Skype for Mac updated to 5.6

Skype have announced the release of Skype 5.6 for Mac.

New features and improvements in Skype 5.6 for Mac include:

Automatic Updates
Improved UI for group video calling
New full screen mode in OS X Lion
Ability to delete conversations
Ability to disable Audio Gain Control
Automatic Updates
Skype will now automatically upgrade to newer versions when minor and critical updates are released. This will keep you on the cutting edge with Skype’s newest features.

UI improvement in group video calling
Switch between dynamic mode and non-dynamic mode in group video calls with 5 or more participants. With dynamic mode on, the person who is speaking is automatically moved to the top of the screen.

Support for full screen mode in OS X Lion
Now, you can take advantage of full screen mode in Skype. This feature eliminates distractions from the Dock and Menu bars, while enhancing your interaction with your loved ones.

Ability to delete conversations
Delete messages within a conversation, as well as remove conversations from the sidebar and your history.

Ability to disable Audio Gain Control from Preferences
Disable the automatic adjustment of your microphone setting in your preferences in order to reduce the background noise during conference calls.

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