Skype today released their new version for the Macintosh operating system. Their site lists it as, "Official release. Version: 188.8.131.52. Release date: January 5, 2006". The new features include:
- Forward calls to other Skype accounts or regular phones
- Pause iTunes automatically when you get a call
- Express yourself with mood messages
- Simply drag and drop contacts to add them to chats and calls
- Support for enhanced notifications with Growl
- Auto-pause/auto-resume iTunes for in-bound and out-bound voice calls
- Fast call set-up — drag and drop contacts to add them to chats and calls.
- The Mac OS X version is now available in Japanese
- Notifications - Skype notifies users of new messages and when users come on- and off-line, along with an overview of available Skype services.
If you wish to download the new version, click here.