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Skype for Mac beta

Posted on Friday, December 07 2007 @ 17:52:25 CET by

New features:
  • Higher resolution video calls (640x480 and 25 frames per second)
  • Mobile Indicators
  • Possibility to paste DTMF codes to call window
  • Added confirmation dialog before closing all open chats
  • selected chat background color in drawer is now gray if Skype is inactive
  • Joining public chat when host is offline has improved messaging
  • clicking search button in the view which is shown after quickfiltering starts search immediately
  • "Block" and "Add to Conference" menu items were not enabled when multiple contacts were selected in contact list
  • Added "Back to Contacts" button to the view which is shown after quickfiltering didn't find anything
  • KICKED and KICKBAN messages now shown in chat
  • Volume slider in conference calls and video calls
  • Improved context menu of contact groups
  • Rename contact group right after creation
  • Address Book contacts are now updated after change in Address Book
  • context menus of Address Book contacts improved
  • File transfer notifing window improved
  • Added "Create New Group" menu item to the "Add to Group" submenu in the context menu of contact list
  • Growl removed from advanced prefs
  • Renamed 'Show Skype status in menu bar' to 'Show status in menu bar'and moved to General
Bugs fixed:
  • Skype did not install Address Book dialler on some instances
  • Compatibility with Leopard OSX 10.5 firewall
  • Removed 3 seconds delay after hanging up a video call
  • When sending contacts to multiple users comma appeared between user
  • Sound popup menu was not updated after removing custom sound
  • Video calls were unstable on PowerPC computers
  • Kick chat messages was displayed incorrectly
  • Crash on quitting with Cmd+Q before user is signed in
  • "About Skype" window did not close when the logo was clicked
  • It was not possible to send voicemails after cancelling a voicemail recording right after it started
  • Number of missed events were wrong sometimes after marking new voicemails
  • Sometimes contact list was not fully visible or there was some white space inside the main window
  • Sometimes echo123 was not added to the contact list for the new users signing in first time
  • Skype crashed during processing transfer history for File Transfer window
  • Sometimes Skype crashed when stopping video
  • File Transfer didn't show correct file size during transfer
  • Local video was not shown on some cases
  • Search button in Find Contact was disabled
  • It was possible to import duplicate phone numbers
  • It was not possible to accept file transfer after Skype client re-start
  • Multichat participants list was wrongly sorted
  • There was no call window on reciever side, if caller hung up and called again very quickly
  • If someone came online while renaming a contact the whole contact name got selected
  • Contact groups were sometimes expanded automatically when internet connection status changed
  • Busy signal kept playing while waiting for redial
  • Chats did not open sometimes on Panther OSX 10.3.9
  • Reseting language in edit profile window did not work
  • Sometimes Skype played dual ringtones when making a SkypeOut call
  • It was not possible to transfer call back to the person who transferred it to you
  • Wrong chat was selected in drawer after closing all read
  • When adding Address Book contact to Skype contact list some details were not added to contact list
  • Sometimes Skype froze while loading contactlist right after sign-in
  • Conference call view didn't transform back into single call view, when only one participant was left in the call
  • Full screen video didn't clear when joining a conference call
  • Long URL's were overdrawn in view profile window
  • When already in a call, and 'automatically answer calls' selected - current call was placed on hold and incoming call was answered
  • Cancel Sign In button didn't function properly
  • Skype API: OPEN CHAT command didn't work
Localizations updated:
  • German
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Dutch
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Norwegian
  • Italian
  • Czech

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Version: beta
Works on:
Mac OS X

Product page: here

Download: Skype for Mac beta


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