Skype 5.3 for Mac Released – Adds HD Video Calling and OS X Lion Support
Skype 5.3 for Mac OS X Released – Supports Mac Lion with HD Video Calling/Chat . If you are an Mac User and want to talk to your Friends abroad, then you must be very happy of this Skype Mac Application , that has been updated ( Skype 5.3 ) to add Support to Mac OS X Lion with HD Video Calling/Video Chat support .
What is Skype ? – Skype is a service that allows users to make free audio and video calls between Skype users and very cheap calls to regular phones, including international numbers. This service, which was originally only available on Windows, Mac and Linux computers, can now be used on all major smartphone platforms including iOS and Android, leading many to endorse as a good replacement for regular phone plans.
Skype has not been updated after the release of OS X Lion and this new and Major release of Mac OS X designed to run on Mac Computers with any shape and Sizes. This Updated Skype 5.3 for Mac claims that all compatibility issues have been resolved, which were found in the previous version of Skype (Skype 5.2). This version still maintaining support for older versions of the Mac System, as what Skype explained in their bog post:
“Skype 5.3 for Mac OS X is built to work with Apple’s newest desktop operating system, Lion, in addition to being compatible with past versions of OS X going all the way back to Leopard.”
Now you can Make HD Video Calls and Caht with your friends with Skype 5.3 and this update also includes for all Mac users. With any Compatible HD Camera, including High Definition Facetime camera’s, that is built into every new iMac, MakBook Pro and MacBook Air with third party Hardware like Logitech C910 available in Skype Shop. Most important feature includes in the Skype 5.3 users is, with a minimum of Upload/Download speed upto 1.5Mbps (Mega bits not Bytes).
This Skype 5.3 for Mac supports the new Mac Lion with improved User Interface, like Thumbnail View for Contacts, to make avatars much more prominent than before and can be changed to the regular Grid view. Simply by heading over to Skype Menu, all Mac users are advised to Download this Update. via
* Go to Skype Menu in the Menu
* Select Check for Updates
* Skype 5.3 will be detected and an option to Install it.
If not, head over to this Link for a fresh Download for Your Mac OS X Lion .