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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Important notice: All Skype for Linux clients version 4.3 and older will be retired on July 1, 2017. To keep chatting, please install the latest version of Skype for Linux.

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

  • Free Skype-to-Skype calls.
  • Video call your contacts.
  • Free instant messages to your friends, family and colleagues.

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

When you download and install Skype for Linux Beta. you agree to the terms of use and privacy statement.

Get early access to our upcoming features.

By installing this application you agree you have read and accepted Skype's Terms of Use and Privacy Statement.

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Windows desktop

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

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