Skype is one of those very popular programs, that Microsoft likes to evolve. It has gotten a lot further than its original predecesor, and now Microsoft has launched a Skype Preview version for Windows 10 users.
In its announcement, Microsoft launched the next generation of Skype on desktop computers. It will be for Windows 10 users, and is built for desktop users to truly take advantage of.
New Notification Panel & Chat Media Gallery
Probably one of the first things that users will see, is the new notifcation panel. It will have @mentions, message reactions, and much more. This makes it easier to track conversations on Skype.
Secondly, a new chat media gallery has been introduced into the desktop app. It makes finding shared content such as links, documents, and media a lot easier. These can be found within chats within seconds.
Enhanced Group Calls & Launch
The third biggest app update, is the customized group call experience. The app will have drag and drop control, and it will offer users new in-call reactions. Organizing these group chats will be made much easier for users.
The newest Skype Preview has been rolled out to some Windows 10 Anniversary update users now. Microsoft is launching it waves, so you can check the Windows blog for future rollout dates for your machine.
The Skype Preview app is a nice update for desktop users. It makes media and group calls easier, and is quite a nice upgrade for us to see.