Google Hangouts Chrome App
Google on Thursday launched the Hangouts Chrome app for Chrome OS and home windows users. The company claims that the new Hangouts app has been developed with “new experience tailor-made on your pc.”
The app is now to be had for obtain from Chrome web store. The corporate notes that users who had been using the Hangouts Chrome extension on Chrome OS or windows laptop will obtain a message to check out the brand new Hangouts Chrome app over the next few weeks.
The Hangouts Chrome app also brings a slew of features to computers customers similar to condensed contact listing and chats (into one toggle window); a streamlined design, and all video and voice options from cellular Hangouts app on hand.
Google Hangouts Chrome App for Chrome OS and Windows Now Available
Notably, the brand new Hangouts app works outside of the browser and integrated notifications appear as chat heads, paying homage to facebook’s standalone messenger app.
Further, Google notes, “you’ll be able to get your whole messages as long as you could have the app running, and your chats will sync throughout Hangouts on all of your units.” The app also brings Hangouts’ video and voice features, with a Hangouts dialer enabling voice calls, and Google Voice reinforce for voice mails and SMS integration.
Announcing the information, David Levin, tool Engineer, Google, in a blog put up stated, “when you’re chatting with your family and friends, you want your conversations simply obtainable, no longer buried in browser windows. These days, we’re introducing the Hangouts Chrome App for Chrome OS and windows — a more effective, sooner manner to use Hangouts for your pc alongside no matter else you are doing.”
Remaining month, Google’s Hangouts app obtained free voice calls integration allowing the app to make free voice calls over the internet.
Google product supervisor Amit Fulay had revealed that calls had been free between Hangouts customers and to numbers in the U.S. or Canada. Hangouts calls could be on hand in the new version of the app that has been tailor-made for cellular devices powered by Android.