Category Archives: Skype

Skype 1.16 for Linux Alpha is out

Skype 1.16 for Linux Alpha is out

Microsoft today released Skype for Linux Alpha version 1.16. It is a new application which has nothing common with the previously available Skype 4.3. The change log for version 1.16 is relatively small. Let's see what has changed.

Skype for Linux Alpha 1.15 can be started minimized

Skype for Linux Alpha 1.15 can be started minimized

Microsoft today released Skype for Linux Alpha version 1.15. It is a new application which has nothing common with the previously available Skype 4.3. In this version, the application got a number of useful features. Let's see what has changed.

Latest Skype Preview build is now available in the Slow and Release Preview rings

Latest Skype Preview build is now available in the Slow and Release Preview rings

A few days ago, Microsoft started rolling out a new update for Skype Preview (UWP) app on Windows 10, which was previously available only to Windows Insiders on the Fast Ring. This update has introduced the Skype Translator feature to the app, allowing users from around the world to chat or call each other even if there's no common language they can speak. And today, this update has made its way to both Slow and Release Preview rings.

Skype Preview update adds link previews, drag-and-drop support and a few tweaks

Skype Preview update adds link previews, drag-and-drop support and a few tweaks

A few days ago Microsoft pushed a new update for Skype Preview (UWP) for Windows 10. Even though it is in a Preview state, this version of Skype still lacks many features that are available for users on other platforms, but developers behind it are working hard to make it the best Skype experience on PCs. With the latest update, Microsoft is closing another gap, bringing features such as drag-and-drop and webpage previews to the Windows 10 version of the app.

Skype for Linux Alpha 1.11 comes with call improvements

Skype for Linux Alpha 1.11 comes with call improvements

Microsoft has released Skype for Linux Alpha version 1.11. This new application is a completely redesigned Skype version which has nothing common with the previously available Skype 4.3. In this version, the application got many improvements for video calls.

Finally: Skype for Linux Alpha 1.10 supports 1-to-1 video calls

Finally: Skype for Linux Alpha 1.10 supports 1-to-1 video calls

Microsoft today released Skype for Linux Alpha version 1.10. This new application is a completely redesigned Skype version which has nothing common with the previously available Skype 4.3. Finally, Skype for Linux got support for 1-to-1 video calls.

Skype for Linux Alpha 1.9 is out

Skype for Linux Alpha 1.9 is out

A new version of Skype Alpha for Linux was released today by Microsoft. The new Skype for Linux is a completely redesigned app which has nothing common with the previously available Skype 4.3. The application is in an early development stage and it lacks some basic features like video calling or screen sharing. Let's see what is new in this release.

Skype 1.7 Alpha is out for Linux

Skype 1.7 Alpha is out for Linux

A new version of Skype Alpha for Linux was released today by Microsoft.  It is a completely redesigned software which has nothing common with the previously available Skype 4.3. The application is in an early development stage and it lacks some basic features like video calling or screen sharing.