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Microsoft today released two new Windows 10 Insider Preview builds for Fast Ring and Skip Ahead Insiders with lots of features, fixes, improvements and known issues.

The company is also working simultaneously on adding new features to its core apps. Today the company is releasing a new update for its Skype app for both Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile.

The latest update to the Skype app is available for Fast Ring and Skip Ahead Insiders with new version 12.1811.247.0. The update brings new features which include support for the company’s Preview App Program rolled out some time ago.

Microsoft has now added its Skype app to the Preview App Program which lets users to enroll in the app program and start testing features and provide feedback to the company to improve them before official roll out to all users.

The Windows 10 App Preview Program is available for Insiders only and you need to join the insiders testing program and enroll into any ring, and you can receive the app updates without having to install new preview versions of the operating system. It’s worth noting that you can only receive updates for apps when you’ve opted into the beta program of each of them.

The Preview App Program is currently available for apps like Microsoft Photos, Alarms & Clock, Feedback Hub, Windows Mixed Reality Viewer, and more. Today the company is also adding Skype to this list and now Insiders can test new app features before official roll out.

Microsoft has also made improvements to the Mixed Reality in the latest Skype update which now lets users to start a video call with you speak to regularly by inserting them in the cliff house.

We would also like to inform our users that the Preview App Program is still not active and you would need to wait for sometime before you will be able to start testing new Skype app features.

As reported the new Skype app update is available for Insiders in Fast and Skip Ahead ring and you can alternatively download it by clicking the below Microsoft Store link.

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Akshay Waghray, who holds a degree in Computer Science, was a former technology news reporter for Windows Latest and his area of expertise include Windows. Articles contributed by Akshay have been referred by big publications such as TechRadar, XDA Developers, Future Inc, Purge, and others over the years. At Windows Latest, Akshay has written and edited thousands of articles using his decades long experience with Windows Server and Windows Update for Business.