Skype Takes Video One Step Further

Skype has announced its users can now make conversations even more fun-packed by sharing video content with their friends and family across the world. Following new partnerships with leading independent video sharing sites Dailymotion and Metacafe, Skype 3.5 for Windows lets you download your favourite videos from these sites and add them into your Skype 'mood', giving colour and personality to your online profile. User's moods are a way of sharing your feelings with friends and family and are becoming increasingly popular in the Skype community because they are a simple, more personalized way to share all sorts of things with other Skype contacts.

In addition to sharing video in your mood, people can now also include video content in online Skype chats, making it easy to discuss the latest viral videos with friends and family around the world.

Skype also lets you take still photos when making a video call. Moments such as showing off a newborn baby via webcam or having a far-away friend wave 'hello!' can now be permanently captured and shared.

Skype 3.5 for Windows lets users transfer their incoming calls to another person or a group of people on Skype (or, for Skype Pro subscribers, to a landline or mobile phone number).

In addition, auto redial has been introduced, where if the number being called is engaged Skype can automatically redial it every two minutes, until the call is answered. These new features make it even easier and more convenient to keep in touch over Skype.

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