Hike messenger, will be available in eight vernacular languages viz. Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Gujarati, Bengali, Malayalam, Kannada, and Telugu, on 23rd December 2015. This defies the English language barrier, that is often felt in messaging apps.
This launch, available immediately on Android phones. The new update brings several features.
The multi-lingual interface allows users to choose the language fo the app when they open it and experience the app in their native language. The Multi-lingual keyboard allows users to type in up to 9 languages including English. The glide functionality at the bottom of the chat panel lets you swap between the language with ease, thus upping the fun in chatting. This is an advantage in bi-lingual and multi-lingual chat.
The keyboard comes packed with predictive text technology that works on artificial intelligence and gives you a wide array of relevant words in your native language as you type, thus helping you save time and express better. Hike has also added stickers in all these languages.