Regardless where you live, you can now use the Skype for Web as announce officially announced in a blog post by Skype. Aside from it is free to use, the Skype’s Web app also works with Chrome OS and Linux, in addition to Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari and Firefox on Windows and OS X.
SKYPE IM AVAILABLE TO CHROME OS
In the meantime,and as a kick start, Chrome OS users can only use the Skype instant messaging. However, the announcement was made officially by Skype via blog post that the Skype for Web (Beta) is now available worldwide.
In a blog post yesterday, Skype announced that Skype for Web (Beta) is now available worldwide! Apart from English the Skype for Web also supports other languages such as Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Chinese Simplified, and Chinese Traditional.
SKYPE FOR WEB BETA
Available as a smartphone app and desktop client, the roll-out envisions people using Skype for Web in order to respond to contacts via a bigger screen, or on an internet café computer that might not have the program installed.
FIRST AVAILABLE TO THE UK AND US
The Skype for Web Beta was first introduced to the US and UK earlier this month. The app will be available to both smartphone and desktop client. Notifications will be delivered to you even if you are navigating other sites in another window. Therefore there will be no reason that you incoming messages will be missed.
Microsoft’s Jonathan Watson said that, “Skype for Web is perfect if you normally use Skype on your mobile, but want to quickly get to your calls and IMs on a bigger screen. Or perhaps you’re sitting at a Windows or Mac computer in an internet café or hotel that doesn’t already have Skype downloaded.”