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Skype 5.7 Beta update for Windows – improved Facebook calling

Today we have released a update to the Skype 5.7 beta for Windows.

With this an update we have fixed a set of issues, mainly around Facebook calling, what we have been seeing in the original beta version and what the users have been reporting to us.

We would like to thank everyone who has left the feedback to us on the Skype 5.7 Beta for Windows so far, especially the people who participated on our group chat.

Start downloading the updated version now and please let us know what you think about. Leave us feedback by visiting our Support Network or by reporting issues on our public issue tracker.

Full release notes for the newly released build are:

Known issues:

Category Description Workaround
Video calling Seldom it’s not possible to resume video after unplug-plug a webcam during a call None available

Bug Fixes:

Category Description
Group Video Calling Additional contact card was shown on a Group Video Call with screen sharing
Crash Skype crashed when copying a PowerPoint slide into IM
Facebook calling Improved Facebook calling reliability by fixing numerous bugs

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