Last year in October, Microsoft acquired Skype video calling channel and the same month this year, about to officially launch Windows 8 desktop operating system worldwide. Apart this, Microsoft today demonstrated Its purchased Skype running on Windows 8 in action video. Microsoft caused quite a stir last year when it announced the purchase of Skypefor an eye-watering sum total of $8.5 billion. Check details after the jump!
Microsoft demos Skype for Windows 8, which has been specially designed to work on both Windows 8 PCs and the new Windows 8 tablets. Watch the video of Skype on Windows 8 in action below:
What the company says about Skype for Windows 8:
“This is our big step forward together with Microsoft to introduce a completely new Skype experience, which is designed to be always on, immersive, effortless and fun to use.
The team at Skype has been building on the Windows platform since the first release of Skype. With Skype for Windows 8 we’ve focused on how people are using Skype today, and re-imagined Skype for everyday communications across our global community.”
After seeing the video we got to know that Skype for Windows 8 is fast, simple and accurate. Skype For Windows 8 Announced that features full-screen video calls, deep contacts integration and demoed with more details.
You can find out more details about Skype for Windows 8 over at the Skype Blog.