LINE 5.20.0 Build 2040

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Effective communication involves sending and receiving data conveniently within the shortest possible time. Due to the growing demand for means of processing large amounts of data, better methods of encoding and decoding files are continuously being developed for efficient transmission or storage of information. Sharing digital data has been made possible with the invention of networks which supports the exchange of files between connected devices.

Advancements in data communication technology have led to the instant dissemination of information across the globe. Exchange of files of different formats can occur regardless of the location of both parties as long as they have an internet connection. LINE enables people to share media files like photos, voice messages, videos, location information and contacts in an instant.

How is LINE Helpful?

LINE is a communication tool that facilitates the exchange of information between users in different locations. It is available on several platforms including Windows, Mac OS, iOS and Android.

The software is easy to install and contains numerous features including stickers and emoticons, voice and video calls as well as the transfer of photos and files of various formats. You just need to create an account to get started. With its standard Instant Messaging (IM) design, it enables you to communicate with family and friends at your convenience.

LINE has a QR feature that uses a barcode generated by a particular device for authentication. The barcode must be scanned to create a connection between two or more devices. It has a straightforward interface that facilitates speedy IM sessions, saving of chats and managing chat history. You can also perform group chats as well as voice and video calls.

It features a Timeline where you can post images, videos, stickers, and text that can be seen by everyone in your circle. The Keep feature enables you to save your favorite messages and files, making it easily accessible. Besides adding new connections using the QR code, you can use LINE ID or the “Shake it” feature that suggests nearby connections when you literally shake your device.

LINE also allows you to stream a live video of memorable events which can be seen by friends on your Timeline. There a wide variety of face filters and effects that can be used in altering the appearance of a photo. LINE TODAY gives you updates on the latest news in various categories including sports, entertainment, shopping and so on. LINE SQUARE enables you to stay up to date with recent developments in a community of like minds.

You can adjust message notification sounds according to your preference. Privacy features include blocking of annoying users as well as hiding specific chats. It supports end-to-end encryption to ensure that unauthorized persons do not see the message except the sender and receiver. 

LINE Key Features Include:

  • Full privacy controls;
  • Access to various face filters and effects for editing images;
  • Updates on current news in various categories;
  • Barcode scan;
  • “Shake it” feature for adding new connections;
  • Streaming of live videos;
  • Supports end-to-end encryption for added security;
  • Timeline for posting individual status updates.


LINE is ideal for people that need to stay connected with friends and family on the go. It is an IM software that combines all the features required for effective communication across several platforms.

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  • Last Updated: 2019-10-31
  • Developer: LINE Corporation
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  • Version: 5.20.0 Build 2040
  • File size: 79.54 MB
  • Downloads: 1,236
  • Operating system: Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
  • Filename: LineInst.exe
  • MD5 Checksum: 1a7630dd6401709881d2a4626b0549c7