Garage & Updates

Learn about the newest features, products and client updates for all platforms

Updating the Skype Privacy Statement

At Skype, we want to make it easier for you to understand and review the important documents that relate to our products and services. As part of this effort, Skype is issuing an update to its global privacy statement. You can find the updated privacy statement here: http://www.skype.com/go/privacy We’re doing this to benefit our customers … Read more

Skype 7.5 for Mac – New Language Support Makes Communications Available to More People

Today we’re pleased to release Skype 7.5 for Mac. This update adds 14 new languages allowing more people in different parts of the world to communicate using Skype. We also fixed a bunch of crash issues and significantly reduced CPU consumption from animated emoticons, making the app more stable and efficient. The full list of … Read more

Qik 1.4: Share your videos with even more people in more places

With every update, we are working hard to give you more ways to use and share the clips you record in Qik. Your videos are yours, and you should be able to do whatever you want with them. Now you can share them to your favorite app or social network right from within Qik, without … Read more

Skype 5.2 for Android – Share Photos with Offline Contacts

Many of you already use Skype for Android to share photos on the go – be it a cute baby, a world wonder, or selfies. With today’s release of Skype 5.2 for Android, we just updated photo sharing to make it an even simpler and more integrated experience. Send photos to your contacts – online … Read more

Skype 5.10 for iPhone: Bringing back URI support

Dialpad

Today we’re releasing Skype 5.10 for iPhone, which brings Skype URI support back to iPhones and new improvements to the dialer making it quick and easy to start Skype conversations and stay in touch with friends and family. Skype 5.10 for iPhone brings support back for Skype URIs, which enable developers to easily use Skype’s … Read more

Get together on a free group video call – from the comfort of your sofa

At Skype, we mean it when we say “we love getting friends and family in one place for regular catch-ups.” That’s why we made group video calling free on Windows desktop, Mac and Xbox One back in April 2014, and extended support to Windows tablets and Windows 2 in 1 devices a few months later. … Read more

Skype 5.9 for iPhone: Start conversations quickly and easily

UPDATE: Thank you to the overwhelming number of people who applied to be a part of the Skype for iOS Pre-Release program! As we only have a limited number of places available we’re closing the application for iOS pre-release program for the moment. We will be reviewing the applicants and sending out emails to users … Read more

Skype is Stepping Up Productive Communication

As part of our commitment to continually bring the everyday Skype experience to more places, we are excited to share that Skype is now available for Office Online Word and Office Online PowerPoint . Skype for Office Online makes collaborating a breeze. The chat experience is available right next to the document, enabling you to chat … Read more

Skype Translator – How it Works

As mentioned by Gurdeep Pall in this morning’s Big Blog post, today we have announced the first phase of the Skype Translator preview program which will kick-off with English and Spanish as the first two languages. We couldn’t be more excited; Skype Translator is the result of decades of research in speech recognition, automated translation, … Read more

Save and share your videos with Skype Qik

For our second release of Skype Qik, we’ve focused on addressing some of your top requests and issues. Many of you have requested to save your own videos to your phone. That way if you record something in Qik, you get to keep it. Tap on one of your own videos when you’re in a … Read more

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