Skype’s new design lands on desktops

Skype logoMicrosoft introduced a radical Skype mobile redesign a couple of months back. Even though it hasn’t been very well received so far, the company wants to see what desktop users think about it. That’s why the new Skype design has now landed on desktops. The next-generation of Skype is only available in preview on desktop PCs right now. The company itself says that the work isn’t complete as yet and that it needs feedback from users.

The new Skype Preview for desktop has been designed to take full advantage of the increased screen real estate on desktops. It puts chat front and center. New features such as real-time screen and photo sharing make group chats livelier.

Skype Preview for desktop also gets @mentions, message reactions, and a new notification panel to help users stay on top of their day. There’s a new chat media gallery which makes it easier to find shared content such as links, documents, and media.

Skype’s new design lands on desktops

There are new in-call reactions and users get the ability to enhance their group call experience with drag and drop ease. These features are already being rolled out for Skype for Windows 10 users.

Those who own a non-Windows 10 PC or a Mac can experience these changes by downloading Skype Preview starting today at Skype Insider.

Source: Ubergizmo

Tags: Microsoft, Skype

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