The update brings a number of usability features for those in a hurry, including the ability to review images sent in a channel more quickly and listen to voice messages at double speed.
The full changelog shows:
- Support for custom languages. Crowdsource a cloud-based language pack for Telegram in any language using our translation platform, then apply it in real time.
- Interface scaling for large displays, up to 300% (up to 150% for macOS Retina displays).
- “Count unread messages” parameter for the badge counter in Settings> Notifications. Disable to show the number of unread discussions.
- Video messages displayed in shared media (under voice messages).
- Updated emoji. Goodbye question marks!
- Listen to voice and video messages in 2X mode if you are in a rush.
- Add a comment when sharing posts from channels.
- View all photos and videos in Twitter and Instagram link previews.
- Add emoji to media captions.
The Telegram private messaging app offers:
- FAST: Telegram is the fastest messaging app on the market, connecting people through a single, distributed network of data centers around the world.
- SYNCHRONIZED: You can access your messages from all your devices at once. Start typing on your phone and finish the message from your tablet or laptop. Never lose your data again.
- UNLIMITED: You can send media and files, with no limit on their type and size. Your entire chat history will not require any disk space on your device and will be stored securely in the Telegram cloud for as long as you need it.
- SECURE: We made it our mission to provide the best security combined with ease of use. Everything on Telegram including chats, groups, media, etc. is encrypted using a combination of 256-bit symmetric AES encryption, 2048-bit RSA encryption, and Diffie-Hellman secure key exchange.
- POWERFUL: You can create group chats for up to 5,000 members, share large videos, documents of any type (.DOC, .MP3, .ZIP, etc.) and even configure bots for specific tasks. It is the perfect tool for hosting online communities and coordinating teamwork.
- RELIABLE: Designed to deliver your messages in the minimum number of bytes possible, Telegram is the most reliable messaging system ever. It works even on the weakest mobile connections.
- FUN: Telegram has powerful photo and video editing tools and an open sticker / GIF platform to meet all your expressive needs.
- SIMPLE: While offering an unprecedented array of features, we take great care to keep the interface clean. With its minimalist design, Telegram is lightweight and easy to use.
- 100% FREE AND WITHOUT ADVERTISING: Telegram is free and always will be. We’re not going to sell ads or introduce subscription fees.
- PRIVATE: We take your privacy seriously and will never give third parties access to your data.
You can get the app from the Microsoft Store here.
Developer: Telegram Messenger LLP