Laptop users can install Viber on their device by downloading the installation software for the program on Viber.com. As of 2015, users can install Viber on laptops and desktop computers operating on either Windows, Mac or the Linux operating system. Additionally, non-laptop users can also download and install Viber on various mobile communication devices operating on Android, iOS, BlackBerry OS or Windows Phone systems.
Viber is an application that allows the user to contact other users of the program through both free messages and calls. There is no limitation on the range of the Viber program and it can be used to contact users in other countries. Viber is also able to synchronize contact information and history from a compatible mobile device for the same user. Other features of the Viber software include the ability to transfer calls between devices, photo messages, video calls and high definition video quality.
Viber, originally developed by Viber Media, released on Dec. 2, 2010. As of 2015, the application is available in 30 different languages and is distributed using a free license. The company states that it has over 280 million users registered around the world and has over 100 million monthly active users.