Skyfire announces localized versions of its mobile browser with support for French, Spanish, Italian, German, Japanese, Korean and Portuguese, in the iTunes App Store now.
Mountain View, Calif. - April 4, 2011 – Today, Skyfire—maker of the award-winning rich media browser for mobile devices—launches support for 7 new languages. Skyfire’s rapid growth and user adoption has occurred globally, and now Skyfire fans from France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Japan, Korea, Portugal and Brazil can download Skyfire customized to their language. All portions of the Skyfire app have been translated to give users the comfort of browsing in their native language.
With nearly 2,000,000 downloads since launching, Skyfire for iOS devices has been red-hot. The latest Skyfire for iPhone and iPad release took social media browsing to the next level, with full Facebook capability integrated into the application.
Skyfire is dedicated to using cloud computing to improve multimedia experiences on mobile phones, and has created the first “Compression as a Service” (CAAS) offering for wireless carriers and device makers. Skyfire’s technology has been visible to consumers through the Skyfire browser app, which has enabled Skyfire to refine its technology with millions of users. The app was named the #2 App of All-Time for Android by TechCrunch, and was the top pick in a PC World September 2010 comparison of all Android browsers. Skyfire won the Best Mobile Application-People’s Voice at the 2009 Webby Awards and was named a Top App of 2009 by the New York Times’ Gadgetwise. Skyfire’s iPhone browser, launched in November 2010, quickly reached the top selling app rank on the Apple App StoreSM, as the first way for iOS users to access videos designed for the Adobe Flash PlayerTM. Skyfire was recently recognized by Light Reading as the #4 StartUp to watch in 2011. Skyfire is based in Mountain View, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. For more information, visit www.skyfire.com, or follow Skyfire on Twitter at twitter.com/skyfire.