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Skype to Windows

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Windows
8.110
Microsoft
85.2 Mb
3+

Description

Skype is an application known for its video conferences and voice calls based on VoIP technology. With the help of the service, you can interact both one-on-one and organize professional online conferences with groups of up to 100 people. The application was introduced to the general public in August 2003 and has since become one of the most popular tools for personal and professional online communication worldwide.

Specifications

Date added
Update Date
License Freeware
Compatibility Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows 11
Supported languages English, Russian

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Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Free basic features. Users do not need to pay for using Skype's basic functions.
  • Variety of communication methods. Skype offers a wide range of ways to communicate, including HD audio and video calls, calls to landlines and mobile phones, SMS messages from Skype, and much more.
  • Reputation and reliability. Skype, owned by Microsoft, is authoritative software with a profile of security, longevity, stability, timely bug fixes, and new features.
Cons
  • Payable features: While basic features are free, additional features such as phone calls or sending SMS messages are provided for a fee.
  • Limited emergency calling capabilities: Skype does not replace a telephone and has limited emergency calling capabilities depending on the country.

More about Skype

Functionality and Features:

  • Audio and Video Calls. You have the ability to communicate with your interlocutor with good sound and video transmission at a distance.
  • Smart Messaging. Instantly react to any message using fun reactions or use @mentions to get the attention of your interlocutor.
  • Screen Sharing. In the app, you can easily share presentations, holiday photos, or anything on your screen during a conversation.
  • Call Recording and Live Subtitles. Record Skype calls to capture special moments or highlight key decisions.
  • Group Conferences. Arrange video or audio conferences with up to 100 people.
  • Skype Numbers. Get a local phone number in one of 25 available countries/regions. Pay a fixed fee for unlimited incoming calls.
  • Instant Messaging and Chat History. Skype allows users to send instant messages to other users on their contact list. Messages sent to users who are offline are stored on Skype servers and will be delivered to the recipients as soon as they come online.
  • Emoticons and Formatting. Users can send up to 254 emoticons, which are displayed in static or animated form depending on the user's settings.

Skype remains one of the most influential behemoths in the field of internet communications. Being one of the first in this industry, the application continues to maintain its relevance and integrity. The integration of modern technologies into the format of video communication predicts the most optimal evaluations regarding the future of the project.

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