Skype Releases 'Skype for Mac 7.0' With a New Design for Chat and Calling

Skype Releases 'Skype for Mac 7.0' With a New Design for Chat and Calling

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Skype has announced the release of Skype for Mac 7.0 featuring a design refresh of the chat and calling experience.

Today we’re excited to announce Skype for Mac 7.0 as well as the preview for the new Skype for Windows – both of which have been redesigned to make it easier to chat and share. If you’re already using Skype on mobile, you’ll recognize some of these changes. We’ve made the Skype experience consistent whether you are using your mobile device or your desktop PC. Now, you’ll see thumbnail pictures of your contacts, a new bubble-style chat design, and consistent icons for chat, video calls and audio calls.

Skype Releases 'Skype for Mac 7.0' With a New Design for Chat and Calling

Features
● Design refresh of the chat and calling experience
● New file transfer experience including inline images
● Support for large emoticons
● Your Favorites conversations now “roam” and sync on supported platforms
● Skype is now a 64-bit application
● Support for limited instant message formatting – keep an eye on the Skype blogs to learn more about this feature soon

Fixes
● Application - Fixed occasional post-call crash
● Application - Fixed login crash that could happen on Retina laptops with an external screen
● Screen sharing - Fixed crash when closing a window that was being shared
● Contacts - Fixed sidebar pictures sometimes not loading
● Conversations - Can now change group chat picture

You can download the new version of Skype for Mac from the link below...

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Skype Releases 'Skype for Mac 7.0' With a New Design for Chat and Calling
Jnnk - October 10, 2014 at 7:28am
is it just me or Skype 7 for mac isn't available for download?? there seem be to be no updates on when i launch Skype and when i try downloading it from their website it actually downloads a file with Skype 6.15.0….??
Za - October 9, 2014 at 6:35pm
It'd be fantastic if Skype actually worked. Too many times, can't connect. Tested with laptop to laptop, iPhone to laptop, iPhone to iPhone, and it's just unreliable. Whatever Microsoft has done has made it worse.
Grandbug007 - October 10, 2014 at 3:17am
Funny, I always rely on Skype when FaceTime won't work...
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