Microsoft Is Ready To Shut Down SkypeWe all know very well that the tech giant Microsoft’s Skype is a telecommunications application software product that specializes in providing video chat and voice calls between computers, tablets, mobile devices, the Xbox One console, and smartwatches.
The tech giant Microsoft’s well-known video chat application, of course, Skype is one of the oldest communication platforms. In recent years, with so much competition, Skype has almost become just a platform for video conferencing and professional scope.
Apart from all these things, Skype is one of the most used chat applications. The purchase that the tech giant Microsoft made was right and this is today the main communication tool of the tech giant Microsoft.
However, the tech giant Microsoft just announced a new date to end support for Skype 7.0, the classic version of the service. According to the company, of course, the tech giant Microsoft users will be able to use it until November 1 on computers. On mobile phones and tablets, the limit is November 15th.
In a blog posting, the tech giant Microsoft recommends that users migrate as early as possible to the new version. Here is what the tech giant Microsoft stated: “Although you can use old versions for some time, we encourage you to upgrade today to avoid any disruption.”
Initially, the deadline for Skype 7.0 to be discontinued was September 1. The company, of course, the tech giant Microsoft later decided to revise the date after users criticize the update. The service started allowing HD video calls with up to 24 people and gained features like streaming file sharing.
However, the new version also lost some facilities, such as that allowed to keep several windows of conversations open at the same time in the desktop. Since the first announcement about the end of classic Skype, the tech giant Microsoft has been trying to find a balance between the two versions.
“We continue to work on the most requested features,” said the company, of course, the tech giant Microsoft, which recalled new features on Skype. “Recently, we launched call recording and started releasing the option to search for a conversation.”