Skype for the Windows desktop has been updated to version 6.5. The new version improves on the video messaging features by improving notification and stability and its now easier to add contacts. Plus there are the usual bug fixes and Stability improvements.
The app works with Windows 7 and 8 (not Windows RT for that you need the Skype app) and you can download it from Skype.com
We continue to improve video messaging while it’s in preview and encourage you to try it. Video messaging enables you to share life moments with contacts whether they’re off or online. With this release we improved the stability of video messaging and made video messaging easier to find with improved notifications.
Simplified Way to Add Contacts
We’ve made it more intuitive how to send and accept contact requests. Accepting a contact request will now appear right in your instant message view.