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If you’re using Skype Qik, a video messaging service from Microsoft that was acquired by Skype back in 2011 and relaunched and rebranded in October, you’ll be happy to know that an update is now available which introduces improved sharing capabilities, allowing users to share the recorded clips to their favorite apps or social networks from within the app, without first having to save it to your smartphone’s camera roll.

the new update lets users share clips from within the app

According to Skype, you can simply “select one of your videos and tap on the ^ menu and now you’ll see a share menu. This uses your phone’s built in share option to send your video to whatever apps and accounts are registered for sharing video on your phone. You aren’t limited to what we choose for you: you’re free to share to any video platform YOU choose on your phone.”

The update is available right now on iOS and Android. Don’t fret, Windows Phone fans, as Microsoft also says it’s “working hard” to create a totally new Windows Phone version to be released at some point in the near future.

You can easily download the new update by scanning these QR codes.

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By Josh Robert Nay

Josh Robert Nay is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of TruTower. He has worked in the telecommunications industry since 2003 and specializes in GSM based technology. He also uses (too many) VoIP apps and is a long-time user of BlackBerry, Android, and Windows Phone. He adores anything having to do with space exploration and writing. In addition to the links below, he can be found on LinkedIn and can also be found on his website at