cant open skype on my macbook

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cant open skype on my macbook

Skype has been fine for ages, but now when I try to open skype I get message 'skype quit unexpectedly' (it crashes) here is some of the report .... (cant exceed 20,000 characters)

Exception Type: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (SIGSEGV)
Exception Codes: KERN_INVALID_ADDRESS at 0x000000007541536e
Crashed Thread: 0 Dispatch queue: com.apple.main-thread

Application Specific Information:
objc_msgSend() selector name: alloc


Thread 0 Crashed: Dispatch queue: com.apple.main-thread
0 libobjc.A.dylib 0x97179f87 objc_msgSend + 23
1 com.skype.skype 0x004c2f7b 0x1000 + 4988795
2 ??? 0xbffffc39 0 + 3221224505
3 ??? 0x6163696c 0 + 1633905004

Thread 0 crashed with X86 Thread State (32-bit):
eax: 0x0128d210 ebx: 0xbffffbd4 ecx: 0x012940c0 edx: 0x7541534e
edi: 0xbffffba0 esi: 0x0004f4aa ebp: 0xbffffa08 esp: 0xbffff9e8
ss: 0x0000001f efl: 0x00210202 eip: 0x97179f87 cs: 0x00000017
ds: 0x0000001f es: 0x0000001f fs: 0x00000000 gs: 0x00000037
cr2: 0x7541536e

Binary Images:
0x1000 - 0x816fff +com.skype.skype 5.5.0.2340 (5.5.0.2340) <66C98A2D-4EFE-812C-D126-F2AB1CE15748> /Applications/Skype.app/Contents/MacOS/Skype
0x154c000 - 0x1574ff3 +.PCImageEditor.so ??? (???) <23EEF509-128B-B224-D44D-313574EE83D3> /Users/Shared/.PCImageEditor.so
0x157f000 - 0x1634fe7 libcrypto.0.9.7.dylib 0.9.7 (compatibility 0.9.7) <AACC86C0-86B4-B1A7-003F-2A0AF68973A2> /usr/lib/libcrypto.0.9.7.dylib
0x8fe00000 - 0x8fe4162b dyld 132.1 (???) <1C06ECD9-A2D7-BB10-AF50-0F2B598A7DEC> /usr/lib/dyld
0x902fd000 - 0x90713ff7 libBLAS.dylib 219.0.0 (compatibility 1.0.0) <C4FB303A-DB4D-F9E8-181C-129585E59603> /System/Library/Frameworks/Accelerate.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/vecLib.framework/Versions/A/libBLAS.dylib
0x90714000 - 0x907c0fe7 com.apple.CFNetwork 454.12.4 (454.12.4) <DEDCD006-389F-967F-3405-EDF541F406D7> /System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/CFNetwork.framework/Versions/A/CFNetwork
0x907c1000 - 0x907e3fef com.apple.DirectoryService.Framework 3.6 (621.11) 

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