Skype

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 1918 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.21.32.104
  • Total Downloads:
    19,571,845
  • Date Added:
    October 06, 2014
  • File Size:
    34.37MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    24,249
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7/8

Editors' Review

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Skype lets you make free voice and video calls to other Skype users, and to call any regular phone line for reasonable rates. You can also chat online for free, and because it's so widely used, there are few people you can't communicate with for free using this service.

Pros

Contact integration: You can now import all of your contacts from Facebook and Microsoft, so you can keep them all collected in one place. And because so many people use Skype, it's likely you can message or call just about anyone you know right from the app.

Screen share: It's now possible to share your screen with other users during a Skype call. This is a great feature, whether you're making calls for business or personal purposes, and it worked well during testing.

Cons

Duplicate contacts: When you import your contacts from another account like Facebook, it will add everyone including people you already had listed as regular Skype contacts. Fortunately, the profiles imported from Facebook are labeled as such, but you still have to go through and manually remove any duplicates you don't want.

Bottom Line

Skype has been around for a while, and although its call quality can be up and down at times depending on the quality of your connection, its ubiquity makes it the best option for free calls and chat. Rates for calls to regular phone numbers remain very reasonable as well, and the interface on this version is streamlined and intuitive.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    5.0

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    3.9

    out of 1918 votes

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    • 3 star 198
    • 2 star 98
    • 1 star 211
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5 stars

"easy and effective product"

October 30, 2014  |  By WoodsonLaa

 |  Version: Skype 6.21.32.104

Pros

useful application

Cons

I have no cons on this program

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5 stars

"Appearance is very beautiful, I love it"

October 22, 2014  |  By KenworthyLeete

 |  Version: Skype 6.21.32.104

Pros

Helpful and easy to use!!

Cons

No cons, quite happy with it.

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5 stars

"performs all functions i need."

October 14, 2014  |  By ArensPoet

 |  Version: Skype 6.21.32.104

Pros

great! best yet in shareware

Cons

all good, no complaints

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 6.21.32.104
Version 6.21.32.104 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher Skype
Publisher web site http://skype.com/
Release Date October 06, 2014
Date Added October 06, 2014
Version 6.21.32.104
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory Web Phones & VoIP Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 34.37MB
File Name SkypeSetupFull.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 19,571,845
Downloads Last Week 24,249
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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