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Skype for Windows

Has been updated Skype for Windows in which conducted works on optimization sound adjustments, improving accessibility mode and displaying the user interface when bidirectional languages are used. It should be noted that Skype for Windows is not a recommended version yet and thus, users with earlier versions will not a receive the update notification. But if you want to install this version, you need to download the installer and install the application manually.

Skype for Windows

File size:

39.8 MB

Operating system:


Skype version:

Release date:

Total downloads:

7 450


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

Improved Improved accessibility mode
Tuned Volume controls in Skype adjust application volume in Windows sound mixer
Fixed Fixed problems with microphone gain
Improved Optimized support for bidirectional languages
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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.


  1. 0 -2 2
    Horlolade (karma: -2),
    notin to say to you people just want to download that all
    1. 3 +2 1
      Administrator (karma: +1183),
      Anyway, a little review would be highly appreciated ;)
  2. 1 +1 0
    John Doe (karma: +2),
    And what is changed? Is it time when developers turn back color scheme? Or will add posibility to change color on my own? What is new in NEW Skype?
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      Administrator (karma: +1183),
      Hi! In the changelog table are listed only changes known to me. About color scheme, take a look at this idea, vote for it and leave your suggestions.
      1. 0 0 0
        Amanda (karma: 0),
        I am experiencing problems with my notification my 7.24 version on Skype. I am online and everything, but my notification isn't working.
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    SkyperLuv (karma: 0),
    One thing I noticed on the latest version... I cannot send files more than 300mb... so what i did is install the much older version and it worked... I went to Skype Community and was advised to use OneDrive but its too much work and inconvenience, I wonder if there's another version that I can use to send file bigger than 300mb..
    1. 0 0 0
      dollyyyyh (karma: 0),
      I cant even share my scree. it turns purple :(
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    Kat (karma: 0),
    Skype latest version logs me out as soon as I login.
    1. 0 0 0
      Administrator (karma: +1183),
      Hi Kat! Run this test using Internet Explorer and paste here the URL of the report.
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    vaishnavi (karma: 0),
    hi i am unable to install skype from the setup file.I tried many times but the same error is popping telling that " we have problems connection to the download server. to download alternative installer for skype click the download button".what should i do
    1. 0 0 0
      liiyana (karma: +6),
      hi i am unable to install skype from the setup file.I tried many times but the same error is popping telling that " we have problems connection to the download server. to download alternative installer for skype click the download button".what should i do
      1. 0 0 0
        Administrator (karma: +1183),
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    Neil (karma: 0),
    Hi Skaip,

    I downloaded, and I thank you for letting me download Skype version 7.24.

    On the positive side, it was virus free.
    Also on the positive side, as of today it is working on my Vista.

    On the negative side, may I add something negative about Microsoft and Skype?
    As of 3/3/17 Skype is run by a dictator. At the helm of Microsoft there
    is an arrogant, overpaid Eastern Indian-born nobody who totally disregards
    the needs of paying Skype customers like me with Vista. And when you go
    to, the "community" of that site is censored, edited, supervised,
    and periodically made useless. Pages are missing. Links are broken. It's
    no help to you at all. Also, if you escalate the issue and go to skype's
    customer service, you find it is just another "no service customer service".

    Skaip, I thank you for your web site, this site.
    And I thank you for being better than Skype! . .
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      Administrator (karma: +1183),
      Hi Neil,
      Thank you for your comment and kind words. Of course, all the files are genuine because they were downloaded from official server. As for Windows Vista, I plan to make a special webpage where you can download Skype for this OS. Meanwhile please note that there exists a special installer of Skype for Windows Vista, and I recommend downloading it. Please see Skype installer for Windows (as you can see at Microsoft still care about Windows XP and Vista users).

      About discontinuing old versions, I published a notice here We’ve signed you out because you’re using an outdated version of Skype. In defense of Microsoft I want to say that there exists paid software that does the same thing (i.e., disable support for old versions). So, while Skype is free and provide great features I don’t see almost anything wrong to move forward and keep it up-to-date (sure, this doesn’t mean that old operating systems should be dropped or they need to disable any useful features).

      As I am constantly watching Skype community I cannot agree with you about “censoring” (however, I consider that spam, malicious stuff and insults should be deleted in any way). And please don’t forget that most community members are people like you and me, which help others to solve Skype troubles.

      I totally agree that Skype support is “reliably hidden” and is not so easy to contact them even if you need to report or ask something related to paid features or security things. This is why I “compiled” this page Skype Support.

      I hope I can always help people to stay connected with family and friends, but in fairness, all the glory belongs to Skype.

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