Messenger Plus! for Skype 1.5 brings live streaming to Skype

Messenger Plus! for Skype is a free add-on to Skype that enhances the Skype software with cool features and extras. Now you can record your video calls in Skype or choose from 35 winks (flash animations) to send to your friends!

Messenger Plus! for Skype 1.5 brings live streaming to Skype. Stream movies and animations to all Skype enabled devices.

The latest version enriches Skype with advanced features including streaming of YouTube videos, skinning capabilities and, menu interface modifications and smoother overall functionality. Animations and effects can now be enjoyed by Messenger Plus! and non-Plus! users. It is a stable and final milestone release, the culmination of two earlier versions that have already attracted more than two million users. The first two versions introduced free recording, animations, chat log management, special video, voice and ringtone effects.

Slick Toolbar Interface
With its slick toolbar interface, Messenger Plus! toolbar gives you a quick access to the features you want, it can also be conveniently docked to Skype contact window with a semi-transparent display in full screen mode and lets you to set a different style, theme and color for your toolbar. You'll get a whole new way of using Skype!

Call Recordings
Free video and audio call recording of unlimited duration with the choice of 3 recording quality levels. Messenger Plus! for Skype can configured to automatically start recording calls. Create and document special moments with video and audio archives of your family's or business' conferencing. Track your conversations and replay old conversations or upload them to your blog as podcasts.

Animations (Winks)
Send flash video animation (winks) to your friends, family and co-workers.Add to your chat expressions arsenal and enrich your chat experience with this fun feature.Preview the animations before sending them to your contacts from within the winks panel.

Custom Ringtones
Create, assign and edit your own custom ringtones. Personalise the way your Skype rings when you have incoming calls from specific contacts by editing and assigning a custom ringtone per contact.

Video and Sound Effects
Make the most of your Skype calls with special built-in video and sound effects that put more fun into your Skype calls in real-time. Preview and set the video/sound effects before applying them to your call from within the effects preview panel.


Chat Log Viewer
The Messenger Plus! for Skype LogViewer stores and reads the log files created by Skype during your conversations. Search, preview and print any chat log conversation.

Video Sharing
Share YouTube videos directly from your Internet browser into your live Skype video conversation!

Overlays
Overlays are decorative images that come in several patterns that can be added to your video calls in real-time. Pick one from our built-in designs or simply assign a folder with custom images on your local disk. Determine its on-screen positioning and add text to it or whether you want it to fit the screen or not.

Menu Mode
Messenger Plus! for Skype now gives you the possibility to switch from a vertical toolbar styled interface to a more minimalistic and discreet "top menu" button style.

Detailed features for Messenger Plus! for Skype:

  • Record your video and audio call recording of unlimited duration.
  • Choose from 3 different levels of video quality
  • See a live preview of the video call recording.
  • Send flash video animation (Winks) to your friends, family and co-workers. Choose from more than 35 available cool animations.
  • Preview the Winks before sending them to your contacts
  • Consult your chat log with the external Messenger Plus! for Skype Log Viewer
  • Search all your chat logs from one convenient interface
  • Categorize your chat logs by dates, by sessions or by contacts
  • Preview and print any chat log conversation
  • Automatically export chat logs in html format so you can easily share them
  • Conveniently dock your Messenger Plus! for Skype toolbar to the Skype contact window and display it as semi-transparent in full screen mode

Please note: Messenger Plus! for Skype is advertising supported and may offer to install third party programs that are not required for the program to run.

Download: Messenger Plus! for Skype 1.5 | 1.1 MB (Freeware)
View: Messenger Plus! for Skype Website | Release Notes

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Whilst it's good that you can now hide the toolbar and have it as a drop-down menu instead, there's still no option to hide the pretty redundant Messenger Plus system tray icon!