A new collaboration mode for Skype for Desktop announced Friday, dubbed “Skype for Content Creators” designed towards streamers, digital broadcasters and vloggers enable them to record live streaming calls, videos, and podcasts without any additional expensive studio equipment generally reequired to perform these tasks.
Currently in preview, using this mode users can easily select the Content Creators mode to place and record calls using NewTek NDI-enabled software, such as Wirecast, Xsplit, Vmix. It works on both Windows 10 and Mac.
After recording a call, the content can easily be edited once it has been imported into apps, such as Adobe Premier Pro and Adobe Audition. Additionally, also users can customize the look and feel of the call as they please.
The image below showing four vloggers using Skype for Content Creators:
In addition, clean feeds of all group video call participants will be provided to the NDI–enabled software being used. This dramatically simplifies the process of using Skype within collaborative content.
Furthermore, users are now able to unlock the content mode from within the Skype for Desktop app, assisting them to use the app in two steps from setting up a call to live streaming the call to any prefered streaming platform, like youTube or Facebook, for instance.
Interestingly, previously Microsoft has introduced live collaboration features, such as Skype Interviews last year, as well and now a step forwared, this new mode allow of using audio and video to create collaborative and engaging content.
Interested users can view demonstrations of Skype for Content Creators at the NAB show in Las Vegas, where the Skype team will be at Booth SL7616 between April 9-12.
Skype for Content Creators mode will be generally available for all Windows 10 and Mac users around the world starting this summer.