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Skype for Windows 8 brings Skype's excellent video chat software to Windows 8 with a slick, modern user interface. With Skype for Windows 8, you can video chat, text, and send instant messages to your friends directly from your Windows 8 desktop. You can connect for free to any device or PC with Skype installed, or you can call mobiles and landlines if you have Skype credit.
There are plenty of things to like about Skype for Windows 8, as it delivers the full Skype experience. The main features are obviously the ability to make audio and video calls, text, and instant message your friends. When you sign into Skype with your Microsoft account, it automatically imports your contacts list into your address book so you're ready to go. Connecting with someone is then as easy as clicking on a contact and selecting whether you want to video chat, audio call, or instant message them.
The call and video quality on Skype for Windows 8 is generally excellent, although much depends on your internet connection. With a good connection on both ends, calls should be loud and clear with video starting quickly - although you may experience some frozen frames and video buffering from time to time. Skype for Windows 8 also supports free group calls and screen sharing for up to 10 people - a feature previously only available to premium users.
The interface may look a bit empty compared to older versions of Skype but Microsoft has streamlined it with a more organized interface, making all the features more easily accessible. Your recent calls, favorites, and contacts are all available from the home screen and you can change your Skype status on the top right. Skype for Windows 8 also includes a lots of fun, animated emoticons, which are sure to please emoji lovers.
Skype has been through many changes but, overall, Skype for Windows 8 still provides a great video chat and messaging experience for Windows 8 users.
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User reviews about Skype for Windows 10
by Bashiru M. Adebayo
i hope the benefit of the app will be great.
The skype is good for interaction, discussion and also help to interact with large number of people at distance
by abiyot alene Kebede
by Halima Zaman
It's a good way of communication. That is whyI woulf like to recommend it.
by Paul Braida
seems to work alright.
Never tried chatting before so this is an experiment
by Ngethemba Lembali
easy accessible and friendly, makes communication easy and keep it up.
by Nima Popalzai
because the skype messenger is very good for me /can i easy call and video call and send pictures and message for my friends .thanks