Skype 5 Beta for Mac has been released and it comes with lot of improvements, new features and totally new UI. It looks like Mac version of Skype has started gaining feature parity with Windows version.
The new Skype for Mac includes 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 you’ve got open
- group video calling which allows you 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.
- Search chat content to easily navigate past conversations
- Offline IM so that you can send and receive instant messages even if the recipient is offline
- Personalise contacts via user profiles
- Quickly rejoin calls if your Internet connection fails momentarily
- Floating Contacts Monitor to see your online contacts and contact groups
Here you can try the beta version of Skype 5 for Mac OS X for free! Stay tuned as we’ll inform you whenever Skype 5 goes alpha.
Download Skype 5 Beta for Mac