toggle

AAPL Stock: 524.94 ( + 5.93 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

Skype for Mac v2.5 officially released

updated 10:40 am EST, Wed January 31, 2007

Skype for Mac 2.5 released

Skype today announced that Skype for Mac 2.5 has gone into public release, and is available for download via the company's website. "As you know, the beta version of this beautiful piece of software has been available since mid-November. Since then, Skype has worked hard at ironing out the beta wrinkles and is pleased to release a public version into the wild. Skype has even added a nifty little birthday reminder feature, to help you impress your Skype contacts (and secure an invitation to the party)." Skype for Mac 2.5 enables users to send SMS messages to any mobile phone in the world, and Mac users can use Skype to hold conference calls with up to nine other people.

Calls made to Skype contacts are free, and users can call landlines as well as mobile phones for a small fee via SkypeOut. The software also supports free one-on-one video calls, which require broadband internet for each participant. Skype for Mac 2.5 requires Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later.

The company also noted that the limited-time promotional plan is coming to an end today: Skype users in the U.S. and Canada to subscribe to the Skype Unlimited Calling plan for the introductory rate of $15 ($18 Cdn) for 12 months of unlimited SkypeOut calls to landline or mobile phone numbers in the U.S. or Canada. Beginning February 1st, the regular rate will be $30 ($35 Cdn) for the same 12 months of unlimited SkypeOut calls.




by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

MacNN Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Booqpad for iPad Air

Before we get rolling, I'll confess: I've never understood the purpose of cases like the Booqpad. If you've got a tablet, surely p ...

Linksys EA6900 AC Router

As 802.11ac networking begins to makes its way into more and more devices, you may find yourself considering an upgrade for your home ...

D-Link DIR-510L 802.11AC travel router

Having Internet access in hotels and other similar locations used to be a miasma of connectivity issues. If Wi-Fi was available, it wa ...

toggle

Most Commented