Skype lets the world speak up. Say hello via instant message, voice or video call – all for free*.
Send SMS messages to mobile phones around the world using Skype, and with SMS Connect, you can now read and reply to mobile phone SMS messages directly from your computer. SMS Connect will be released gradually.
• Video calls – don’t just hear the cheers, see it! Make HD video calls with 1 or 24 friends and family. Watching everyone laugh and cry and tell them “WE ARE ENGAGED!!!”
• Chat – Connect with people instantly. Message your friends, get someone’s attention with @mentions, or create a group chat to plan a family reunion.
• SMS Connect – Read and reply to your phone’s SMS messages in Skype on a PC or Mac.
• Share – Send photos and videos to your family and friends. Save shared photos and videos to your camera roll. Share your screen to make travel plans with friends or present designs to your team.
• Voice calls – camera shy? Make voice calls with anyone in the world on Skype. You can also call mobile and landline networks at low rates.
• Express yourself – Liven up conversations with emojis, click ‘+’ in chat to send giphy or images from the web, and annotate images with text, lines, and more.
Downloading the Skype Preview gives you early access to our latest and coolest features. Of course, while you’re having fun, you should know that this app is still in development. We look forward to your important feedback as we add new improvements and features to Skype. Just click the heart icon on the home screen and you can send your comments to our team and help us shape the future of Skype.
Skype is available on mobile phones, tablets, PCs and Macs.
*Skype to Skype calls are free. Carrier data charges may apply. We recommend an unlimited data plan or WiFi connection.