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Skype 5 beta for Mac now available

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 6:53PM EST

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Today, Skype announced that a beta version of its chat software, Skpe 5.0 beta, is now available for Mac users. The software has several new features, including:

New call control bar — Hang up, mute and more from a mini Skype toolbar that sits on top of any web pages, documents or photos you’ve got open
Search chat content to easily navigate past conversations
Offline IM so that you can send and receive instant messages even if the recipient is offline
Personalise contacts via user profiles
Quickly rejoin calls if your Internet connection fails momentarily
Floating Contacts Monitor to see your online contacts and contact groups

The updated client brings the company’s Mac offering more inline with its Windows counterpart. Hit the read link for all the info.