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Skype
Skype
2.3
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Voice-over-internet phone and chat software.

2.3
Based on 759 user ratesRead reviews & comments
Free
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Skype overview

Skype is a telecommunications app that provides HD video calls, instant messaging, calling to any phone number or landline, and Skype for Business for productive cooperation on the projects.

This service helps millions of individuals and businesses all over the globe stay connected and enjoy seamless e-communication in all its possible forms.

Skype offers plenty of solutions for a high-quality connection and communication over the Internet:

  • Free Skype-to-Skype audio and video calls
  • Calls to landlines and mobiles
  • Instant messaging and SMS
  • Voice messages
  • Call forwarding to your phone when you're offline
  • Call recording and live subtitles during audio and video calls
  • Screen sharing

Almost all Skype features are free and available for users at any time and anywhere. The software is compatible with all devices, including Android and iOS mobiles, desktop, tablets, Alexa, and Xbox.

What’s new in version 8.88.0.401

Updated on Sep 03 2022

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.
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Information

License

Free

Size

128.8 MB

Downloads

2222247

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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What customer like

Performance

What needs improvements

Privacy

Skype qualities

Value
1.0
Ease of use
3.0
Features
3.0
Reliability
3.0
Customer support
1.0
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Drtyrell969
Drtyrell969
Mar 30 2022
8.82.0.403
5.0
Mar 30 2022
5.0
Version: 8.82.0.403
Skype always works.
rardin
rardin
Jul 23 2021
8.74.0.152
0.0
Jul 23 2021
0.0
Version: 8.74.0.152
With the release of Skype 8.74.0.152, it appears that the system requirements have been upped to OS X 10.11+. I believe the last version compatible with OS X 10.10 is 8.73.0.92.
Lars Ulrich
Lars Ulrich
May 19 2021
8.72.0.82
4.0
May 19 2021
4.0
Version: 8.72.0.82
Much better audio and video quality than in other apps but the recent updates make it run slower
pfuzerharry
pfuzerharry
May 7 2021
8.71.0.45
5.0
May 7 2021
5.0
Version: 8.71.0.45
Skype is awesome because I can see my friends from the USA!!!
marysteward592
marysteward592
Apr 4 2021
8.69.0.88
0.0
Apr 4 2021
0.0
Version: 8.69.0.88
I suppose that Skype will reattempt his success. Otherwise, the app will be threwed on scrapyard
George6
George6
Apr 3 2021
8.69.0.88
1.0
Apr 3 2021
1.0
Version: 8.69.0.88
now they force you to use their Edge browser to use skype in the browser. skype became a total fail ! (2021-04)
George6
George6
Apr 3 2021
8.69.0.88
1.0
Apr 3 2021
1.0
Version: 8.69.0.88
now you cant even copy and paste your conversations anymore. skype became a total fail ! (2021-04)
slaterinabus
slaterinabus
Mar 1 2021
8.69.0.77
1.0
Mar 1 2021
1.0
Version: 8.69.0.77
Not sure why anybody would be using Skype while Jitsi and BigBlueButton exist. If you have any interest in keeping your privacy, look for another solution.
charlieis80
charlieis80
Feb 19 2021
8.69.0.77
2.0
Feb 19 2021
2.0
Version: 8.69.0.77
Very sad nobody took care of Skype to keep the software up.. Now it is a disaster and I really don't enjoy using the app... Better go to Discord or Teamspeak. Sad...
dupap56
dupap56
Dec 7 2020
8.66.0.74
1.0
Dec 7 2020
1.0
Version: 8.66.0.74
Was good many years ago. Now its very bloated and slow.
Macmuser
Macmuser
Nov 15 2020
8.66.0.74
3.0
Nov 15 2020
3.0
Version: 8.66.0.74
It's a typical Microsoft program in that it works but will never be my favourite application. Some very clunky parts to the interface. We use an iPad usually to connect with son in Chicago on his (spit spit) Android phone at the same time with daughter here in the UK on her Mac or iPhone. She is often out walking her dogs in the countryside, or being driven somewhere, so her connection is via 4G. That in itself would have seemed like sci-fi not too long ago.
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Oct 27 2020
8.65.0.78
1.0
Oct 27 2020
1.0
Version: 8.65.0.78
It's rubbish. Everyone knows it's rubbish. The 5-star reviews here are fakes.
Kitmos
Kitmos
Oct 2 2020
8.65.0.76
3.0
Oct 2 2020
3.0
Version: 8.65.0.76
What happened to the ability to change the background picture in Skype version 8.65.0.76?
Mac5
Mac5
Sep 4 2020
8.64.0.67
4.0
Sep 4 2020
4.0
Version: 8.64.0.67
I've been using Skype for many years, and it's become more stable over the years. It does have a pretty dated interface, but it does work, and it really has no real competition. I don't really have compliant with it.
bgaudet
bgaudet
Jul 10 2020
8.62.0.85
2.0
Jul 10 2020
2.0
Version: 8.62.0.85
annoying install.. pops up al the time when not needed....poor coding.
zlazkow
zlazkow
Jun 12 2020
8.61.0.77
5.0
Jun 12 2020
5.0
Version: 8.61.0.77
1 star reviews ??? because there are so many alternatives, better than Skype ??? Truth is, there are none. Not even one reliable high quality software as Skype.
Multimedia-Pimp
Multimedia-Pimp
Jun 11 2020
8.61.0.77
1.0
Jun 11 2020
1.0
Version: 8.61.0.77
One star is a generous gift for this app. A shining example of why Microsoft should not bother coding anything for macOS. Horrible quality stuttering video chats over Gigabit connections depending on the day. Inconsistent ability to see who is online and available. Just a steaming POS that somehow continues to be a necessary evil to keep on my computer.
buliemzee
buliemzee
May 12 2020
8.59.0.77
5.0
May 12 2020
5.0
Version: 8.59.0.77
Perfect!!!
vickerspaul58
vickerspaul58
Apr 16 2020
8.59.0.77
0.0
Apr 16 2020
0.0
Version: 8.59.0.77
Spoke to friends in Coventry and BC at the same time. Wonderful. No breaks in communication at all. Great service.
DragonMaster
DragonMaster
Feb 5 2020
8.56.0.103
1.0
Feb 5 2020
1.0
Version: 8.56.0.103
Version 8.56...Skype still stinks! Utterly untrustworthy. Constantly breaks down during conversations. Nothing changes with updates! The only positive is that it is free and can be managed if you have the patience to deal with its instability and quirkiness. If you have an alternative, use it!
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