Skype releases updates to its software with new features and bug fixes. These updates are automatically installed by default. In this tutorial we will see how to find out the Skype version and disable automatic installation of release updates.
How to find out Skype version (Mac OS X)
Click the Skype icon and select About Skype from the menu list.
This should display a screen with Skype version as shown below.
Turn off Automatic updates on Skype (Mac OS X)
Step 1: Click the Skype icon, select Preferences from the menu list.
Step 2: In the Skype Preferences screen, click General tab.
Step 3: Navigate to bottom section under General tab and make sure un tick the check box with caption as “Always keep Skype to to date”.