The new version of Skype launched for the tweaked operating system, makes it easier for the user to work on multiple apps while chatting on the Skype screen.

The new version of Skype also allows user to share and receive heavy files and enables easier navigation through a list of favourite friends.

The messaging and video calling service offers free Skype-to-Skype video and voice calling and charges low rates for calling mobiles and landlines worldwide, sending text messages or making group video calls with up to 10 people.

Skype is a voice-over-IP service and instant messaging client that is developed by the Microsoft Skype Division.

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