Tuesday, November 22, 2011

BlackBerry Messenger , BBM V6.1 now available in Beta Zone

A Beta version of BBM V6.1 is now out in the BlackBerry Beta Zone for download. There's a few exciting features in this beta version .

  1. Colored chat bubbles – Customize the color of your chat bubbles contacts with pre-installed 10 colors . You can assign these colors to your contacts by simply going into your BBM contacts’ profile and select what color do you want for your BBM Contacts.
  2. 12 new emoticons – There's a new 12 emoticons added in this new beta version.
  3. Personal Message size increased to 160 characters – It is doubled the size of the personal message space to 160 characters. The previous limit was 80 characters.
  4. Camera / Avatar Integration – Now you can update your BBM avatar right from the BlackBerry camera app by selecting “Set as BBM Display Picture” from the menu options
  5. Animated avatars – Now you can access a selection of animated GIFs that come alive when you hover over the avatar. Three animated avatars are available as part of the beta as a sneak peak (including a ‘smile’, ‘laughter’ and ‘in love’) – with a greater selection to come at launch. You can access avatars when changing your display picture within the Avatars folder and can source your own animated GIFs.

P/S : The size must be 32kb and below to ensure it works properly if it is above 32kb the GIF image will be converted to JPEG image. It is also must be in a SQUARE DIMENSION.

A few Popular Animated Avatar

Recommended Animated Avatar website 32kb and below

To enjoy and download this Beta Version. First of all you have to register as a user at the BlackBerry Beta Zone website.

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