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New Skype for Linux Beta Released with Video Call Support

Microsoft today announced a new update for Skype for Linux that was previously in Alpha version and has now reached its Beta, bringing interesting news to users of the communication platform.

Microsoft today announced a new update for Skype for Linux that was previously in Alpha version and has now reached its Beta, bringing interesting news to users of the communication platform.

Skype For Linux Beta

To the delight of Linux and Skype users, the latest version of Linux has now been updated to the "Beta" development title, although, despite Beta, it already has just about all the features that users of the communication platform need. to make good use of the tool.

Skype for Linux Beta

What's new in the new Beta includes:

– Calls to mobiles and landlines with Skype credits;

– Video calls to any devices, be it Android, iOS, Windows and Mac;

– Screen sharing and viewing system with other Skype desktop clients;

– Ability to see absent / busy status in contact list.

Another cool thing that I realized that Skype is now fully in Portuguese too, plus Ubuntu Unity users now get an unread message counter on the Skype icon in the app bar, which makes it easy to see incoming messages. In addition to the icon in the system tray in indicator format, where you can change its status.

If you were already using Skype Alpha we taught you how to install in this article, just upgrade the system and you have the latest version. Skype for Linux, update If you do not have the version still installed, you can download it from the official website, The new Skype is available in .deb and .rpm format.

See you next time!

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