The first final build of Skype 4 was released to the public on the 3rd of February, 2009. Prior to this version (v188.8.131.52) there were no less than 9 public beta builds released over the past few months. Some of the major features available in Skype 4.0 include bigger video calling screen, various sound quality enhancements, ability to easily switch between conversations (juggle) and seamless integration with Skype certified hardware.
- Free Skype-to-Skype calls.
- Call phones and mobiles, send SMS.
- Free instant messaging.
- Free video call.
- Forward calls to a phone when you're offline.
The latest final build of Skype 4 can be downloaded free of charge from the following download locations. Note that Skype 4 is only available for Windows platform. There are different versions available for Mac OS X and Linux operating systems – download links for these can also be found below. All links point to the full standalone installer which is around 22MB in size.
[Click Here] to download Skype 4 Final for Windows 2000/XP/Vista
[Click Here] to download Skype 2.7 for Mac OS X
[Click Here] to download Skype 2.0 for Linux variants