Microsoft Releases Skype 7.5 For Mac With Support For 14 New Languages And Reduced CPU Usage

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Microsoft yesterday released Skype 7.5 for Mac with support for 14 new languages. This update also fixes a bunch of crash issues and significantly reduced CPU consumption from animated emoticons, making the app more stable and efficient. The full list of features and fixes includes:


  • Support of 14 new languages, including Hindi, Turkish, Czech, Ukrainian, Greek, Hungarian, Romanian, Indonesian, Catalan, Croatian, Slovak, Vietnamese, Thai and Malay.

Fixed Issues

Category Description
Messaging Fixed an issue causing the input field to occasionally disappear
Messaging Fixed an issue causing high CPU usage when animating emoticons
Voice Fixed an issue preventing call UI from coming up when making a call soon after signing in
Screen Sharing Fixed an issue causing screen flickering when the shared window is off-screen
Application Fixed several crash issues
Application Reduced instances of App Nap preventing Skype from reconnecting

Known Issue

Category Description Current Workaround
Screen Sharing Screen-sharing not received after pausing and resuming of a call n/a

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