Telegram may not reach out to as many as WhatsApp does, but its users are growing constantly. The messaging app offers some creative options that the one owned by Facebook doesn’t. if you are wondering what it could be, then read ahead to know more.
Telegram’s sticker system has been around since 2015. The app has been working on it ever since and it is way better than WhatsApp. Now, Telegram has come up with new animated stickers which are of high quality and fits in small sizes. This ensures less consumption of bandwidth. The users can now easily access these animated stickers using the latest Telegram app.
These animated stickers use the Lottie-based.TGS file format and uses 60fps to play. Each sticker takes around 20-30 kilobytes. This is way less than that of an average photo.
If you are thinking that these beautiful animated would suck the battery out of your phone, then you are totally wrong. These magical stickers use less battery as well.
Animated stickers are one of the features that make Telegram popular. Though Telegram develops and distributes these stickers, the TGS format is an open one. The users and artists can develop their own stickers with the help of this format and also distribute them using this platform.
With a tap on the received sticker, the users can download them and add it to their library. The users can type in relevant emoji and search for new stickers. The app will show you the related stickers accordingly.
Source: Gadgets 360, Android Police
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