After a false start overnight, Skype for the iPad has now been released.
Call, video call and instant message anyone else on Skype for free with Skype for your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad.
Plus call and text your Contacts (or any other number) at Skype’s low rates. It’s great value with Skype Credit. .
Skype for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad is free to download and works over 3G* or Wi-Fi.
•Share moments over free* video calls with front and rear-facing cameras:
Enjoy video calls with Skype contacts on, iPhone, iPod touch or iPad, compatible mobiles, PCs, Macs or Skype-enabled TVs.
•Call Skype-to-Skype, wherever you are:
Call Skype contacts for free on 3G* or Wi-Fi.
•Save on calls to Contacts or any phone number:
Text and call phones anywhere with Skype Credit. It’s especially good value to international numbers.
•Send free* instant messages for an instant response:
Message friends, wherever, and whenever the mood strikes.
•Near CD quality sound for Skype-to-Skype calls:
Enjoy wideband audio (SILK codec) on iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad and 2nd & 3rd generation iPod touch.
*Operator data charges may apply
* Skype video calling requires iOS 4.0 or above.
* Send and receive video using front or rear camera on iPhone 4 and iPod touch 4th Generation.
* Send and receive video using rear camera on iPhone 3GS.
* Receive video only on iPad 1st generation and iPod touch 3rd Generation.
* Works with any H264 compatible devices, including TVs.
This version works on iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad and iPod touch. Skype requires iPhone OS version 3.0 or above. Calling functionality is available on iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad and 2nd generation iPod touch and later. iPod touch requires a compatible headset with a microphone.