Download Skype - Best Software & Apps

  • Viber

    5.6.0.2415

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    Call and text free over 3G and Wifi

    7
    1073 votes
    • PROS: Very simple to use, Notifies you of contacts who are on Viber, Decent call quality, Send photos and videos, Stickers and emoticons to liven up chats, Group messaging with up-to 100 people, Hold & Talk feature
    • CONS: You may have to convince friends to switch to Viber
  • Skype for Windows 10

    2.7

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    Video chat, texting and instant messaging in one

    7
    1160 votes
    • PROS: Supports video chats, texting and instant messaging, High quality video chats, Automatically imports contacts from Microsoft accounts, Lots of emoticons, Free group video calls and screen sharing
    • CONS: Interface looks a bit sparse, Contacts may need editing after importing,
  • Multi Skype Launcher

    1.8

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    Connect multiple Skype accounts simulataneously

    7
    274 votes
    • PROS: Connect multiple Skype accounts, Easy to configure and use, Does not modify Skype files
    • CONS: Does not show which accounts are open, Very few configuracion options
  • PC-Telephone

    7.2

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    Windows

    Cost-Effective Online Calling Software for International Needs

    7
    230 votes
    • PROS: Similar functions and capabilities when compared to larger providers such as Skype., Competitive international calling rates.,
    • CONS: The calling rates are not guaranteed and they will fluctuate from time to time. , As this is a less powerful software platform you may experience reduced signal strength and lagging call times on occasion. ,
  • Skype

    (OS X 10.6 - 10.8) 7.39.0.176

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    Mac

    The phone of the 21st century

    5
    29 votes
    • PROS: Group conferencing, Chat messaging, Excellent audio/video quality, Make calls to mobile devices, Facebook integration
    • CONS: Requires a good connection, Uses a lot of resources, Some features cost extra
  • SkypeLauncher

    1.6.5_

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    Windows

    Open multiple Skype sessions at once

    7
    499 votes
    • PROS: Lets you run more than one Skype session, Easy to install, Create portable version
    • CONS: Ugly interface, Complicated options
  • Skype Voice Changer

    Beta 1.2

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    Windows

    Free and Fun Voice-Changing Software for Skype Users

    4
    546 votes
    • PROS: A simplified and intuitive user interface., Numerous modification and distortion applications are possible.,
    • CONS: Many advanced functions are only available with the professional version., As this is open-source software there can be times when bugs need to be removed by third-party developers. ,
  • Skype for iPad

    6.11

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    iPhone

    Free chat and video calls on your iPad

    6
    74 votes
    • PROS: Attractive, easy-to-use interface, Supports video chat, History window, Manage your profile
    • CONS: Poor video quality, No SMS
  • Skype Portable

    6.3.0.105

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    Windows

    Free VoIP calls anytime, anywhere

    7
    300 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, No installation required, Sharp videoconferencing mode, Lots of features to improve your chat experience, Great sound quality in voice calls, Support for embedded local video on target video
    • CONS: The new interface is huge
  • Skype Preview

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    Windows

    Stay connected for free

    4
    3 votes
    • PROS: Chat, make voice and video calls, Free preview of great software, Call mobile and landline numbers with low rates
    • CONS: This is only a preview, this is not a full application, Preview only allows messages between other Skype users
  • Skype Lite

    1.0.0.27535-release

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    Android

    Optimized Version of Skype for Indian Smartphone Users

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    • PROS: An excellent way for Indians to maximise their reception during Skype calls, Users now have the ability to monitor their calling times and minutes
    • CONS: The mobile phone application is not available to customers outside of India, More advanced calling and networking features are not offered