Maneesh Arora and Amit Sangani, former Google employees, are the developers of MightyText, an app that’s similar to Apple’s iMessage, except that it is an Android-focused application. Arora and Sangani wanted to give Android users the ability to view and reply to text messages no matter what device they use. They have been testing MightyText for several months with over 250,000 users, but the two are finally launching the app officially both as a web and Android app. MightyText promises to allow Android users to send and receive SMS text message from their PC.

To do that, users will have to link their existing phone number to their Google account, after which they can use the web app to view and send text messages, as well as to check calls and archived messages. But probably what’s so nifty about MightyText is that it will allow you to sync messages from almost any browser – Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Internet Explorer. You can check out the installation procedure here. While the app is free, it’s important to note that the texting charges will still apply using the standard rate of your carrier or network. You can also get the app via Google Play. Cheers!

Filed in Cellphones >Web. Read more about and .