Skype has a new audio codec in the works. For users of the service, which is pretty formidable already when it comes to video and audio calls over the internet, it has one significant improvement. Crystal clear, “CD quality” sound.

Over on ‘The Big Blog’ Karlheinz Wurm, Director for Audio and Video Software at Skype, says although the new codec, known as Opus, will be launched quietly it will have a huge impact for all of its users.

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