a success for many, but not for me.

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5 stars

"very nice software"

November 25, 2013  |  By manman142536

 |  Version: Viber for Windows 3.1.1.60

Pros

Very Nice Product

Cons

None until now

Summary

very stable and easy to use software

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3 stars

"I use win 7 and it works ok"

October 28, 2013  |  By poulstaun

 |  Version: Viber for Windows 3.1.1.60

Pros

I have it both on my mob and my pc.
When it works .then its not fine, but ok.
Supossed to have even free mob calls-and it is free..When it works too

Cons

It has to many "days off" and calling to make a Talk is realy lousy

Summary

Maybe Viber need a little time to get into it...because they are absolutely not there yet...
On the other hand its free..so how much can one expect

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1 stars

"Does not work on Windows"

October 22, 2013  |  By RKLG

 |  Version: Viber for Windows 3.1.1.60

Pros

Works like a charm on my Android phone, but does not even install in a Windows laptop

Cons

Why create a download for windows when it does not even install in a windows environment?

Summary

Don't bother trying to install in Windows.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Viber Media
Publisher web site http://www.viber.com
Release Date September 10, 2013
Date Added September 10, 2013
Version 3.1.1.60
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory Chat
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.3MB
File Name ViberSetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 356,421
Downloads Last Week 3,821
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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