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Raptr Launches New Desktop App

by Jim Reilly on Oct 30, 2012 at 12:26 PM

Social gaming platform Raptr released a new desktop app today that allows users to simultaneously play games and access the network's content and tools.

“Through our new Raptr Desktop App, we are delivering a seamless in-game experience to players with the power to play games and simultaneously tap into their favorite web services and destinations, community discussions and content," says Raptr CEO Dennis Fong. "Gamers can say goodbye to alt tabbing.”

Below is a list of all the included features:

Interact and Share with the Community

  • Screenshot capture tool with built-in sharing to Raptr, Facebook and Twitter
  • Direct access to social networks including Facebook and Twitter
  • Game-specific community discussions
  • Cross-platform IM chat
  • Tracking friends’ PC gaming with ability to jump directly into their games

Access Complementary Content and Tools   

  • News direct from top gaming sites
  • Access to videos through YouTube
  • Email through Gmail
  • World of Warcraft Talent Calculator
  • Weather application
  • Web browsing

Rev up your Reputation, Ranks and Rewards

  • Post-game summaries
  • Gameplay, rank and achievement tracking
  • Raptr Reward loyalty program notifications

Head over to the official website to check out the app now.