Microsoft has released most awaited updates for its Penguin version of Skype. In this release Microsoft has brought many features to Linux platform as compared to other Desktop version of Skype for Windows, Mac.
The Skype for Linux 4.0 comes with a lot of UI changes and as well small improvements and fixes. In addition to that Skype 4.0 now added support for two new languages: Czech and Norwegian.
- New Conversations view where users can easily track all of their chats in a unified window
- A Brand New Call View
- Improved Audio and Video Quality
- Supports for more cameras
- Improved Chat synchronization
- new presence and emoticon icons
- the ability to store and view phone numbers in a Skype contact’s profile
- much lower chance Skype for Linux will crash or freeze
- chat history loading is now much faster