Skype has released an update to version 4.2 of its voip client for Windows. With Skype it is possible to communicate with other Skype users by means of text, speech or image, or a combination thereof, over an internet connection. Version 4.2, among other things, has improved sound quality in situations where bandwidth is limited, 720p high definition video can be used and the default instant messaging setting is now “only for contacts on my list” to improve privacy. guarantee. Version 18.104.22.168 has been released to fix the following issues:
- Deactivated the keyboard tapping removal feature during conference calls because of complaints from blind people and gamers.
- Improved call stability between two Skype 4.2 for Windows users.
- Fixed issue causing consecutive call drops right after call start.
Call Quality Indicator
- The preferred microphone settings were not saved when the device was set from the Call Quality Indicator device selection list.
- In some languages Skype showed an error message “unterminated tag” which prevented users from logging into Skype.
- The IM notification icon was not correctly displayed during a full screen video call.
- Screen sharing from Skype 4.2 to Skype 4.0 or lower did not show video to the receiver if their computer had Pentium 4 or Pentium 3 processor.
- The High Quality Video logo sometimes flashed during a video call.
- Outgoing video froze when Skype raised the outgoing video quality.
- When on a video call to an Asus Videophone users, the local video preview sometimes froze and the other side saw a green still image after some time into call.
- In rare cases it was not possible to listen to old Voicemails which were received through Online Number.
|Operating systems||Windows 7, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista|