Skype for Outlook - video chat and call from your inbox

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Go from chat to video in just one click, right from your inbox.

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Why you'll love Skype in your inbox


Keep up with all your friends from Skype, Messenger and Google — instantly.


Talk to friends and loved ones in stunning HD video with just one click.


Go from reading "LOL" to hearing him laugh out loud with a quick voice call.

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Keep friends close by

Check friends’ status updates, profile pictures and tweets while you email them.

Share it all, fast links with OneDrive so it’s super easy to share lots of photos or even large files in the cloud.

Do more, for less

Open and edit Word, Excel and PowerPoint files right from your inbox for free with Office Web Apps.

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