New Group Text & Email iPhone App Sends Large Files, Videos with Dropbox

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[] Austin, Texas - Callvine today introduces its new Group Text & Email app to allow iPhone users to quickly send large documents, brochures, and presentations in addition to photos and videos – by text and email. Using Dropbox, the new app easily sends short links to very large files to groups of any size. With inboxes frequently overflowing and spam filters killing many mass emails, sending important communications by Group Text & Email can speed message delivery, improve response rates and increase deliverability.

The Austin-based mobile app developer has integrated the use of Dropbox links to deliver an easy way for instantly distributing any files stored on Dropbox in addition to recent photos and videos on the iPhone's camera roll. A voice message may be quickly appended to describe the accompanying attachments or to talk the recipient through a presentation or document.

"With Dropbox cloud storage used by millions of iPhone users, we felt it was important to provide an easy app for rapid distribution of Dropbox files by both text and email," said Rudy Prince, Callvine CEO. "With our new "Group Text & Email" app, users can easily select Dropbox files, append with photos or videos, even add a voice description, and instantly deliver to their team or group."

The app includes tools to quickly create and edit groups and large distribution lists. Messages and files are transmitted directly from the user’s iPhone while using connections to an existing Dropbox account or users may create a new Dropbox for free. When a message is received, the recipient is given the option of immediately viewing the file or filing in their own Dropbox for viewing later from anywhere.

Feature Highlights:
* Sends multiple files at once - documents, PDF's, presentations, spreadsheets - in a single text and email using short encrypted links
* Sends photos & videos directly from the iPhone's camera roll with the quality you choose - not truncated MMS quality
* Allows mass texting to large groups of even more than 100
* Transmitted Photos and videos are always automatically archived to Dropbox

Device Requirements:
* Requires 3/4Gen iPhone iOS 5.0 or later
* 1.3 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Group Text & Email 1.0.1 is free for a limited time and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Productivity category. Beginning October 15, 2012, the app will be available for $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies).

Callvine was founded in 2011 as an Austin, Texas-based developer of creative and intuitive mobile applications for group collaboration. The Company’s namesake app delivers free audio conferencing with HD Voice, live conferencing controls, synchronized notifications and 1-touch group calling. Its latest “Group Text & Email” app assists Dropbox users and mass marketers with the ability to transmit large files to groups. The company is currently extending its development efforts to group photo sharing for events. (C) 2012 Callvine, Inc. All Rights Reserved. iPhone is a registered trademark of Apple Computer in the U.S. and other countries.


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