Windows Phone users can now take advantage of a useful new application available for their devices, namely Nfc Interactor.Just as the app’s name suggests, the software has been created based on the NFC (near field communication) capabilities that some of the latest smartphones available out there come to the market with.
The app provides users with the option to easily create NFC tags, while also enabling them to scan existing ones.
“Nfc Interactor is a powerful Near Field Communication tag reader / writer app, aimed at enthusiasts and developers,” the app’s description reads.
“Tap NFC tags to analyze their real contents. Nfc Interactor will instantly tell you the writable tag size and parse standardized messages to human readable form.”
Courtesy of a dynamic message editor, users can easily come up with their own NFC tags, including Smart Posters, geo tags, social networks and LaunchApp tags. Moreover, the app enables them to send messages to other devices with a simple tap.
Some of the formats supported by this Windows Phone application include Smart Poster, URI, Text, Geo Tags (Longitude & Latitude, for opening Maps), LaunchApp (for Windows 8 & WP 8), Nokia Accessories, and Custom records.
Moreover, Nfc Interactor also comes with support for Social Networks (Twitter, Facebook, Skype, etc.), SMS and Telephone call.
The software was made available in the Windows Phone Store with a price tag of $1.99 attached to it, but the company behind it also provides users with a trial version.
“The trial version is limited to reading 10 tags and writing 20 tags. Upgrade to the full version for unlimited tag reading / writing, as well as additional app settings,” the company notes.
Soon, the application should expand its support for more tag types, including business cards and more, the company announced. Moreover, it noted that the core NDEF library of the application has been made available at ndef.codeplex.com (open source).