Skype for Windows and Mac updated

Skype for Windows and Mac updated

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Today Skype have released updates to the Windows and Mac version of the their desktop app (not the Windows Store version). Version 6.2 for Windows includes a re-designed toolbar which has Skype says brings Home, Calling, Groups and Contacts together. Also added is eGifting which is a way to gift Skype credit to another Skype users.

Also updated today is the Mac version of Skype. Version 6.2 for the Mac has the same eGifting feature as the Windows version and has one-way SMS sending so you can send a SMS from Skype without having to register a mobile number.

Details from Skype:

Today we have released a new version of Skype for Windows.

New features and improvements in Skype 6.2 for Windows include:

New Toolbar: Re-designed top toolbar to bring together main actions in one place. Skype users will now have central access to Home, Calling Phones, Creating Groups and Adding Contacts all just above their contact list and recent conversations.

eGifting: Skype user can now send a gift of credit to anyone they care about on their.

Start downloading the new version now.

 

Today we have released a new version of Skype for Mac.

New features and improvements in Skype 6.2 for Mac include:

eGifting: Skype user can now send a gift of credit to anyone they care about on their birthday

One-way SMS without verifying your mobile number

eGifting: Send a gift of credit to anyone on their birthday

When you get a birthday notification you can choose to gift someone with credit on their birthday. They can use the credit to call you or anyone they care about, at any time.

Now you can send one-way SMS without having to add and verify your mobile number.

Get or update to the latest version of Skype for Mac and leave us feedback by visiting our Support Network or by reporting issues on our public issue tracker.

 

 

 

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