Version four claims to offer far better full screen video calling as well as optimising itself depending upon your PCs specifications. Those with at least a dual core processor, fast broadband connection and Skype-certified video webcam can get up to 30fps high quality video.
More importantly for many will be improved audio quality. Thanks to a new codec, there’s wideband audio quality but using 50% less bandwidth than in previous versions. There’s even super wideband audio for those with compatible headsets and fast broadband.
Other improvements, based upon the feedback of users, include a new “Conversations tab” for keeping track of multiple conversations, plus a choice of two views and setting of preferred communication method.
It’s available to download right now.