Skype 3.6 for Windows Beta, High Quality Video
Today we have released a new version of Skype for Windows.
Skype 3.6 for Windows is currently in a open beta state which means that we are still working on it to make it ready for production level use and nail down possible rough edges.
This new release is all about video, it introduced new quality standard for video calls, you can now make video calls with resolution of 640×480 and up to 30 frames per second.
To make such high quality video calls you need to have following configuration:
* A computer with dual core processor
* A Logitech High Quality webcam, with latest webcam software from Logitech
* Sufficient bandwidth (we recommend upload bandwidth 380kb/s and above)
See more info in FAQ’s.
We would like to encourage you all to give us a feedback how your video calls are going and how Skype 3.6 Beta for Windows generally is behaving, so we can make it better for all of you.
]]>Full list of new features and changes in 188.8.131.52 is:
* feature: High Quality Video calls
* feature: User notification if he has old Logitech driver version
* feature API: Check and set Skype window status
* feature API: Notification for opening and closing Skype CHAT windows
* feature API: Notification for changing state of the Skype main window (minimized, maximized, normal, hidden)
* change: Extras Manager updated to version 184.108.40.206
* Numerous bug fixes
* Updated language files: Arabic (Eriksen Translations Inc.), Bulgarian (Nikolina Filipova & Nikolay Filipov), Czech (Petr Silon), Danish (Eriksen Translations Inc), German (Claudius Henrichs & Dick Schiferli), Estonian (Eve Loopere), Greek (Panagiotis Sidiropoulos http://www.magenta.gr), French (Fabrice IMPERIAL & Bruno Lépaulard), Italian (Daniele Conte), Japanese (Mayu Shimizu), Hungarian (Mark Bender & Laszlo Koncz & Gabor Stefanik),Latvian (Intars Students), Lithuanian (Viktoras Kriukovas), Norwegian (Stig Auestad), Dutch (Kees Koenders), Polish (Karol Szastok), Portuguese-Portugal (Francisco Ferreira, Portuguese-Brazil (Leslie Predrotti), Finnish (Heino Keränen), Swedish (Anders Olsson), Russian (Eriksen Translations Inc), Romanian (Péter Henning and Mónika Iancu), Turkish (Ömer Emin Dede)