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Skype for Windows beta

Posted on Thursday, August 31 2006 @ 12:52:11 CEST by LSDsmurf

New features:
  • New Sound Audio Library
  • Voice access API
  • IE and FF plug-ins integrated (phone number recognition on web pages)
  • Clickable links in mood messages
  • Avatars clickable in chat windows
  • Added "Clear all missed events" in events panel right click menu
  • Quickfilter searches from beginning of words only
  • Avatar drag and drop ability
  • API: If user has validated mobile phone number for Skype account, on sending SMS via API receiver Sees number as sender, instead of Skype name
  • API: moved PONG reply to PING into library thread - now asynchronous
Bugs fixed:
  • On some occasions clicking on test webcam gave an ' Access Violations' error
  • Manage blocked users dialog was broken
  • Multiple SMS count was not translatable
  • German character coding was incorrect in main uninstaller screen
  • Mood messages was not show when name too long
  • Long mood message and its tooltip did not fit to window
  • Quick Filter : closing button was out of position
  • 'Call' button was disabled when conf call chosen in call history
  • "Start Skype when computer starts" was always checked
  • Line break in mood message showed weird in chat
  • Skype crashed on deleting a SO contact
  • Not all Installer window headers translated
  • Shared Groups: receiving invitation while DND
  • Video start/stop buttons were hidden when call is on hold
  • Maximized window was not really maximized
  • Could not focus Skype window when not signed in
  • Call action button in conference calls did not work
  • Some files were not unlocked before Skype was closed
  • Country list was not sorted in search window
  • Shared Groups: when contact leaves group the text was overlapping with mood message
  • Mute text should be "unmute" when muted
  • Answering conference from conf calltab did not cancel tray notification
  • Call tab: video start/stop button disappeared when used during a held call
  • Conf call: participant on hold was shown only to host
  • Country select list did not disappear when clicking somewhere else
  • Localized country names in search window did not change, if you changed languages
  • Start Video via context menu did not change video button text
  • Ending video call did not show avatar again
  • There was no way to bookmark chats without a mouse
  • FT dialog was opened in DND mode
  • "011" area code disabled country selection
  • Chat message s might have got lost when other party uses embedded device
  • Mouse wheel scroll did not work when chat member list was hidden
  • Notification parameters did not support Unicode
  • Call tab info was wrong when Skype contact's PSTN number called
  • Import Contacts: some text in Russian was not displayed on last dialog in import contacts flow
  • PD: scroll arrows were not working
  • Cannot replace my avatar image with different image with file name that matches existing image
  • Adding a "-" to an existing SkypeOut contact deleted that contact
  • On some occasion "View Outlook Contacts" hid other contacts
  • Multiple SMS in history was shown as one
Known issues:
  • API: GET/SET MUTE commands don't give a reply
  • API: after joining calls to conference VIDEO_(SEND|RECEIVE)_STATUS RUNNING is falsely reported

Program Information

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Version: beta
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Product page: here

Download: Skype for Windows beta


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