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Microsoft has released a new build of Skype to users running preview builds of the app. Version 8.69 brings some design tweaks and improved performance courtesy of a new version of Electron.
Microsoft has released a new preview version of Skype, bringing it to version 8.66. With the latest update, it's now possible to have calls with up to 100 participants, double the previous limit.
Microsoft is rolling out a new version of Skype to those trying out the preview builds of the app, and the latest release includes a handful of improvements and new features to try out.
Microsoft has released a new version of Skype to users in the Insider program, bringing a few improvements such as the ability to delete multiple contacts and end calls from the chat list.
Skype is adding more improvements to its Skype apps today, with a new calling experience now rolling out to the mobile apps, The new design provides a cleaner interface to focus on the video feed.
Skype Insiders on all platforms are getting updates today, which will include what Microsoft is calling personalized emoticons. It lets you swap out some emoticons with other characters.
Microsoft continues to integrate more of its services and apps together, and Skype Insiders can now share OneDrive files directly through the messaging app without having to download it.
Nearly one month after the feature was discovered, the Skype team is gradually rolling out the ability to send and view SMS messages in Skype's desktop apps, though you'll need an Android phone.
Skype Insiders in the United States are being treated to a new feature today, with Spotify integration in version 8.26, allowing users to preview and share songs with their Skype contacts.
Microsoft continues trying to push Skype forward to be more in line with other messaging services, adding the ability for users to see whether or not others have read their messages.
Microsoft is updating Skype for for Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile, and Xbox. This update brings a couple of new features, and is currently only available for Windows Insiders on the Fast ring.
Microsoft is testing end-to-end encryption for Skype conversations. This feature has been rolled out to Skype Insiders, but information regarding its wider release has not yet been made available.
Microsoft is now testing a new Skype for Android design which adheres to Google's Material Design guidelines and brings back the bottom bar for quick access to Skype's core features.
Microsoft is bringing back classic presence controls for Skype Preview, which were in place before the UI overhaul a few months ago. This change has been brought into effect following user feedback.