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Skype enables you to talk, make video & conference calls, send instant message.

License: FreewarePublisher: Skype Limited

OS: Windows 7, Vista, XP

Update: 2014-02-18 05:25:34Latest Version: 6.13.0.104

Change Logs

Skype 4.0.0.226
  • bugfix: Extras Manager was not installed to some users
  • bugfix: Skype incorrectly advised users of new Audio Devices available
  • bugfix: When adding a new number the phone type was incorrectly labeled
  • bugfix: Re-adding contacts to a existing conversation did not display the contact in the Add contacts drop down menu
  • bugfix: Video did not always scale correctly
  • bugfix: Skype occasionally crashed when uPnP port forwarding failed
  • bugfix: Improved uPnP handling for Linksys WRTG54G owners
  • bugfix: When dialing certain numbers some digits were erased from the beginning and the number became invalid
  • bugfix: Audio device was reset for some users on each Skype start
  • All localizations updated
Skype 4.0.0.150
  • bugfix: Renaming a contact did not work correctly
  • bugfix: New audio device notification was sometimes wrongly presented for SoundMax devices
  • bugfix: Incoming chat notification was played when it should not have been
  • bugfix: Changing ringing device also changed speakers
  • bugfix: No sound was played when sending a chat message
  • bugfix: It was not possible to remove echo123 from the contact list
  • bugfix: Skype sometimes crashed when recording voicemail
  • bugfix: Getting Started Wizard sometimes misbehaved after making a test call
Skype 3.8.0.115
  • change: Updated Extras manager to version 2.0.0.55
  • change: Firefox plugin updated to version 2.2.0.80
  • change: Internet Explorer plugin updated to version 2.2.0.176
  • bugfix: Account creation without a valid email address was not communicated correctly
  • bugfix: Skype occasionally crashed on startup when some specific sound cards were set as windows default
  • bugfix: Skype did not always go to "Away" and "Not Available" status automatically
  • bugfix: After locking the screen, video froze or went blank
  • bugfix: When user was not able to connect he was forwarded to wrong webpage
  • bugfix: Windows Vista screensaver was not disabled during video call
  • bugfix: Any link containing "+" was not clickable in a chat
  • bugfix: Skype crashed when set web cookies got damaged
  • bugfix: Video resolution did not scale up correctly in some instances
  • bugfix API: App2App transfers were disabled when File Transfer was disabled
  • All localizations updated
Skype 4.1.0.116

Instant Messaging

  • Text moved on screen when something was added to conversation while user was scrolling it.
  • Users were unable to copy and paste text from instant messaging (IM) text field into another application

Audio / Video

  • Some webcams were not detected by Skype
  • Video froze with some webcams
  • A long delay occurred when a user opted to start video during a call
  • Skype occasionally froze when selecting video options.

Accessibility

  • Skype crashed when focusing, with alt+tab, communicator message in compact view
  • Some controls were inaccessible via keyboard navigation

Miscellaneous

  • An incorrect informative message appeared when selecting the option “Make a test call” from the Welcome Screen
  • An incorrect informative message was displayed when creating a Skype account starting with a numeric symbol
  • Users were not able to enter a password which contained the same characters used in their Skype name
  • The Link “Learn more about SMS” was pointing to an incorrect help page.
  • Users were advised incorrectly of the Password length.
  • Skype froze when selecting the option Ctrl+Alt+Delete followed by Task Manager.
  • When editing a phone number on an existing landline or mobile contact, the entry was deleted and replaced with the new number
  • Skype crashed on startup on CPU's which did not support SSE technology

Authorization Requests

  • URL Links are no longer clickable within authorization requests

Toolbars

  • The Firefox Add-On would slow down page rendering even when highlighting was switched off
  • The games Mafia Wars http://www.myspace.com/zyngamafiawars was not available when Skype plug-in was installed
  • Account Names which contained two characters or less were not recognised.
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Localization

  • All localization files associated with the abovementioned fixes have been updated

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