Skype for Mac 6.3 Brings New Call, Dial Pad Features
Tick-tock. Whereas many predicted Microsoft’s acquisition would wreck the world’s most-popular VOIP app, such as it is, things have turned out very differently. Redmond’s Messenger platform is dead and Skype for Mac keeps getting updated and improved.
• See a slideshow of other participants in a group call when you are the current speaker
— When you are the current speaker in a group call, you will see a slideshow of other participants in the call monitor.
• New In-Call DTMF dial pad
— For generating DTMF tones
Being able to generate DTMF tones is important for interacting with automated calling systems, like those used by your bank, utilities and credit card company. Not a thrilling feature, but an important step forward that makes it just a little more possible to drop traditional cell and landline service for Skype alone.
Benevolent Microsoft, who knew?
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