Download Skype - Best Software & Apps

  • Skype

    8.33.0.50

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Skype, the telephone of the 21st century

    7
    29115 votes
    • PROS: Group videoconferencing, Talk-chat-type, Excellent audiovisual quality, Calls to mobile, Integration with Facebook
    • CONS: Requires a good connection, High consumption of resources, Some features are extra
  • Skype for Windows 10

    14.34.81.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Video chat, texting and instant messaging in one

    7
    1769 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
  • Skype for Business

    Preview 6.1.32.129

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The best of consumer communications - for businesses

    7
    777 votes
    • Skype for Chrome

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      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Skype is Microsoft's primary instant messenger, and it is now available as a Chrome browser extension.

      8
      49 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Strong voice and video chat
      • CONS: Very slow, Shrinking userbase
    • Multi Skype Launcher

      1.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Connect multiple Skype accounts simulataneously

      7
      314 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
    • Skype

      8.16.0.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      The phone of the 21st century

      6
      96 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
    • Skype Portable

      6.3.0.105

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free VoIP calls anytime, anywhere

      7
      587 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
    • SkypeLauncher

      1.6.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Open multiple Skype sessions at once

      7
      461 votes
      • PROS: Lets you run more than one Skype session, Easy to install, Create portable version
      • CONS: Ugly interface, Complicated options
    • WePhone - free phone calls

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      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Make Cheap Call to All Over the World

      9
      15 votes
      • PROS: 30% cheaper than Skype, Ad-free UI
      • CONS: Requires in-app purchases, Requires other users to download app
    • Skype for iPad

      6.11

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone

      Free chat and video calls on your iPad

      5
      87 votes
      • PROS: Attractive, easy-to-use interface, Supports video chat, History window, Manage your profile
      • CONS: Poor video quality, No SMS
    • Skype Lite

      1.0.0.27535-release

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Optimized Version of Skype for Indian Smartphone Users

      9
      8 votes
      • 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
    • Skype Translator

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Test Skype's live translation tool

      7
      128 votes
      • Skype Preview

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Stay connected for free

        8
        20 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
      • Amy

        2.1.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A free answering machine for Skype

        6
        19 votes
        • Free Video Call Recorder for Skype

          1.2.31.913

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Easily record your Skype conversations

          6
          109 votes
          • PROS: Very easy to use, Three recording modes, Picks up any ongoing conversation
          • CONS: Recording quality is not very high
        • Hero Voicer - Voice Changer

          0.8.17

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Amazing voice changer

          5
          39 votes
          • PROS: Make your own voice, Background sound effects, Easy to use, Voice changes while on an ongoing call
          • CONS: Only around 12 voices available, Simple and old-school interface, Some celebrity voices are not accurate, Original voice sometimes slips in
        • Clownfish

          2.95

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A free translator tool for written Skype messages

          6
          357 votes
          • PROS: Many great features that enhance your Skype experience, It is free and has intuitive controls
          • CONS: It is a pity they cannot afford to expand the tool , Configuring can become tricky
        • Seaside Multi Skype Launcher

          1.01

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A Free Communication program for Windows

          8
          19 votes
          • KAMAS Lite

            4.3.4

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Recovery for Message Apps

            7
            21 votes
            • PROS: Recover lost or deleted contents, Create backup copy of important conversations, No need to root mobile devices, Track every logged entry
            • CONS: May not recover all files from messaging apps, May take time to recover all messages, May not work on some messaging apps, May not support some file types from
          • Tweaks for Skype

            1.0.0.2

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Get more out of Skype with this app

            1
            3 votes
            • PROS: Apply changes with one click, All tweaks are explained, Change hidden settings of Skype
            • CONS: Interface design could be improved
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