Skype

Skype Alpha 1.11 released with improvements in Video Call

Recently Skype released an update to the Skype for Linux Alpha client. It includes many new features and improvements compared to the previous version as they say, but that is not necessarily true or exact !     Now you can have support for setting an avatar in group chats and there are also some performance improvements during a video call. Some of the early users mentioned that they have already experienced issues, by receiving notifications when skype isn’t in focus.

Skype 1.10 Alpha released with video call support

Skype 1.10 for Linux Alpha recently released, now comes with it a couple of few improvements and bug fixes to improve on its needed users experience. One notable feature is the support for video calls on Linux and its made available for experimental testing. Based on feedbacks received, final support would be released in next or future update. Highlights of Skype 1.10 for Linux Alpha The team has been working hard on bringing video calls on Linux and today we have the experimental version ready for you.

Skype 1.9 Alpha released with dark theme support and mute notifications

Skype 1.9 for Linux Alpha now released, and this comes with it a couple of few improvements and bug fixes to improve on its needed users experience. One notable feature is the ability to mute notifications from specific conversation
. Highlights of Skype 1.9 for Linux Alpha Added the ability to mute notifications from specific conversation Added dark theme support (Settings->Personalisation->Dark theme) Added the option to disable emoticons completely Added support for /me command Added support for system HTTPS proxy Improved message quoting – now works even with Ctrl+C Hovering message time reveals the full date/time as a tooltip Electron update to 1.

Skype 1.8 Alpha released with search support for non-latin characters

Skype 1.8 for Linux Alpha now released, and this comes with it a couple of few improvements and bug fixes to improve on its needed users experience. One notable feature is the search supports non-latin characters. Highlights of Skype 1.8 for Linux Alpha Added the option to mark all unread messages as read Fixed installation issues and repository setup on Debian based distributions Search supports non-latin characters Several under-the-hood stability improvements How to Install Skype 1.

Skype 1.6 Alpha released with ability to paste files from clipboard

Skype 1.6 for Linux Alpha now released, and this comes with it a couple of few improvements and bug fixes to improve on its needed users experience. One notable feature is the added ability to paste files from clipboard. Highlights of Skype 1.6 for Linux Alpha Added the ability to paste files from clipboard Added settings for emoticons (Under the Messaging section of Settings) Fixed message quoting Added the option to unpin Favorites from Recent conversations Names of group chats aren’t automatically converted to lowercase after editing Several under-the-hood stability improvements How to Install Skype 1.

Skype 1.5 for Linux Alpha released, Mojis and Voice Messaging now working

Skype 1.5 for Linux Alpha now released, and this comes with it a couple of few improvements and bug fixes to improve on its needed users experience. One notable improvement in this update is “Presence status icon sizes in the Tray have been improved on some distributions”. Highlights of Skype 1.5 for Linux Alpha Voice messaging audio now works. Mojis now work with audio. You can now silence notification sounds and turn off messaging notifications completely in ‘Settings’.

Skype 1.3 Alpha released with few improvements

Skype 1.3 Alpha recently released, comes with it a couple of few improvements and bug fixes to give the app a much needed stable user experience. One notable improvement in this update is the fixing of the logout function from the menu now working consistently. As commented by a user, this latest update gives you nice sound quality including video calls. Highlights of Skype 1.3 Alpha Changelog Instead of being hidden, the menu items are now disabled when you’re not signed in.

Skype for Linux Alpha released

Skype for Linux Alpha recently released, is an early edition of a new version of Skype for Linux. Currently it lacks some features seen on the skype app but all of the features will be released in the final version. It can be installed globally but is currently available in English only. According to the developers, this release comes with the latest, fastest and most responsive Skype UI, so you can share files, photos, videos and a whole new range of new emoticons with your friends.

How to Install Skype 4.3 in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04

Skype 4.3 for Linux was released a few years back and there had not been any further updates. This tutorial is primarily focused on showing those that are currently running Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04 on how to install Skype for Linux on their machine. Quick Highlight of Skype 4.3 An updated UI Our new cloud-based Group Chat experience More reliable file transfer support when using multiple devices at once Greater accessibility by blind and visually impaired users PulseAudio 3.

Skype 7.16 for Windows released

Skype 7.16 for Windows App had just been released and this latest release comes with several improvements to how you share. This release is more focused on your sharing experience with an introduction of a new media toolbar which allows you to qickly share photos, files etc. Skype 7.16 Update: Media toolbar Sharing shouldn’t take too many clicks – as such we’ve released a new toolbar which you can use to quickly share photos, files, video messages, contacts and emoticons.

Microsoft GroupMe for Windows 10 Mobile launched

GroupMe for Windows 10 Mobile recently launched by Microsoft was rewritten completely from the ground up for Windows 10 devices . For those who may not know, GroupMe was acquired by Microsoft several years ago, and the texting application has since existed on all the three major platforms for a while now. The texting app had always been managed by Skype Team, and this latest release was specifically designed for Windows 10 mobile users since many of the updates where delivered on Android, iOS and Windows Phone.

Add fun filters to your Skype video messages in the latest Skype for Android, iPhone, and iPad

Skype recently launched a video message filters in Skype for Android, iPhone and iPad – video effects that let you add more fun to your Skype video messages. With this latest feature, you can now capture moments by using the video messages, which allow you to record short clips and send them to your Skype contacts to be viewed at any time, and you don’t need to be online. Capture and share a fleeting memory, create a heartfelt reminder, or simply tell a friend or family member “wish you were here”.

Microsoft Skype for Business iOS app now available

Microsoft has just announced the release of Skype for Business iOS app version hence making collaboration with others much easier from anywhere or participating in important meetings while on the move. This final release comes with a host of new features including resolving the sign-in issues that some of you experienced with Lync 2013 on iOS 9. New Features: Join a meeting in one touch The dashboard had been updated with a new contact search bar, your upcoming meetings and most-recent conversations to one place.

Install Skype 4.3 in Ubuntu 14.04

Skype is proprietary software that allows you to make calls over the Internet using your computer. Skype uses semi-decentralized peer-to-peer technologies, so your calls do not go through a central server, but through a pool of dedicated servers. It uses its own proprietary communication protocol to achieve this. In addition, all communications are encrypted from end to end so that others cannot listen in. The Skype software is free to use, but it is not free software; the source code is proprietary and not available for review or modification The latest release Skype 4.

Install latest Skype in Ubuntu

Skype is proprietary software that allows you to make calls over the Internet from the comfort of your computer screen. The Skype software is free to use, but it is not free software; the source code is proprietary and not available for modification. Let’s install Skype on Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 – 13.10 64bit OS Note: since we are installing on a 64bit desktop, MultiArch should be enabled by default but if not, run this command: sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 Step 1: Add the Canonical Partner Repository sudo add-apt-repository "