Final version of Skype 6.5 has been released for Windows and available for download. Skype 6.5 beta has offered Video Messaging feature (which lets you send and receive video messages) with performance improvements and other fixes. With this release, they’ve “improved the stability of video messaging and made video messaging easier to find with improved notifications” .

Another new addition to this version is simplified way to add contacts: “we’ve made it more intuitive how to send and accept contact requests. Accepting a contact request will now appear right in your instant message view.” Aga Guzik said on Skype blog.

Skype 6.5 final for Windows

This version has fixed following issues

File transfer:  Cancel all doesn’t cancel file transfers Upon cancel of file transfer the transfer shows as successfully completed, when one participant accepted file transfer, sender could not cancel the transfer.

Network issues:  Upon connection lost, no notification in call toolbar that the call was lost
Keyboard navigation:  Add phone number not accessible with keyboard


  • Skype hangs when selecting offline contact and clicking on call phone.
  • Skype crashes for some users upon exiting
  • Skype crashes for some users when tried to send a file

Download Skype 6.5 for Windows