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What's the difference between 5.2 and 5.3 version? Do I have to update my Skype or not?

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What's the difference between 5.2 and 5.3 version? Do I have to update my Skype or not?

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If you check the version listed below you will notice that the client had a few adjustments between these 2 versions including language localization, multitasking, bug fixing, OS support, contact listing mode, etc. You can also check the Wikipedia entry for Skype.

5.2.0.1523 - 5 July 2011

  • Improved Multi-tasking
  • Group Screen Sharing
  • Sidebar enhancement
  • Support for Mac's built-in HD and Logitech's B910 HD cameras
  • Minor bug fixes

5.2.0.1572 - 26 July 2011

  • Updated localizations
  • The removal of "Professional Account"
  • Minor improvements

5.3.0.1074 -8 August 2011

  • Updated contact list view
  • New contact grid view
  • Support for OS X Lion
  • Minor improvements

5.3.0.1093 - 1 September 2011

  • Sometimes Skype crashed during video calls
  • Fixes a problem in Norwegian localization, which could lead to client freeze

Yes, you should update in order to fix some minor bugs and have the best functionality for the program.

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