The latest Skype 5.0 is now available for Mac today in beta, introducing a revamped look and feel that simplifies navigation and supports group video calling.
The Skype app has been brought together in one window for ease-of-use, and
the Mac address book has been integrated, making it possible for users to
call, IM and SMS their contacts when they are online or offline.
The new Skype for Mac also offers the group video calling, which allows
users to make video calls with more than two people at a time as long as
all participants are on the new Mac beta or Skype for Windows 5.0.
The new Skype for Mac also includes the following new features:
* New call control bar ? Hang up, mute and more from a mini Skype
toolbar that sits on top of any web pages, documents or photos that are
* Search chat content to easily navigate past conversations
* Offline IM so that users can send and receive instant messages even
if the recipient is offline
* Personalise contacts via user profiles
* Quickly rejoin calls if the Internet connection fails
* Floating Contacts Monitor to see a users' online contacts and
The new Skype for Mac in beta is available for download here