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New Skype 8.66 version released

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The latest Skype version 8.66 is out. There are cool new features in this release like being able to add up to 100 participants to a Skype group call. You asked, we delivered!

Skype for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Web
  • It's a big room: Now you can have those big conversations, because Skype calls now support up to 100 participants. Learn more about making a Skype call.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.  We've moved some bugs to a nice farm upstate and made some improvements.
Skype for Android, iPhone, and iPad
  • It's a big room:  Now you can have those big conversations, because Skype calls now support up to 100 participants. Learn more about making a Skype call.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.  We've moved some bugs to a nice farm upstate and made some improvements.
What’s fixed?
  • New messages don’t pop up at the top of Recent Messages.
  • The language settings automatically changed to English.
  • Signing out freezes the app on Android.
  • Issues with uploading or downloading files.
  • Issues with favorites disappearing from the contact list on Windows.
The new features are rolling out gradually over the next couple of days so if you don’t see them right away, just check again soon!

Please let us know what you think about the latest changes, either here in the community or through the Skype app. And you can always go to Skype’s User Voice to submit and vote for new features and ideas.  You might also want to check out the known issues.

Thank you for all that you do to support Skype!

The Skype Team


Source: Release Notes for Skype 8.66

See also: What are the system requirements for Skype?

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