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Download of the Day: Skype 5.6 for Mac

Bring your social network to life - video call with all your Facebook friends direct from Skype.
By Anthony Garreffa from Mar 8, 2012 @ 4:28 CST

Our Download of the Day is Skype 5.6 for Mac.




Today, we are pleased to announce the release of Skype 5.6 for Mac. Please download the latest Skype for Mac to ensure you're receiving the best quality from Skype on your Mac.


New features and improvements in Skype 5.6 for Mac include:


Automatic Updates

Improved UI for group video calling

New full screen mode in OS X Lion

Ability to delete conversations

Ability to disable Audio Gain Control


Automatic Updates

Skype will now automatically upgrade to newer versions when minor and critical updates are released. This will keep you on the cutting edge with Skype's newest features.


UI improvement in group video calling

Switch between dynamic mode and non-dynamic mode in group video calls with 5 or more participants. With dynamic mode on, the person who is speaking is automatically moved to the top of the screen.


Support for full screen mode in OS X Lion

Now, you can take advantage of full screen mode in Skype. This feature eliminates distractions from the Dock and Menu bars, while enhancing your interaction with your loved ones.


Ability to delete conversations

Delete messages within a conversation, as well as remove conversations from the sidebar and your history.


Ability to disable Audio Gain Control from Preferences

Disable the automatic adjustment of your microphone setting in your preferences in order to reduce the background noise during conference calls.


Please download the latest version, Skype 5.6 for Mac today and share your feedback by commenting on our Skype Support Network or by filing issues on our public issue tracker.

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