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Skype 8.54 Released with New Features

Skype 8.54 Released with New Features

Microsoft is releasing a new Skype version to stable branch users. The app version 8.54 comes with updates to Translated Conversations in Skype, and improvements and fixes to screen sharing on macOS.

Skype 8.53 is out for all supported platforms

Skype 8.53 is out for all supported platforms

Microsoft is releasing a new Skype version to stable branch users. The app version 8.53 comes with a variety of fixes and improvements, including the ability to view chats during a call.

Skype 8.52.76.76 Allows Scheduling a Call for Groups

Skype 8.52.76.76 Allows Scheduling a Call for Groups

Microsoft is releasing a new Skype Insider Preview version to Insiders. The app version 8.52.76.76 includes two new features: the ability to schedule a call for groups, and drag-n-drop support for conversations.

Skype Desktop App Receives Back Split View

Skype Desktop App Receives Back Split View

As you may already know, Microsoft is about to retire the classic Skype app in November 2018. One of its most popular features, Split View, is finally coming to the latest Skype Desktop.

Skype Receives Message Bookmarks, Colorful Status Icons

Skype Receives Message Bookmarks, Colorful Status Icons

A couple of new features are landing on the Skype app. The Desktop Skype app introduces colorful status icons which were removed in version 8 of the app. Also, it is possible to bookmark any message <-- this feature is available on all supported platforms.

Skype to lose SMS Connect in favor of Your Phone app

Skype to lose SMS Connect in favor of Your Phone app

If you are using the SMS Connect feature in Skype, you will have to switch to the Your Phone app after August 30, 2019. Your Phone will remain the exclusive consumer software to text from your PC.

Skype Screen Sharing is now available on Android and iOS

Skype Screen Sharing is now available on Android and iOS

The team behind the mobile versions of the Skype app today announced the screen sharing feature forĀ  Android and iOS versions of Skype. This long-awaited option comes with a number of other improvements and fixes.