Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

Skype 4.3 for Linux

Enjoy the upcoming summer with the fresh, new Skype for Linux version 4.3.0.37. Here is a preview of what you can expect: An updated UI Our new cloud-based Group Chat experience More reliable file transfer support when using multiple devices at once Greater accessibility by blind and visually impaired users PulseAudio 3.0 and 4.0 support … Read more

Skype for Linux 4.2

Spring is a time for growth, renewal and change. In the spirit of the season, we’ve released the brand new Skype for Linux 4.2 update. We rolled up our sleeves and reconsidered the heart of the Skype for Linux client. We’re very excited about the results and think that you will be too. Click here … Read more

SKYPE Wifi, te será imprescindible para viajar este verano

Ahora que empezamos de nuevo con la época de viajes queremos recordaros una opción de Skype que es muy útil si estás viajando y necesitas conectarte un rato a internet. Se trata de Skype Wifi, que utiliza tu crédito de Skype como forma de pago para conectarte a puntos Wifi públicos en todo el mundo. … Read more

Skype 4.1 for Linux

Today we have released Skype 4.1 for Linux, in which we have enabled Skype users to communicate with their friends on Messenger. Start downloading Skype 4.1 for Linux now and let us know what you think about it by… Read more

Hotfix for multiple Skype clients

We are rolling out a hotfix over the next few days for multiple Skype clients to address a couple of known issues. We recommend downloading the updated versions of Skype once they are available. The affected Skype clients are:… Read more

Skype 2.2 for Linux hotfix

Today we have released a hotfix for Skype 2.2 for Linux static package. Start downloading the updated version now. This release updates the libpng library, which is part of our static package, to a newer version to rectify a… Read more

Announcing SkypeKit for Desktop with Video Calling

We opened up SkypeKit in June to accelerate Skype's presence in the consumer electronics industry. While the response from developers was overwhelmingly positive, there were still calls for SkypeKit to allow for the development of desktop applications with integrated Skype… Read more

Skype 2.2 beta for Linux update

We have released Skype 2.2 beta for Linux. With this update we fixed the problem which affected sign in last week. We have also reduced Skype's CPU usage when making video calls. Start downloading the new build now. Give… Read more