Skype

Version: 8.66.0.77   Filesize: 72.5MB

  • Freeware
  • In English
  • Scanned
  • 4.3
  • (8.31 K Downloads)

Skype is a handy and resourceful program that grants you the means to make free video calls anywhere in the world. Using its advanced peer-to-peer technology (P2P) the software allows you to connect with other users, meaning you can hold meetings or interview remotely without the need to be there as a person. This is beneficial for companies who want a smoother flow of communication without hindering business operations, and for a good reason. 

Skype has a lot to offer without being limited to one platform such as Skype Out calling from the messenger, to smartphones worldwide, secure file transferring, conference calling, and more. The best part is that you can share your screen with multiple users. Skype for desktop focuses on providing the best audio and video quality as well as securing video calls with end to end encryption so no one else can listen in to the conversation you’re having with the other person. All you need is a working internet connection, Windows operating system installed and a webcam to do video calls with a microphone.

Features of Skype
With Skype, you can enjoy video calls with superb quality and the good thing is it’s free. From weekly meetings of your company to enjoy heartfelt conversations with your family and friends and can be used in more than one way. Here are some of the features of Skype that are worth looking into it.

Screen Sharing.
With Skype, you can share your important presentation with your clients, holiday photos with your friends and family, where you can’t reach them to anything you wish to share with the other parties on your screen using a handy and convenient feature of Skype known as screen sharing.

Audio and Video calling.
Another great thing to boast about Skype is that you can experience crystal clear video and audio calls in true HD as opposed to other webcam software. Whether you’re holding a group call for your clients or a bunch of friends to share the good news. Skype does it efficiently and effectively, catering to every need of users who prefer video or audio calling with minimal to no hindrance.

Searching for files makes it easier to find on Skype.
Searching for that one particular file that other person mailed you through chat and you can’t find it anywhere? With Skype around, you no longer have to scroll through your chat history. All you have to do is click on the gallery under the chat name to see all the links, files, attachments, and photos in the conversation.

Call recording and live subtitles on Skype.
If you’re on a video call with your loved ones or people from your organization and want to record that special moment or important conversation, you can use Skype’s call recording to capture that particular footage and save it to your PC, along with features to add key decisions and implement subtitles to read the words in your conversation.

Other features of Skype
Aside from the aforementioned features of Skype, this software still has a lot to offer to its users such as Smart messaging, secured conversation, Call phones at a low rate, sending SMS, and more.

How to download and install Skype?

  • 1. To download Skype, click on the green download button on upper right side of FileProton.
  • 2. The downloading process will begin shortly, click on start download and wait for it to finish.
  • 3. After downloading, go to the download folder where you saved the file and locate the file.
  • 4. Double click on the Setup.exe file of Skype and follow the installation instructions.
  • 5. After installation, run the software using the start menu or desktop shortcut.

Pros

  • Quality video and audio calls
  • Scheduling and inviting
  • Screen Sharing feature

Cons

  • Bugs in text chat history
  • Slows down while updating
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App Name: Skype

License: Freeware

OS: Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10

Latest Version: V8.66.0.77

Latest Update: 2020-11-26

Developer: Microsoft Corporation

User Rating: 4.3

Category: Messaging and Chat