Skype for Windows

Skype for Windows

Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 1914 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1.1.0.79
File Size:
1.6MB
Date Added:
January 15, 2005
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows 2000/XP
Total Downloads:
19,274,056
Downloads Last Week:
47,668
Product ranking:
Additional Requirements:
Windows 2000/XP

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    3.9

    out of 1914 votes

    • 5 star: 792
    • 4 star: 616
    • 3 star: 198
    • 2 star: 98
    • 1 star: 210
  • Current Version:

    4.2

    out of 86 votes

    • 5 star: 59
    • 4 star: 10
    • 3 star: 3
    • 2 star: 5
    • 1 star: 9
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  • 2 stars

    "So far, not so great"

    August 06, 2014   |   By Wood5440

    Version: Skype 6.18.32.105

    Pros

    Nothing better than the old version so far as I am concerned. I'm not a mobile phone user, so any improvements in that regard are going to miss me.

    Cons

    I use Skype in Windows 8, usually on the XP replica desktop. I teach students through the internet so I need to use Word, Firefox and Skype at the same time. Previously I could show all three windows simultaneously on my monitor and see my own camera output in a small inset window in a corner. I had no trouble switching from the XP to Metro tiles desktops. But no longer.......I must choose. I can get the Skype audio, Word and Firefox but no Skype video and no camera output monitor on the XP desktop, or I can get Skype audio and video and nothing else on the Windows 8 desktop. I have also yet to figure out how to pin a Skype shortcut to the XP desktop, or even how to launch Skype from that desktop.
    At this point, I am not a happy camper.

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  • 5 stars

    "performs all functions i need."

    August 04, 2014   |   By BoldtHershey

    Version: Skype 6.18.32.105

    Pros

    Simple, efficient, no problems

    Cons

    No cons, quite happy with it.

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