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Skype is testing new experiences on Windows desktop and Mac

When we launched Skype for Windows 8 back in October 2012, we set out on a journey to deliver a modern Skype experience designed for today’s communication needs. The journey continued onto different platforms, including Windows Phone and Android, and the time has come to turn our attention to the Skype desktop clients. With this … Read more

Least Possible Actions to Start a Call on Windows

Today I’d like to do things a little differently and introduce a new series of posts here on Tips & Tricks. The new series is called Least Possible Actions (LPA) and in it I’ll be taking some common Skype tasks and explaining how to do them with as little time and effort as possible. The … Read more

Je ne suis pas là pour le moment, mais vous pouvez laisser un message…en vidéo !

Il y a peu, la vidéo sur Skype était seulement une fonction live entre deux ou plusieurs personnes, depuis le lancement de Skype pour bureau Windows 6.5, nous avons ajouté une fonctionnalité attendue par beaucoup : la possibilité de laisser un message en vidéo lorsque votre interlocuteur n’est pas en ligne. Voici quelques situations où … Read more

4 Ways to Use Skype Video Messages When an IM Just Won’t Do

In case you missed the news, we recently released a feature that might change how you think about Skype.  Up until now, video on Skype has always been something that is shared live between two or more people. This is what’s called a synchronous method of communication. With Skype for Windows desktop 6.5 we added … Read more

Skype for Windows Desktop 6.6 – Making it Easier to Use

Today we released a new version of Skype for Windows desktop. With our smaller releases we continue to focus on addressing user feedback, ease of use and great quality. As such with this release we focused on: Optimizations to the video messaging experience To ensure a consistent Skype experience no matter what device you use … Read more