Skype has launched its new Skype 5.4 Beta which has been integrated with Facebook but it was only available for Windows users, which meant that Mac users didn’t get the chance to use Facebook from within Skype itself. Starting today though, that has all changed. With Skype for Mac 5.4 Beta, Mac users will get the same Facebook integration that is found in Skype 5.5 for Windows. Mac Users an now IM and connect with Facebook friends without having to launch a separate program. Users can also access the News Feed, comment and “like” posts as well. Head over to the Skype website on your Mac computer to download Skype 5.4 for Mac Beta and start enjoying Facebook within Skype today.
- 1GHz Intel processor
- Mac OS X v10.5.8 (Leopard) or newer.
- 100 MB free disk space.
- Either USB or regular headset if your Mac does not have a built-in microphone.
- Download drivers if you are using an external webcam.
- For voice calls recommend broadband connection with 100 kbps down / 100 kbps up.
- For group video calling everyone on the call needs Skype 5.0 for Windows or Mac or higher plus webcams, and at least one person needs a group video calling subscription. For best quality we recommend you use a high-speed broadband connection of 4Mbps down/512kbps up and a computer with a Core 2 Duo 1.8 GHz processor. As a minimum you’ll need a high-speed broadband connection of 512kbps down/128kbps up and a computer with a 1 GHz processor.