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    Sky Go Desktop Player

    This is a discussion on Sky Go Desktop Player within the Sky Go forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; An update to the Sky Go Desktop app has been released and it is now called 'Sky Go Desktop Player'. ...

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      Sky Go Desktop Player

      An update to the Sky Go Desktop app has been released and it is now called 'Sky Go Desktop Player'.

      The new version works for both the PC and MAC and should be available next time you open your existing app or visit the download page on Sky Go.

      http://go.sky.com/downloads

      The new version has a nicer layout and appears to work well.

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      This will be a very welcome update for Mac users, some/many of whom (like me) were unable to use the previous versions for the last 2 years (those who upgraded to Mavericks & its successors). Sadly it's arrived too late for me though, as I no longer have a requirement to use it!
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      No problem.

      Perhaps it is worth reminding people too that you need the Sky Go Extra subscription to see this new app.

      Sky Go Extra is 5 per month to mst people or free if you have Multiscreen.

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      Re: Sky Go Desktop Player

      The new app has been available for a week now.

      Have you been using on your PC or Laptop?

      What do you think of it?

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      Re: Sky Go Desktop Player

      It's a pity this new app requires you to have Go Extra before you can make any use of it. It would have been better if they had left the old player in use for those without extra. It should not be necessary to use a browser.

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      Re: Sky Go Desktop Player

      Whilst they are needing to work on a different solution now anyway, using their own player outside a browser would have resolved quite a few other issues too.

      With Chrome, as an example, no longer allowing you to use Silverlight, some people are being forced to use browsers that they wouldn't normally want on their computers.

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