Skype for Linux

Skype for Linux

If you like to chat, work and do a lot more on your PC, then Skype for Linux is the most powerful version for you.

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Here’s just a few of the great things you can do when you download Skype for Linux:

  • Free Skype-to-Skype calls.
  • Low-cost calls and text messages to mobiles and landlines.
  • Video call your contacts.
  • Free instant messages to your friends, family and colleagues.

All you need to get started is Skype for Linux version 4.3, a webcam for video calls and a microphone.

Find out about early access to Skype for Linux Alpha


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System requirements

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Windows desktop

Windows desktop

Bedtime stories, quick hellos, big catch ups – do it all from your Windows PC.

Learn about Skype for Windows desktop


Send messages, call to say hello and share what’s happening with video on your Mac.

Learn about Skype for Mac