Not long ago, Skype’s HD video messaging feature went live on Windows 8 and RT — albeit in beta form — after being tested since at least February 15th. Essentially, the feature allows users to create a video message of up to three minutes in length and send it to a contact similar to how videos can be sent via MMS messaging, and it works whether users are online or not; the contact will see it the next time they log in to their Skype account.
Skype has announced that the service has finally exited beta and has rolled out for all platforms except — interestingly enough — Windows Phone, including Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android, and BlackBerry.
As for Windows Phone users, Microsoft hasn’t mentioned anything regarding its availability, although we’d be surprised if it wasn’t coming soon. For now, WP users can at least receive and view the messages sent to them from their Skype contacts.
Check out the embedded video for more information about how to use the service. As always, we’ll keep you up to date on any additional changes and information we receive.