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Skype Skype is free Internet telephony
that just works.

Skype is for calling other people on their computers or phones. Download Skype and start calling for free all over the world.

SkypeOut Call ordinary phones from
Skype with SkypeOut.

Top up on SkypeOut credit and use the Skype programme to call ordinary phones all over the world. Not free, but pretty cheap.

New Skype for Windows version 1.2 has centrally stored contactlist


New features available with v1.2

New Skype for Windows v1.2 with more user-friendly features such as a centralised contact lists and 'Getting Started Wizard'.

Skype Hits One Million SkypeOut users

“We’re thrilled about Skype’s growth and credit support from users who have told their friends and family about the cost and quality gains they’ve found with Skype,” said CEO and co-founder Niklas Zennström.

Skype Screenshot

1 Start tab

This is your home base; see any missed calls, missed chats etc. You’ll get a quick overview of how many friends you have online and you can see the status of services your subscribe to. Next screenshot »

2 Making a call

To call someone on Skype, just find that person in your Contact list, and click the big, green button. Next screenshot »

3 Talking

Calls to other people on Skype are crystal-clear — some people says it feels like the person is right next to you! When you don’t feel like talking any more, just click the red button to hang up. Next screenshot »

4 Conference call

Talking on Skype is more than just 1-on-1. You can make conference calls with up to four other people, and you can all talk to each other at the same time. Next screenshot »

5 Call regular phones

With Skype, you can call other people even if they don’t have a computer. It’s called SkypeOut, and lets you call any phone number in the world at pretty low rates. Next screenshot »

6 File transfer

Need to send an important document to your colleague? Downloaded a cool picture from the web that you want your friends to see? Just send it over with Skype file transfer. It’s secure and encrypted like the rest of Skype, and handles files of any size. Next screenshot »

7 Chat New!

You can type in addition to talking and you can invite up to 48 other friends to join in and make it a group chat. Chat is great for sharing gossip or organizing your next party!