Windows Live Messenger (MSN) is to be Replaced by Skype
MSN is to be replaced by SkypeMicrosoft has announced that Windows Live Messenger (MSN) is to be Replaced by Skype next year, with the exception of China.
According to internet analysis firm Comscore, WLM still had more than double the number of Skype's instant messenger facility at the start of this year in the US, and was second only in popularity to Yahoo Messenger.
But the report suggested WLM's US audience had fallen to 8.3 million unique users, representing a 48% drop year-on-year. By contrast, the number of people using Skype to instant message each other grew over the period.
Microsoft highlighted the fact that WLM was still more popular than Yahoo's product in most other territories, but nevertheless decided to call time on the service.
How to Translate Chinese to English, Russian, Indian...when chating on Skype
Step I. Free download Chinese Skype Translator
Chinese Skype Translator is a small tool that work with Skype like a plug-in, with it you can chat with Chinese even you don't know any of Chinese word. It fully supports translate English to Chinese, German to Chinese, Japanese to Chinese, French to Chinese, Russian to Chinese, Hindi to Chinese, etc. Just download and install it according to brief instructions by clicking "Next Step".
Note:1. If you are running Windows Vista, Windows 7 or above, after installing, please right-click the icon on desktop, and select "Run as administrator".
Note: 2. After first launching, you will see a Skype prompting as below, just choose "Allow access" to allow this Chinese Skype Translator to use Skype.
Step II. After installing, you can see the main interface of this Skype chat translation software.
Note: There are additional functions in this Skype Translator Pro, click "Advanced" to check or uncheck them.
Step III. Click "Start" button to launch Skype, then chat with translation will be started.Note: Please make sure that you have installed Skype on your computer.
Then start a dialog you will see a window as below.
Translate from: Select a language you would like to translate from, normally, it should be your own language.
into: Select a language you would like to translate into, normally, it should be your friend's language.
Display: There are two options: display translation only and display original and translation when chatting.
Stop Translation: Click to stop translation and chat in the normal way, in the same way, press from the top right of chatting window to re-start translation.
Step IV. Type your message and chat with Chinese translation, then click "Send".
Now you can chat with Chinese on Skype without any problem! This Chinese Skype Translator not only translates Chinese, but also translates between English, French, German, Russian, Japanese with very easy use.
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