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What is the last version of Skype that runs on a Mac OS X Panther 10.3.9 ? I've download a so called compatible version but it doesn't start. I've also heard that it can be a problem coming from Quicktime version...

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So what version did you download? – fideli Jan 19 '10 at 5:13
Any news ? Does it work now ? – Studer Aug 1 '10 at 14:40
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Here is the bottom of the download page :

System Requirements :

  • Mac computer with G4, G5 or Intel processor, 800 MHz or faster.
  • Mac OS X v10.3.9 (Panther) or newer.
  • For higher-resolution video a faster processor (Core 2 Duo) and a broadband connection with at least 384kbps upload speeds.
  • 512 MB RAM.
  • 100 MB free disk space on your hard drive.
  • Either a built-in or external microphone is required for voice calls.
  • Either USB or regular headset if your Mac does not have a built-in microphone.
  • Download drivers if you are using an external webcam.
  • Internet connection – broadband is best (GPRS is not supported for voice calls).

Technical details :

  • Version File size 44 MB. Official release. Release date: February 10, 2010. File name: Skype_2.8.0.851.dmg

The problem is not only the version on Mac OS X, but the hardware requirements.

Does your computer meet them ?

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