Skype 5.5 Beta for Windows released

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Today Skype announced the release of new Skype 5.5 Beta version for Windows platform and it is now available for download. The new version  enhances the user experience and brings  new updates to Skype based on user feedback

The main highlight of this new version (Skype 5.5) is, it makes Skype more social with Deeper Facebook Integration.You can now instant message your Facebook friends directly from Skype, Simply use the new Facebook contacts tab within Skype to see when a Facebook friend you want to chat with is online and then start an IM conversation right from skype.

Skype  5.5 Beta for Windows  features:

  1. Facebook Instant Messaging – chat with your Facebook friends directly from Skype.
  2. Facebook Contacts Tab – a new tab within Skype dedicated to your Facebook contacts list.
  3. ‘Like’ and even comment on a Facebook status – You can also use the Facebook News Feed within Skype to easily “like” a friend’s status or comment on it without logging into Facebook.
  4. New Call Control Toolbar – featuring redesigned graphic icons.
  5. Improvements to the saving of a phone number in the “Call Phones” section.
  6. Visual improvements to placing a call on hold.

Download : Skype 5.5 Windows Beta