The popular and feature-rich cloud-based messaging platform, Telegram has now hit the version 5 on Android. It’s necessarily a major update embracing a slew of UI changes and other improvements.
The official changelog of the update goes like this:
- Support for custom languages. Crowdsource a cloud-based language pack for Telegram in any language using our Translations platform – then apply it in real time.
- InstantView 2.0. View web pages instantly with improved support for more types of content.
- New streamlined design for profiles, shared content, notifications and sounds, and general settings. Profile pages offer quick access to shared media.
- Pinned messages in small groups and Saved Messages.
The Telegram translation platform has been a very well received and unique capability of the Telegram. The platform allowed the users to suggest better wording for Telegram interfaces in any language. Now, with the latest update, the Translation service is taking itself to the next level
It’s now possible for anyone to use the translation platform to create their own custom language packs – and later apply throughout the Telegram app-interface.
The Telegram 5.0 improves the Instant View technology that allows Telegram users to view web pages in a consistent way, with zero loading time. The latest Instant View 2.0 has support for right-to-left languages, blocks of related articles, image links, tables, nested lists, horizontal view and much more.
Moreover, the user interface of the Telegram is embracing a certain level of an overhaul. The Settings screen is now more organized and easy to find what we’re looking for. Providing a streamlined experience throughout the app.
Some other that changes that are not mentioned in changelog are: Support for zoom during video playback and browse full-resolution images sent as documents just like normal photos, by swiping left and right.