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. Microsoft rolled out on Monday a new version of Skype for desktop, and said it would end support for the 'classic' version 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. Microsoft’s radical redesign of Skype isn’t going down well. While Android users have had access to the new Skype design for a month, the refresh only debuted on iPhone a couple of weeks ago.
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Application version Main changes Skype 126.96.36.199 released March 23 rd, 2018 • General improvements and general fixes. Skype 188.8.131.52 for Windows 10 Skype 184.108.40.206 for Windows 7 and Windows 8 released October 30 th, 2017 • Changing build numbers based on OS • Quality improvements and general fixes. Skype 7.40 released September 4 th, 2017 • Quality improvements and general fixes. Skype 7.38 released June 28 th, 2017 • Quality improvements and general fixes. Skype 7.37 released June 8 th, 2017 • Quality improvements and general fixes. Skype 7.36 released May 9 th, 2017 • Quality improvements and general fixes.
Skype 7.35 released April 12 th, 2017 • When searching for new contacts, you will now see the number of mutual friends you have. • Quality improvements and general fixes. Skype 7.34 released March 22 nd, 2017 • Quality improvements and general fixes. Skype 7.33 released February 20 th, 2017 • When sending an image in SMS mode, a message is displayed stating that only text will be forwarded.
• Screen sharing of video now has audio enabled. Once the call is up and running, click the plus and select Share system sound.
Microsoft’s radical redesign of Skype isn’t going down well. While Android users have had access to the, the refresh only debuted on iPhone a couple of weeks ago.
Ratings of the Skype app on Apple’s App Store have plummeted worldwide since the new Skype launched. In the Skype is now rated at just 1 star, while ratings have fallen from 3.5 stars to just 1.5 stars. The same is happening across European App Store ratings for Skype, and the feedback appears to be very similar. “This latest update is the most thrown-together looking thing I've seen in a long time,” says one reviewer. “The layout looks and feels nothing like Skype, the chat system is a mess and the Highlights system just screams ‘we want to be as successful as SnapChat.’” Other reviews take a similar tone, with many suggesting this is the “worst Skype update ever.” Even in the, where an overall rating is applied regardless of versions, Microsoft’s Skype rating is starting to slip thanks to many 1 star ratings in recent weeks. The new Skype.