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Skype

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Skype 4.0 for Windows:

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All User Reviews

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  • 5.0 stars

    "fine program"

    April 12, 2014  |   By tlrhgjtEthan

    Version: Skype 6.14.32.104

    Pros

    Really easy inteface.Was such a pain to remove all this malware. Enough said.

    Cons

    are you serious? nada.

    Summary

    Does not waste your time. One of the two programs I use daily, the other one is *********. , Don't take my word. See for yourself...

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Laughable rubbish"

    March 20, 2014  |   By longtalker

    Version: Skype 6.14.32.104

    Pros

    Has screen sharing, but even that is now being phased out

    Cons

    Skype is an unbeliavably unstable and amateurish piece of software, given how widespread it is and how much is being invested in it. On both Windows and Android it performs execrably in terms of message delivery, offline pager-type messages and customised visibility (selective invisibility).

    Summary

    Comically bad software. Very glad Gmail now has reliable video in addition to voice chat so I can ditch Skype for good. It definitely isn't going to improve nearly enough as it should to make me reconsider using it.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "woks fine, no problems"

    March 2, 2014  |   By sinbad22

    Version: Skype 6.14.32.104

    Pros

    good picture and sound

    Cons

    none found

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Easy to use"

    March 2, 2014  |   By A. Schwartz

    Version: Skype 6.14.32.104

    Pros

    Cheap and easy to use

    Cons

    Sometimes it does not close properly

    Summary

    Good to connect with people all over the world

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Even my gran can use it, simple yet revolutionary."

    February 23, 2014  |   By Tinnako

    Version: Skype 6.14.32.104

    Pros

    - Very easy to use.
    - You can make it start on start up, and save your details so you rarely have to log in.

    This is worth mentioning because it has real potential in reaching people. I have managed to help multiple elderly and/or very tech illiterate relatives (who don't even really speak English) to use Skype, without problem.

    Cons

    - when the connection on either side is bad, skype can be laggy and unpleasant to use, especially until you've established all the hardware works properly.

    - if you're signing in with hotmail account, it's more likely to sign you out of your devices. And you have to click through a few times before you can sign in, which is a minus if users are not very tech literate. This is an unneccessary barrier to signing in, and hotmail users should be better integrated when it comes to signing in.

    - The diagnostic stuff is still beyond my relatives, so any simplification would no doubt increase Skype's appeal. However, it's functional and not difficult for most users. There is a lot of potential if they make it a little more user-friendly.

    Summary

    Simple to use, which makes it manageable even for users without much computer experience. If they really want to tap into the 'elderly relative' market, which would be an excellent idea, they could make it even easier to use.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "WORST APPLICATION EVER! I'M BETTER OFF POSTING A LETTER"

    January 10, 2014  |   By elprezi91

    Version: Skype 6.11.0.102

    Pros

    Looks good...

    Cons

    Where do I start? Nothing good about this junk. I don't receive messages until maybe a few hours after they were sent. It's so difficult to answer a call. Even after i answer it it keeps ringing!! It is completely useless and frustrating. I have encountered so many problems because of it!!

    Summary

    Everything about windows 8 is garbage! So first step is remove that worthless excuse for an operating system, which makes life so much harder.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Still the best"

    December 24, 2013  |   By g-soing

    Version: Skype 6.11.0.102

    Pros

    Still the best

    Cons

    nonnnnnnnneee

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Skype is completely unresponsive to customers"

    December 14, 2013  |   By marv_nehring

    Version: Skype 6.11.0.102

    Pros

    You can talk to people like google talk and others

    Cons

    Their customer service is absolutely TERRIBLE and does nothing for you.

    Summary

    I have had skype for over 6 years and sometime last year had my account blocked by them. A couple months prior to this I had purchased $10 of credit but now can no longer access this. Apparently, the reason my account has been blocked is because my old credit card had expired though there is no way to update your account when this happens, because, ITS BLOCKED! I've chatted with skype over 10 times (they do not have call support) and have not once been able to resolve this issue. I've been sent form after form that asks the day I created my account, my old account information, etc - all of these things are all online but I have no access since my account is blocked!!! UNBELIEVABLE!! To make matters worse, the skype chat representatives do not provide any help and after a couple of minutes say that they need to leave because, "this is a security issue". I'm starting to think they are actually just a computer and not real people. I'm not sure what else I can really say but not only did I get robbed out of $10, I have real concerns over my own personal security giving personal information to a company that conducts business in this way. Save yourself and USE ANOTHER SERVICE! In the reviews maybe some other people can provide alternatives! I hope no one has to deal with this issue, and if you have, you know exactly what I'm talking about.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Works real well."

    December 9, 2013  |   By ralphster1

    Version: Skype 6.11.0.102

    Pros

    Lot of good features.

    Cons

    Can't think of any at the moment.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "like Skype"

    November 29, 2013  |   By A. Schwartz

    Version: Skype 6.11.0.102

    Pros

    It is easy and cheap to use

    Cons

    None that i can think of

    Summary

    I like Skype especially when my daughter was in Europe and Australia

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