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About Skype

Editors Review
More and more people are discovering the benefits of Skype: audio and video calls to other users for free. It also features a chat function and is supported on a wide variety of PCs and smartphones.
Skype is a popular Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), Instant Messaging, and videoconferencing app for desktop computers and mobile devices. It also allows small file transfers between users.

Available for a wide variety of platforms like Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, the iPhone, and even Maemo-powered smartphones, Skype is best known for its free voice, video, and text chat functions. Users and businesses using the app worldwide can keep in touch through “Skype-to-Skype calls”—without paying a single cent.

The program can also make calls to landlines and cell phone numbers anywhere in the world via its paid SkypeOut feature. Users can pay only for the SkypeOut minutes they need, or opt for a monthly subscription that promises the same credit for 60% less. SkypeOut users also get an “online number” to share as a contact point, or as a way to identify themselves to whoever they call.

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