Tech giant Microsoft launching Skype 8.0 that will replace version 7.0. The new release introduces a variety of features, including HD video and screen-sharing in calls, support for chats, a chat media gallery, file and media sharing up to 300 MB.
The company also add more features, including supported for encrypted audio calls, texts, and file sharing also built-in call recording.
The 8.0 discharge takes after on the refresh to Skype work area that took off the previous fall, concentrating on redesigning the visual components of new plan, similar to the shading coding in talk messages and “response” emoticons. This discharge additionally incorporated the visit media exhibition and document sharing help, which are touted as new today, however may have just hit your work area.
Even though Skype still has nearly 300 million months to month clients, it never again has all the earmarks of being developing. While once an unquestionable requirement has application for correspondence, Skype has confronted expanded rivalry throughout the years from any semblance of Apple’s FaceTime, and different applications for messaging and calls, similar to Messenger and WhatsApp, among others, in addition to new correspondence applications for business, similar to Slack.
To better contend, Microsoft gave Skype a face-lift beginning a year ago, which presented various social highlights apparently went for a more youthful client construct, incorporating its own take considering Stories.
The present work area discharge centers again around customer decent highlights, with the additional help of 1080px video calls which can incorporate up to 24 individuals, and the Twitter-propelled @mentions.
Later this late spring, Microsoft says Skype will include bolster for profile welcomes, read receipts for messages, bunch joins for visits and calls, and different highlights.
The hugest of the imminent augmentations incorporates a conclusion to-end scrambled experience where Skype sound calls, instant messages, and shared records like pictures, sound and video, and anchored with the business standard Signal Protocol. Messages and warnings in these discussions will cover up in the talk rundown to keep the correspondence private.
Skype 8.0 will also long take off to iPad clients with highlights like cited messages, customized subjects, visit rundown, @mentions, and that’s only the tip of the iceberg.
Skype variant 7.0 will keep on working until the cutoff date, Microsoft says. Afterwards, you’ll have to refresh to variant 8.0 on the off chance that you need to continue utilizing Skype.