Skype released a hotfix 1 for Skype 2.8 for Mac.
This newly released hotfix is mainly targeted to fix issues found in
using Skype on newly released Snow Leopard operating system. In
addition to it we have fixed many issues for Panther users. People in
between on Tiger and Leopard can also see tweaks which increase
stability of the client.The hot fix affects the following criteria :
Platform specific: OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard – Call Phones and Send SMS window “Type number” text field is too dark
Chat window does not refresh properly when chatting with a user whose avatar file is corrupted.
a contact request, the option to add a new contact to your Contact list
is disabled when the user chooses not to let the contact see when they
In a contact request, new contacts are added to a user’s Contact list even when they uncheck the option to add them.
Screen sharing :
When screen sharing in fullscreen mode, the user can’t click on Skype menu items at the top of the screen.
Platform specific: OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard – Layout issues in the video
window when a video call is put on hold. The Hold button appears over
the Call on Hold message.
Skype sometimes crashes when plugging in or removing a webcam.
Skype sometimes crashes soon after launching when an auto-config (PAC) file was used to connect to the internet.
Skype sometimes crashes when shutting down.
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