What is Skype?
Skype’s text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are.
Skype is a tool in the Web and Video Conferencing category of a tech stack.
Who uses Skype?
1171 companies reportedly use Skype in their tech stacks, including Accenture, Stack, and Starbucks.
12753 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Skype.
Microsoft Teams, Zabbix, Microsoft Bot Framework, Recast.AI, and Engati are some of the popular tools that integrate with Skype. Here's a list of all 14 tools that integrate with Skype.
Pros of Skype
Desktop and mobile apps
Because i have to :(
Low cost international calling
Good for international calls
Best call quality anywhere, generally
Skype for business integration with Outlook
Not the Best, but get the job done
- Calling- Make free Skype to Skype calls or call mobiles and landlines home and abroad at low rates.
- Video- Catch up face to face or get a whole group together on a video call.
- Messaging- You're always in the loop with instant messaging, voice messaging and sending texts.
- Sharing- Send photos, videos and files of any size.
Skype Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Skype?
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Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and cross platform group chat into one easy-to-use platform. Our solution offers the best video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Zoom Rooms, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and H.323/SIP room systems.
Discord is a modern free voice & text chat app for groups of gamers. Our resilient Erlang backend running on the cloud has built in DDoS protection with automatic server failover.
See content and chat history anytime, including team chats with Skype that are visible to the whole team. Private group chats are available for smaller group conversations.
Imagine all your team communication in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go. That’s Slack. All your messages. All your files. And everything from Twitter, Dropbox, Google Docs, Asana, Trello, GitHub and dozens of other services. All together.
Message contacts, start free video or voice calls, and hop on a conversation with one person or a group.