"From June 2020, the Skype for Windows 10 and Skype for Desktop ”become one, says its support page Microsoft. But this does not mean that there will be only one application Skype for Windows 10. The company will continue to support and update both versions Skype for Windows 10. We are talking about the Store application and the Desktop application, with the ability to download the Desktop version from the page Skype. Com.
The new application Skype for Windows 10 brings some new features such as support for nine videos in one video call. Other new features include:
- The closing options have been updated so you can easily close it Skype or stop it from starting automatically when the operating system starts.
- Improved icon, which will inform you about new messages and presence status.
- Share files directly from File Explorer.
- Background replacement.
- Coordinating conversations.
- Improvements to Meet Now
- Improved call controls
OR Microsoft also stopped supporting some features in version 14, namely integration with Share Charm and synchronization with Outlook contacts. The support page states that these features are "not yet supported" in Skype for Windows 10.
OR Microsoft this week began testing consumer-focused features for the mobile versions of the teamwork platform Teams. But none of the Microsoft has not publicly stated that the company's plan is to replace the Skype with the new application Teams. At present, many of the company argue that there is a special need and space for a group chat / call application such as Skype, but also a complete cooperation system such as Teams.
Its users Skype will be automatically upgraded to the latest version, on whatever platform and version of the application they use.