Line messaging service gets updated with Vine like 'Snap Movie' feature

Line rolls out v3.9 update for Android, iPhone and PC. Adds support for video calls and ability to toggle between voice and video anytime during the call.

By Silky Malhotra Published Date
25 - Sep - 2013
| Last Updated
25 - Sep - 2013
Line messaging service gets updated with Vine like 'Snap Movie' f...

Line messaging service has rolled out a new update for its app on Android, iPhone and PC. The update brings support for video calls, ability to create and edit photo albums and a Vine like 'snap movie' feature.

The update brings the video sharing feature called Snap Movie that lets the user record 4-10 second videos with their choice of background music and share it with their friends on the app. Users can post the videos on a person’s chat window and have it play on loop.

Users can also switch between video and voice anytime during the calls. The new update also increases the number of albums created by a user to 100 with each album having 100 photos. Users can now edit and create photo albums in groups or with friends. The update brings enhanced Home features to enable privacy settings for individual posts. It also brings a new functionality to remove users from your hidden users & blocked users lists. Apart from this the new update brings improved photo and video sharing functions.

To download the latest version of the app users can go to the Google Play Store or the App Store. This feature has been introduced on iOS and will arrive on Android in a few weeks.

Line messaging service which has more than 200 million registered users worldwide was introduced in June in India. The platform reached the 5 million user base in India in just three weeks after its launch. The app has over 8,000 stickers and 30 games and has unique features like interactive games between chat participants, message recording, file sharing and live calling on the go.

Source: Techcrunch