Skype Portable

Skype Portable

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 13 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.22.64.106
  • Total Downloads:
    381,306
  • Date Added:
    November 25, 2014
  • File Size:
    645.55KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,482
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7/8

Editors' Review

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Skype Portable is a lean Skype installation designed to take Skype with you wherever you go. Install Skype on a USB drive or other portable device, and you'll be able to use the program from anywhere.

Pros

Familiar: Skype Portable operates exactly as you would expect Skype to operate, which is essential when using a different version of such a high-profile program.

USB portability: We tested Skype Portable by installing it on a variety of devices and attempting to run it from those devices. No matter which device we tried it on, we were able to launch Skype calls and messaging sessions without issue.

Straightforward installation: Skype streamlined installation to make it very easy, whether you're installing it on your PC or on a mobile drive or device. Creating a new Skype account or logging in with an existing one both worked equally well.

Cons

Some redundancy: Skype may already be installed on your computer and mobile devices. Therefore, although this program is useful, it is questionable as to how necessary it actually is.

Bottom Line

If for some reason you feel that you need to keep Skype on a mobile drive, then Skype Portable works very well. It launches without difficulty and provides Skype's full functionality wherever you take it.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"It works great!"

April 20, 2013  |  By Drake_Master

 |  Version: Skype Portable 6.3.0.105

Pros

Great portable version of Skype
Keeps all your settings, logins, etc to be used anywhere. Quick and simple.

Cons

Tried on a computer where I'm not admin. Didn't work because I didn't have authority to bypass firewall (not this app's fault though)

Summary

Skype Portable is a great portable app, but I gave it 4 stars because Skype itself isn't worth more.

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5 stars

"Too good to be true."

December 02, 2012  |  By strikemaster1

 |  Version: Skype Portable 6.0.0.126

Pros

Easy to set up, use, and all on a usb stick. What more can you ask? Oh, and video works a treat.

Cons

Nothing at all

Summary

I only got the free edition, but wow... free skype to skype video chat? Are you kidding me? I will soon go pro with this because up till now I been using yahoo chat that has too many problems, but this skype really rocks and so far not a single problem with the video chat. It all works like a charm so far.

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5 stars

"Realmente es grande. No pude actualizar el Skype 5.5."

July 28, 2012  |  By carlomart

 |  Version: Skype Portable 5.10.0.116

Pros

Si tienes problemas con Skype 5 y no lo puedes actualizar, haz lo mismo que yo hice, me cambie a ese y se acabo el asunto.

Cons

No tengo nada en contra.

Summary

Agil, efectivo y una alternativa magnifica tanto para el PC como para el movil.

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1 stars

"Downloaded but would not install."

February 13, 2012  |  By bilbun

 |  Version: Skype Portable 5.5.0.113

Pros

None - program would not install..

Cons

No way to use the program because it would not install - consistent error codes during numerous attempts.

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1 stars

"All Your convos are belong to MICROSOFT"

August 22, 2011  |  By spinner76

 |  Version: Skype Portable 5.5.0.113

Pros

Great if you like knowing your conversations can be tapped, recorded and stored away for later review by the Government via Microsoft

Cons

Horrible if you -don't- like knowing your conversations can be tapped, recorded and stored away for later review by the Government via Microsoft

Summary

Yes little sheep, read it a weep. Just remember, when mom & dad say "If it's to good to be true . . ." usually they are right.

Copy and paste into your Google Search:
Microsoft Legal Intercept
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http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&hl=en&q=microsoft+legal+incercept

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5 stars

"Very useful."

June 14, 2011  |  By tmhs

 |  Version: Skype Portable 5.3.0.116

Pros

Small, quick and easy.

Cons

None, it is just right.

Summary



Updated on Jun 17, 2011

I don't know. I haven't used it since I downloaded it.

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5 stars

""must have""

June 12, 2011  |  By John Eric8

 |  Version: Skype Portable 5.3.0.116

Pros

Handy and easy to use.

Cons

No cons so far as I can see.

Summary

You need it when you will make personal calls when you are on travels or on business trips

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5 stars

"Very convenient."

May 05, 2011  |  By ChirilaMisu

 |  Version: Skype Portable 5.3.0.108

Pros

Easy to install, learn and use.

Cons

Not working properly in countries such as China...

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4 stars

"Easy to use."

April 27, 2011  |  By rtlltr

 |  Version: Skype Portable 5.3.0.108

Pros

Simple to learn.

Cons

None as of today.

Summary

Beats magicjack!!

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5 stars

"No other competitor, Quite good"

February 24, 2011  |  By luke-ruth

 |  Version: Skype Portable 5.0.156

Pros

I can put it on a USB and it is legal.
Video calls are fantastic.
Group calls and group chat.
I've always enjoyed the emoticons.
I can stay in touch with family for free.
Calls 1800 numbers free.
Pretty cheap rates.

Cons

I can't afford some of the great options that paid packages have.

Summary

Get your whole family used to using skype. Its great for communication.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 6.22.64.106
Version 6.22.64.106 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher PortableApps
Publisher web site http://portableapps.com/
Release Date November 24, 2014
Date Added November 25, 2014
Version 6.22.64.106
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory Web Phones & VoIP Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 645.55KB
File Name SkypePortable_6.22.64.106_online.paf.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 381,306
Downloads Last Week 1,482
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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