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Skype updated to

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Date: Thursday, May 16th, 2013, 06:11
Category: News, Software


On Thursday, version of the Skype VoIP application was released. The new version, a 40 megabyte download, offers the following fixes and changes:

New and Improved:
- Infinite chat scrolling

- Improved find within the chat

- Custom Chat Styles removal

- Improved send and receive contacts

- Improved file transfer

- Support for Simplified Chinese

- [Contact] Easier to add a new number to any existing contact.

- [Contact] Easier to add a contact number from the Contacts list.

- [Generic] Fixed random crash when waking from sleep.

- [Generic] Fixed crashes due to outdated 3rd party plugins

- [File Transfer] File transfer shows correct received size.

- [Preferences] You can switch speakers from Preferences during the incoming call.

- [Profile] You can add “Apply an effect” when editing display picture.

- [Screen sharing] Picture-in-Picture for screen sharing will appear in case switching to the Contacts list.

- [Skype Home] Disabling animated emoticons from Preferences will also take effect in the Skype Home view.

- [Calling] Improved dial pad animation in the calling toolbar.

- [Calling] You can use firewire device for Skype video call.

Known Issues:
- [Conversation] Chat input field does not switch to SMS mode when adding PSTN numbers to new conversation. Fix is in progress for next release.

- [SMS] SMS sending status stays to ‘sending’. Fix is in progress.

Skype is available for free and requires an Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later to install and run.

If you’ve tried the new version and have any feedback to offer, please let us know in the comments.

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