February 22nd, 2007 by Keith

Skype 3.1.0.112 Beta Released

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Skype 3 for Windows

A beta package of the next Skype version 3.1 is now available. There are a couple of changes in this beta release over the previous stable release.

Change Log

  • * feature: Skype Find
  • * feature: Account Panel redesign
  • * feature: Alerts Platform
  • * feature: Typing indicator
  • * feature: API: possible to get contact’s avatar and get and set own avatar
  • * feature: API: GET CONTACTS_FOCUSED
  • * feature: API: SET RINGTONE STATUS ON|OFF
  • * feature. API: GET PREDICTIVE_DIALER_COUNTRY
  • * feature: API: CALL property TARGET_IDENTITY
  • * bugfix: API: after joining calls to conference VIDEO_(SEND|RECEIVE)_STATUS RUNNING was erroneously sent
  • * bugfix: API: ongoing call was not put on hold while answering another incoming call
  • * bugfix: API: notification of clicking MENU_ITEM in Tools returned user_id
  • * Known issue: SkypePM.exe may show a ‘DLL Initialization Failed’ error message on shutting down Windows.

Note that, this is still currently under beta development, it is advised not to deploy on production machine.

System Requirement

  • * PC running Windows 2000 or XP. (Windows 2000 users require DirectX 9.0 for video calls).
  • * Internet connection (broadband is best, GPRS is not supported for voice calls, and results may vary on a satellite connection).
  • * Speakers and microphone – built-in or separate.
  • * To make video calls you’ll need a computer with at least a 1GHz processor, 256 MB RAM and of course a webcam.
  • * We also recommend that you have at least a 400 MHz processor, 128 MB RAM and 15 MB free disk space on your hard drive.

Skype 3.1.0.112 for Windows can be downloaded here. Builds for other platforms are also available, i.e. Linux or Macintosh.

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