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Skype for Windows Desktop

A few days ago was released a new version of Skype for Windows Desktop, which has the improvements of a general nature. In the main, the changes of the 5.2 version affect the calls work. Modified call phones dialogue, improved user interaction on running out of credit, the call button with drop-down menu — this and some others things has been reworked to improve Skype experience. Besides that the offline/invisible icon has been replaced to a hollow one.

Skype for Windows Desktop

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20.3 MB

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Windows Desktop

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The following table contains the list of known changes in version Skype for Windows Desktop. This will help you to find out what's new in Skype for Windows Desktop, which errors have been fixed, what work did developers, and a lot of other interesting things.

Changed The new offline/invisible icon
Improved Various Skype usability improvements
Tuned New sending files and contacts button
Tuned Updated the contact profile area
Fixed Skype had opened in browser if this site is blocked by firewall
Fixed Wrong presence icons was appeared for users who are not in your contact list
Unresolved Not every Extras might be available
Unresolved Mood message entered on Skype Home will not render emotions and any other non-text content
Unresolved Avatar and video are shown at the same time when turning video on after screen sharing session
Fixed Skype stops render video and displays DirectX error if user switch active graphics card when Skype is launched

Of course, we could miss something, but we are happy for any help in drawing up the complete list of changes, so if you know any details about this version, or have noticed a mistake leave a comment and we will complement or correct the information.

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