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Skype 5.3 for Mac OS X requires Mac OS 10.5.8 or later ??

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How come that You write Skype 5.3 for Mac OS X requires Mac OS 10.5.8 or later

when I download this file it's named Skype_5.3.59.1093.dmg


And Skype 5.3 for Mac OS X it doesn't work on my iMac power pc with 10.5.8


Wich is correct . Can it be used by my computer or not.


When I start Skype it says it cant be running this computer,


Yours Sincerely


Imelda Chavez / Anders Wikberg

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The latest versions of Skype will NOT run on a PowerPC.  They require an Intel processor, no matter the version of the Mac operating system you are using.  That said, you can download older versions from

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