Skype 5.1 for Mac
Today we have released Skype 5.1 for Mac.
Key updates from this release:
participants in group calls can easily identify active speakers
you can select recent called numbers stored in the dial pad.
In addition, we have fixed many issues including the iSight Firewire webcam detection problem. With this version, you can also provide us with your call quality feedback after a call ends. Thanks to all of you who have let us know about your issues.
- Focus on active speakers in group calls
- Dial recently called numbers from dial pad
- Contact groups shown in on the right hand side, allowing more space in the side bar
- Call Quality Feedback
- Several minor bug fixes
We recommend that everyone upgrades to the newly released build. Please let us know what you think about Skype for Mac by discussing on our forums or in case you see some glitch then please report it on our issue tracker.
Full release notes for the newly released build, 126.96.36.1994, are:
|Sharing||Screen sharing does not start after first use during call||Restart the call|
|Application||Occasional crash when repeatedly signing out when making a video call||None available at this time|
|Call||In Leopard, can not press number keys on keyboard to generate touch tones||Use buttons in dial pad (CMD + 2)|
|Contacts||Editing additional numbers on SkypeOut contacts is broken||None available at this time|
|Chat||Copy/paste of emoticons does not work||None available at this time|