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Skype for Windows desktop

Skype for Windows desktop

Download or update now ‒ includes our best features, best performance and best security.

Get a sneak peek at the new Skype for Windows desktop. Download the preview version now

Here's some great things you can do with Skype:

  • See friends and family come together over a free group video call.
  • Enjoy quality time with one to one video calls.
  • Keep chatting after your call with free instant messages.
  • Make low cost calls to mobiles and landlines and send text messages.
  • Send a message you can see, hear and feel with video messaging.

All you need to get started is Windows XP with SP3, Vista, 7, 8 or 8.1, a webcam for video calls and a microphone.

Get Skype for Windows desktop

Get a sneak peek at the new Skype for Windows desktop. Download the preview version now

Here's some great things you can do with Skype:

  • See friends and family come together over a free group video call.
  • Enjoy quality time with one to one video calls.
  • Keep chatting after your call with free instant messages.
  • Make low cost calls to mobiles and landlines and send text messages.
  • Send a message you can see, hear and feel with video messaging.

All you need to get started is Windows XP with SP3, Vista, 7, 8 or 8.1, a webcam for video calls and a microphone.

System requirements

Still need help? Visit support for more information

Still need help? Visit support for more information

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Skype for Windows desktop

Skype for Windows desktop

Download or update now ‒ includes our best features, best performance and best security.

Get a sneak peek at the new Skype for Windows desktop. Download the preview version now

Here's some great things you can do with Skype:

  • See friends and family come together over a free group video call.
  • Enjoy quality time with one to one video calls.
  • Keep chatting after your call with free instant messages.
  • Make low cost calls to mobiles and landlines and send text messages.
  • Send a message you can see, hear and feel with video messaging.

All you need to get started is Windows XP with SP3, Vista, 7, 8 or 8.1, a webcam for video calls and a microphone.

Get Skype for Windows desktop

Get a sneak peek at the new Skype for Windows desktop. Download the preview version now

Here's some great things you can do with Skype:

  • See friends and family come together over a free group video call.
  • Enjoy quality time with one to one video calls.
  • Keep chatting after your call with free instant messages.
  • Make low cost calls to mobiles and landlines and send text messages.
  • Send a message you can see, hear and feel with video messaging.

All you need to get started is Windows XP with SP3, Vista, 7, 8 or 8.1, a webcam for video calls and a microphone.

System requirements

Still need help? Visit support for more information

Still need help? Visit support for more information

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Switch between browsing the internet and making calls with just one click.

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