Skype 5.0 for Mac OS X Brings Group Video Calling (Paid Feature) [Video]

Skype Group Video CallSkype for Mac OS X 5.0 has been released out of beta which brings a new feature of Group Video Calling as a part of it’s Premium package.

As said in the video:

Group Video Calling is now available as part of our Premium package, that also includes live chat customer support. You can try it out for free for 7 days, and then purchase either a day pass starting at $4.99 (€3.49/£2.99)* or as a monthly subscription for $8.99 (€5.99/£4.99)* per month.

You might be thinking that what are the requirements to do Group video calls? Head yourself below to look into the requirements.

At least one person on the call needs Skype Premium or a group video subscription from Skype Manager.

For everyone on the call to see video, each person needs:

To start a group video call you need a minimum of three users or more but you can not add more then 10 people in one group video call. Please note that Skype has recommended to do a group call with upto 5 users for better video quality.

According to Skype official website:

For the best video quality, we recommend you use a high-speed broadband connection of 4 Mbps down/512 kpbs up and a computer with a Core 2 Duo 1.8 GHz processor. The minimum you’ll need is a high-speed broadband connection of 512 kbps down/128 kpgs up and a computer with a 1 GHz processor.

Please note that people with Skype video-enabled mobiles are currently able to join group video calls via voice only.

Also remember to invite contacts to join you on the latest version.

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