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Skype for iPad is Finally Released!

Skype for iPad is Finally Released!

Posted August 2, 2011 at 3:09am by iClarified · 19356 views
Skype has finally released a video chat application for the iPad.

Bring your Skype contacts closer with full screen video at your fingertips.
Beautiful and simple, this is Skype built especially for the iPad. Call, video call, or instant message anyone on Skype. Plus, if you add a little Skype Credit, call landlines and mobiles at really low rates.


Simple to use:
• Join Skype on your iPad in a few moments or just sign straight in to your account.
• If you already have a Skype account, your Skype contacts will automatically be there on your iPad.
• We've made adding new Skype contacts really easy.
• Once they're in your Contact list, call, video or instant message them in one touch.
• Flick through recent calls and instant messages in your Skype for iPad history.
• Skype for iPad works over Wi-Fi or 3G (operator data charges may apply). Call Skype contacts on their iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, PC, Mac and even Skype enabled TVs.

Access free Skype features:
• Talk face-to-face or show what you're seeing with front and back-facing cameras.
• Use Skype for iPad to call anyone else on Skype – and enjoy near CD quality (SILK) sound.
• Instant message and add emoticons to personalize your messages.

Then unlock even more features when you pay a little:
• Make cheap calls to landlines or mobiles from your iPad.
• Get an Online Number from Skype so people can call you on your iPad.

If you want to unlock these extra features, you can pay in a way that suits you.
• Pay As You Go with Skype Credit - great for when you're using Skype every now and again.
• Pay monthly with a subscription – best if you use Skype a lot.

System requirements:
• Skype video calling requires iOS 4.0 or above.
• Send and receive video using front or back camera on iPhone 4, iPad 2nd Generation, and iPod touch 4th Generation.
• Send and receive video using rear camera on iPhone 3GS.
• Receive video only on iPad 1st Generation and iPod touch 3rd Generation.
• Works with any H264 compatible devices, including TVs.

The Skype iPad app is currently propagating through the App Store. It is already available on the New Zealand app store and should be available on the U.S. App Store soon. You can see a video of the app here.

Update:
It's in the U.S. App Store. Get it here!

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Skype for iPad is Finally Released!

Skype for iPad is Finally Released!

Skype for iPad is Finally Released!

Skype for iPad is Finally Released!
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Rob
Rob - August 3, 2011 at 10:23am
Late to the party and half dressed, but at least it's a start. Contact photos are not showing, iPad Contacts are buried behind a useless "tags" button instead of being in the sidebar or directly on the dial pad where they are in every other version of skype. And how about a list style option for contact instead of the huge (generic) icon where a photo should be? B-
Mike Djojo
Mike Djojo - August 2, 2011 at 3:46pm
Finally formally released for Indonesia Appstore...butbit pops up only working on unmodified devices? Meaning no jailbroken devices? But it works just fine on my Jailbroken iOS 4.3.3
Mimshack tee
Mimshack tee - August 2, 2011 at 6:41pm
It works just fine on mine too. Hours after I downloaded it disappeared from the app store. I wonder why???
BSoares
BSoares - August 2, 2011 at 2:22pm
It just got released again :)
Shameer
Shameer - August 2, 2011 at 10:05am
I got it last night and have it right now
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