Any Skype experts out there?

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  1. iModFrenzy macrumors 6502a

    iModFrenzy

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    Skype is a essential for me, and having the built-in mic on my PowerBook G4 helps a lot but I also have some issues with Skype.

    One issue is that I can't use video. Does this Skype version not support video calling?

    Thanks:D

    Here's a screenshot of the Skype I am using.
     

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  2. eyoungren macrumors P6

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    A consequence of Microsoft cutting off PowerPC support for Skype some time ago was that even though a workaround exists to fake our way back on to Skype – there is no longer any video. Only voice.

    If you want video you'll have to use an Intel Mac.
     
  3. flyrod macrumors 6502

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    Microsoft has been much better than apple when it comes to supporting old stuff. I recently patched Office on ppc to open the .docx formats they use now. I wonder if they could be persuaded to keep skype going.
     
  4. MacCubed macrumors 68000

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    I though video worked when you were calling another person with the same version of Skype...
     
  5. eyoungren macrumors P6

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    Does it? If so, I didn't know. Around the time MS pulled support for Skype and everyone went looking to fix it, I stopped having a need for Skype anymore!
     
  6. 128keaton macrumors 68020

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    I think I called Gavin with video on my iBook onetime.
     

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