Microsoft Releases Skype for Mac v7.50, Adds Support for Share Extension

Thanks to the latest update, users will now be able to share files, videos, photos, links and more, directly to Skype from wherever they are in MacOS.

Back in March, Microsoft released Skype for Mac v7.48, which brought MacBook Touch Bar support to Skype for MacOS.

Now, the Redmond giant has announced the release of Skype for Mac v7.50, which adds support for the Share extension on 10.10 or higher.

The Share extensions give users a convenient way to share content with other entities, such as social sharing websites or upload services.

For example, in an app that includes a Share button, users can choose a Share extension that represents a social sharing website and then use it to post a comment or other content.

Thanks to the latest update for for Mac, users are able to share , videos, photos, links and more, directly to Skype.

In order to do that, users have to follow these steps:

  • Right click on what they want to share
  • Select Share
  • Select Skype from the menu

To enable the feature, users should go to System Preferences > Extensions > Share Menu and check the box next to Skype.

Consistent flow of updates for Mac

The latest update for follows a series of consistent updates has been releasing for the instant messaging app on MacOS.

For example, back in October 2016, the Redmond giant announced the general availability of Skype for Business on Mac. Almost a year ago, in April 2016, Microsoft released Skype Bots to Mac.

You can download Skype for Mac, here.