Welcome to Skype. Create an account or sign in, and then you're ready to call your friends free over Skype, and even talk face-to-face on video.
The Skype you know and love has an all-new design, supercharged with a ton of new features and new ways to stay connected with the people you care about most.What can I do with Skype?•. Looking for the latest Skype for Windows desktop releases? Wondering what feature changes and improvements are in each release? Check the table below for all of the details on the most recent releases. Skype for Android update. Using Android 4.0.3 to 5.1? A new optimized version of Skype is now available that's faster, smaller and uses less resources on your device.
Skype version 8.0 was relseased Monday. Microsoft rolled out on Monday a new version of for desktop, and said it would on Sept. Dubbed version 8.0, the updated edition of the groundbreaking video-and-voice platform includes new features, such as free HD video and group calls that can accommodate as many as 24 people. Pc Software Windows 7 there. The new version also includes message reactions; @mentions for individual notifications in a group chat; a chat media gallery; and photo and video file sharing.
Microsoft says the new version is more reliable and has faster load times. Users can upgrade for free. The software giant has also begun to roll out other new Skype features and will continue to do so over the summer. They include Skype version 8.0 on, a feature that lets you see who's read your messages, encrypted audio calls and text messages and call recording, among other features.
Life is busy and filled with too many options. Staying connected, with all this noise, can sometimes be challenging. And in a world of choice, having a familiar place to share with the people who are closest to you, can go a long way. Today, we are introducing the next generation of Skype to make experiencing life together, every day, simpler. Rebuilt from the ground up, the new Skype vastly improves the ways you can connect with your favorite people and, of course, chatting is front and center. We’ve made group chats more lively, expressive, and—most importantly—personalized, so you can chat the way you want.
With the new Skype, you’ll have countless ways to share life’s moments together, every day. Wherever life takes you, Skype allows you to seamlessly create, play, share, and do more with the people you care about most.
Your everyday place for personal connections We want to help you deepen connections within your personal network. There’s only one of you in this world, so now you can show-off your personal style by customizing Skype with your favorite colors. When in a conversation, you should always make sure your voice is heard, or more specifically, your emoticon is seen! By simply tapping on the reaction icon next to any message or video call, you can now easily express how you feel at any time.
And the next time you’re on an adventure exploring the world (or relaxing poolside on a deserved break), share your experience with Skype’s new feature: Highlights. Highlights lets you create a highlight reel of your day with photos and videos, so you can share everyday moments. To post a Highlight, swipe to access your camera, take a photo or video, then post it to your Highlights or send it directly to your contacts or groups.