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Skype Released

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Date: Thursday, September 17th, 2009, 12:31
Category: Software


On Monday, Skype released version of its popular Voice over Internet Protocol communications program.
The new version, a 43.9 megabyte download, adds the following fixes and features:

– Platform specific: OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard – Call Phones and Send SMS window “Type number” text field is too dark.
– Chat window does not refresh properly when chatting with a user whose avatar file is corrupted.
– When creating a new contact request, the option to request to see the contact’s status but not let them see yours is disabled.
– In a contact request, the option to add a new contact to your Contact list is disabled when the user chooses not to let the contact see when they are online.
– In a contact request, new contacts are added to a user’s Contact list even when they uncheck the option to add them.
– When screen sharing in fullscreen mode, the user can’t click on Skype menu items at the top of the screen.
– Platform specific: OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard – Layout issues in the video window when a video call is put on hold.
– The Hold button appears over the Call on Hold message.
– Skype sometimes crashes when plugging in or removing a webcam.
– Skype sometimes crashes soon after launching when an auto-config (PAC) file was used to connect to the internet.
– Skype sometimes crashes when shutting down.
– Platform specific: OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.
– Main window does not display properly when signing in as another user from the Account menu.

Skype is available for free and requires Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later to install and run.

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