The latest overhaul of the video chat a controversial function from the previous version that showed Snapchat-style “highlights” from friends.
The update also improves core features such as the quality of voice and video calling, Peter Skillmann, director of design for Skype and Outlook, said in a recent blog post of the company.
Microsoft has also brought back parts of the menu. The latest version of the software is also noticeably less colorful. The program's simplified “Classic”. Skype 8.29 is available for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS. – dpa