Nokia and Nimbuzz have just announced the immediate availability of one of the largest and fastest growing mobile messaging applications available on the market, Nimbuzz for Windows Phone 8.With this release, Nimbuzz hopes to bring its popular messaging service to Windows Phone 8 users and expand its market even further.
The new application features support for English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian, Hindi and Arabic languages.
In addition, it offers resizable Live Tiles support content from within the application and visible notifications when the home screen is locked.
“Nokia’s long history with Nimbuzz across our device portfolio continues to provide our customers with great mobile experiences. As Nokia expands the reach of the Nokia Lumia portfolio, the reach of Nimbuzz also increases,” said Richard Kerris, VP of global developer relations, Nokia.
According to developers, with Nimbuzz for Windows Phone 8, users will be able to choose the size they prefer for display on the device’s home screen.
If they opt for a larger Live Tile, they will also be able to visualize alerts to the number of unread messages.
Additionally, The Live Tile will constantly flip over to display a part of the content so a user can decide to immediately respond, to join a chat group or to view later. This is done regardless of the live tile’s size.
“As the early pioneer in mobile messaging, Nimbuzz has witnessed an increasing choice by consumers to use messaging apps for communicating on their mobiles. Windows Phone as a mobile platform continues to gain traction around the world and our 150 million and counting customers can upgrade to a Windows Phone device knowing their favorite messaging app is available,” said Vikas Saxena, Nimbuzz CEO.
Nimbuzz Messenger 188.8.131.52 is now available as a free download via Windows Phone Store and it should be fully compatible with all devices running Windows Phone 7.5 and up. Check it out here.