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Skype review by Zee G.
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"Perfect for businesses and personal use"

What do you like best?

The fact that many people have a Skype account is the best part :) With less known platforms, sometimes you'd have to create a separate account in another program, but most have Skype. Also, it is available for almost all the platforms - Apple, Windows, Linux operating systems plus the mobile (native iOS, Android, and WindowsPhone).

It also has video conferencing opportunities and the shared screen feature, which is very useful, especially if you need to show your client a presentation.

You can also easily transfer files (presentations or working documents or pictures) via Skype.

There is another feature: getting a direct link to the group chat that you can send to your colleagues, friends, post it on the internet (in case, for example, you have a webinar coming up that you want people to see and not do it via Facebook or other networks.)

What do you dislike?

Sometimes the quality of the calls are not the best, but that mostly depends on the internet connection strength.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are looking for a product that is available for Mac, Windows, Linux, and Web (and all the major mobile devices) - Skype is your solution. Easy to set up, quite easy to use. Sometimes it has trouble with connection, but most of the time, there's no problem.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

1. We keep our clients updated regarding their projects via video/voice calls

2. We meet with potential clients via Skype, especially if they are in another town/country

3. We conduct job interviews over Skype with those candidates, who currently live in another location, yet are interested in the job enough to move and we are interested in their abilities.

What is Skype?

Make internet calls for free with Skype. Call friends and family on any phone with Pay As You Go and Pay Monthly subscriptions, sign up today at Skype.com.

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Microsoft
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Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software products and services; and designs and sells hardware worldwide. Flagship products include Windows, Office, Azure, SQL Server, Exchange, SharePoint, Dynamics ERP and CRM, as well as Xbox; Skype; and Windows Phone.
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Year Founded
1975
Total Revenue (USD mm)
110,360
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Redmond, WA
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+1 (877) 276-2464
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NASDAQ: MSFT
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www.linkedin.com
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161,068
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@Microsoft
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Skype review by Pranalee A.
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"Skype experience"

What do you like best?

The conference feature of the product is amazing. It is really helpful especially when you work with global teams and there are people with different country codes. It really saves money and it also saves time because it has the conference feature.

What do you dislike?

The video quality is sometimes poor and I think they should work on that. It is really disturbing or rather distracting when you are talking to someone or if someone is sharing their screen to show you their work and the screen pauses and you are not able to see but hear what the other person is talking. It breaks the flow of the presentation.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It is a wonderful product. The quality of the conference feature is really good. It is really helpful when people from different countries are involved. It will really help people who work with people across different countries or even people in different cities. I mostly conduct web meetings on this product. It helps me in connecting to multiple people at the same time. I conduct presentations on skype whenever meeting my whole team is not possible or if we do not have enough space at our office.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It is very useful when you are working with global teams and I would highly recommend it to people who have to conduct calls to discuss work. The conference feature is really good and it can connect multiple people at the same time.

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Skype review by Adam R.
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"I'm very happy I like to create groups on Skype"

What do you like best?

I love skype I really did not know how this application was until I decided to register in g2 crowd and I was fascinated. Skype is so good that I created a group and added it to my co-workers. It's great. I can place photos and place them in the group, use the audio calls and they are great, and the video calls are amazing. I love Skype and will continue using them.

What do you dislike?

Everything I liked a lot I am very excited to have known this program because it is a very good option to communicate at work without moving from our posts and also entertainment as in groups you can add new people

Recommendations to others considering the product

I am a new user of Skype and their plans are very cheap and I liked that you can create work groups or friendship the application does not have sudden interruptions and works very well I recommend 100% 100

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

In my work area they used this application but I did not know it and that's why I had not used it. Until I look at a review of some user in g2 crowd and decided to join skype I improve my communication in my company with my work friends this is amazing

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Skype review by Louise B.
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"The feeling of using Skype is great"

What do you like best?

I like this application because thanks to it I can communicate directly with my family friends and in my office hours I can attend my clients directly and quickly with professionalism. Skype calls are quality video calls and very comfortable plans for my pocket and has no network or skype connection failures is luxury.

What do you dislike?

Sometimes I open the skype and it closes me instantly. But I do not think this is a Skype bug. I think it's a failure of my computer. Skype is amazing and the best current tool in the market is Skype without doubts

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are a winner you must use Skype the best current communication with good plans and quality calls you can meet new people talk with your friends at a distance and also serve for work is an application of many uses and simple to use so I recommend it

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

With Skype the attention to our customers has improved since through this tool the communication is more direct and we can better understand our customers regarding their vehicle choices since `for us at Ford it is an honor to personalize the vehicles to the taste of our clients and with Skype we can make that work easier by means of chat photos or video calls.

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Skype review by Leigha M.
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"Skype is great but has room to improve "

What do you like best?

I like that a lot of people use Skype so it is easy to have a video call with both local and international clients. I also like that you can screen share and record the call into a downloadable file. I also like that it has a chat feature incase the call isn't working well.

What do you dislike?

I dislike how hard it is to find users sometimes and how it has to be a program on my computer vs being a web app. I also feel like they are behind with updates and plug ins and there are now a lot better programs available.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would recommend Skype to users looking to have a desktop program that is fairly simple to use.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am able to talk to international clients for free which has been great. I have noticed that since it is the most universally used program it is really easy to set up calls.

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Skype review by hellen k.
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"Screen sharing with skype helps with training users while outside the office."

What do you like best?

Easy to use and install.

Efficient for sharing files thus very efficient.

Intuitive user interface thus easy to use,

Video conferencing helps to communicate with clients from anywhere in the world.

Chatting with friends is great in the company.

What do you dislike?

From the day i started using skype i have not seen any flaw.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Yes i would recommend skype since its very reliable with screen sharing which helps to train the users while outside the office thus saving time and resources.

Sharing of files is very efficient and easy to chat with friends and colleagues.

Video conferencing which helps to communicate with users from anywhere in the world.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Reliable communication through video calls with clients and friends from anywhere in the world.

Screen sharing helps users outside the office to participate during training thus very convinient.

Sharing of files and easy to chat within the office thus very efficient.

Notifications are very helpful since they notify the users.

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Skype review by Peter T.
Web Programming
Internet
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"Toller Chat für persönliche und geschäftliche Beziehungen"

What do you like best?

Das Beste an Skype ist, dass die Anwendung sehr vollständig ist und alle Arten von Kommunikation wie Chat, Text, Video oder Audio ermöglicht. Außerdem ist dies für den Benutzer sehr einfach und schnell, sodass keine großen Lernverläufe erforderlich sind Verwenden Sie die Anwendung richtig.

Die Audioanrufe funktionieren auf eine sehr ähnliche Weise wie ein Telefonanruf, obwohl die Daten über unsere Internetleitung oder das 5G-Datennetzwerk übertragen werden. Die Audioqualität ist sehr gut, da sie wesentlich höher ist als die Audioqualität der Anrufe, die bei herkömmlichen Telefonanrufen auftreten Ich mag es auch, obwohl ihre Datennutzung viel größer ist, da die Größe eines Videos größer ist als nur Audio, aber es reicht bei einer Leitungsgeschwindigkeit, die über dem Durchschnitt liegt. Ich persönlich arbeite mit 20 MBs. Auf und ab arbeite ich fließend.

What do you dislike?

Was mir am wenigsten gefallen hat, war der Preis der Anwendung, es schien etwas übertrieben für die Anrufe. Ich mochte auch nicht, dass die Qualität des Videos standardmäßig sehr niedrig ist. Sie müssen es in den Optionen ändern, um es hochzuladen. Wenn Sie dies tun, steigt der Datenverbrauch jedoch erheblich, sodass es sich um ein zweischneidiges Schwert handelt.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Skype eignet sich hervorragend als Chat-Anwendung für Personen, die in Kontakt mit ihrer Familie oder ihren Mitarbeitern stehen müssen, da der Chat überhaupt keine Kosten verursacht. Sie können auch Arbeitsgruppen erstellen, in denen Sie miteinander sprechen können. Außerdem empfehle ich Ihnen, online Rabatt-Gutscheine zu erhalten, um den Preis oder die Kosten der Anwendung zu reduzieren, wenn Sie Video- oder Audioanrufe verwenden möchten.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Ich brauchte eine Anwendung, um mit meinen Bekannten und Mitarbeitern in Kontakt zu treten, die mir mehr als nur das Telefonieren oder die Einfachheit einer E-Mail ermöglichen würden. Versuchen Sie es mit Skype. Ich war von Ihrem Chat überzeugt, da Sie mit den Leuten in aller Ruhe und ohne Eile sprechen können.

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Skype review by Jana M.
Human Resources Specialist
Retail
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"Skype"

What do you like best?

Skype is one of the smartest Microsoft acquisitions. With the latest development, the software is much lighter to use with a bunch of in-app features like doc sharing, recording, etc.

What do you dislike?

More features are needed for new business environments. For example, cloud storage, live to chat with clients and send out large documentations through Skype. Businesses should able to connect by using this software but I believe Skype is working on it right now.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Very good software for daily use. Increased overall efficiency inside the business and I would recommend this software to new business owners. It is very convenient for a user to communicate inside the office or outside the office. People within an organization get connected by using Skype.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I use Skype to communicate with employees. While working on projects, we meet every week at a conference, show the results of work, adjust the work. Sometimes I call my colleagues on my mobile via Skype. I can say that internet connection and telephony work well.

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Skype review by Archit A.
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"Skype Usage Review"

What do you like best?

Skype is very easily available and equally easy to use. We use it for client interaction mostly. At times for work from home also it is very convenient and has helped us. Chat feature for Skype for business is also used from time to time. It makes talking with team mates within office pretty easy.

What do you dislike?

It requires very good Internet connection to operate. If bandwidth speed is slow it is not easy to operate. So when somebody has gone to his hometown in smaller district where internet speed is not good it is not very useful.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It is very helpful in all chat related features. Video conference is very easy and useful. In low bandwidth may not give desired results

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Chatting with team members is made easy. Using video stalling feature for both one on one and group calls is very useful. At times only audio is sufficient and even that feature is used many a times.

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Skype review by GOWTHAM M.
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"Easy Connect with People "

What do you like best?

When dealing with sales and marketing ,unlike other software I found Skype to make my work easy and communicate with people in a easy and comfortable way .

Skype is very user friendly and more effective to connect with n number of people around the world like calls video calls ,chats, conference calls and many more.

It also helps me to connect with people in a friendly manner with the help of smilies,

stickers,emojis and so on .

It also helps me to share files like PDT,documents,pictures which reduces my effort and time .

What do you dislike?

Everything seems to be fine ,the only thing which am concerned about is that at times when i call a person or customer the voice is not clear

and the some interruption of background noise.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I strongly recommend Skype to everyone as it is very easy to connect with people or customers all around the world .

where you can connect with people via calls,chats,video calls and share your experience by sharing files like PDT,documents,pictures which reduces one's effort and time both

personally and professionally which helps any one to achieve their goals and their set targets in a simple way to bring revenue to the organization .

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I mainly deal with sales and marketing ,Skype is very user friendly and more effective to connect with n number of people around the world like calls video calls ,chats, conference calls and many more.

It also helps me to connect with people in a friendly manner with the help of smilies,

stickers,emojis and so on .

It also helps me to share files like PDT,documents,pictures which reduces my effort and time .

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Skype review by Arin D.
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"Skype"

What do you like best?

Skype is an excellent telecom application tool for video and audio chat and I really like it. It has very good performance and quality of the calls is also very good. Also like the messaging features that it has. It is very much affordable from a company's prospective. The free version also is pretty good and serves almost all the necessary features one can ask for from such an application tool.

What do you dislike?

Sometimes the calls get disconnected abruptly which is not good specially when there is customer in on the other side of the meeting. At times there are noise distortion which is not good. Many of the times it starts installing the software automatically when you try to log in which is a bit annoying and time consuming.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Because Skype is an excellent telecom application tool for video and audio chat so I would highly recommend this tool for everyone who wants to have a reliable video and audio conferencing software in their organization.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We use Skype for Video meeting as well as audio calls and for messaging as well. Skype has benefited us in a long way. We were able to have video meetings as well as audio conferences with our customers without much of a hassle.

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Skype review by Luiz Philipe S.
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"Skype very good for communication at all"

What do you like best?

I like the quality of voice and video that skype allow you to use.

I am an early user since the times when we used MSN Messenger from Microsoft.

I always used the skype for video conference, because I think it's the best on the market.

What do you dislike?

I don't like the updates.

As a linux user the updates always ruin functionalities that already worked.

For Example: The last update we have a new functionality of pools. It didn't work at linux.

When I updated to the last version, it crashes every time I try to open the interface.

Then, I downgraded my version and I don't see the pools but at least I can use skype.

Another bug, is that when you call someone that uses windows it works as intended, but when a windows user calls you, you don't receive the call. It's very frustating.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would like to recommend skype for everyone that needs this kind of solution in your workplace. It provides a very easy to use tool that is very configurable and stable.

It also is multiplataform that makes the experience in general better and better.

Don't worry that you won't regret using skype. We already tried other options but we always come back to Skype.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Internal Communication and with other sites.

We have sites on: Rio de Janeiro, Curitiba, São Paulo and Maringá.

We need to be in touch with each other, so we use skype to do this.

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Skype review by Charles H.
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"Love the features at my fingertips!"

What do you like best?

I like the fact that if i need to share my screen with a colleague I have that ability without having to use another product like Team viewer. The interface is very easy to use, and we can search for users if we need to get a hold of them rather then having to look at a company directory. Also love the Outlook Integration!

What do you dislike?

The company Server for Skype tends to go down a lot, Not sure if it's on the program's end of if it's a issue with how it's configured but it tends to go down right when i need it most. This is not an issue we have control over, but an observation.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It will save you a lot of time and hassle! It's Easy to use and get your users setup with. It also helps for troubleshooting remote issues or team collaboration.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Remote collaboration among my team members. We don't all sit together but are on the same team, so it makes getting our job done much quicker. Screen Sharing Has been a HUGE help when trying to share results of Projects we have been working on.

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Skype review by Amanda L.
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Higher Education
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"Effective For Conversations, but not for work"

What do you like best?

I love how Skype is accessible on almost any platform. It's fairly easy to log in and use. It's fantastic for having conversations that span countries, continents, and time zones.

What do you dislike?

Skype opens very, very slowly on my PC. In addition, while there is great conversation capabilities, there are not a lot of collaboration tools. If you want to have a talk with someone, it's great! but if you are working on a group project, there are better tools out there.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are looking for a platform that will allow you to have international (or even just long-distance) conversations, this is it. It's very accessible from multiple forms of technology. However, if you need a tool that requires more in-depth collaboration (such as writing a proposal, drawing diagrams, sharing screens, etc) there are better tools out there.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I have used Skype to conference with associates in China. It's convenient that is software accessible at both ends, and it allows me to have professional conversations at 3 in the morning.

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Skype review by Carlos M.
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" Dynamic and Effective Communicator"

What do you like best?

The best alternative I found for virtual communication, I was able to organize the meetings of my company, and facilitate the internal communication between the employees. I get in touch with my friends, we exchange documents, by sending attachments in the Software, I have had an excellent experience with Skype. In addition to desktop software, there is also the Smartphone application, which is very well thought out, lightweight and with a user-friendly interface, which makes it easy when you are not in front of a computer, but you need to communicate with someone or even send a file to someone.

What do you dislike?

The response time of the support could be better, the price of the packages should be more affordable. Bandwidth usage could be reduced, on smartphones, it even consumes mobile data quickly. Bandwidth usage could be reduced, on smartphones, it even consumes mobile data quickly.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Skype has several functions that can make it easier for people and corporations to see each other. Start planning your schedule and meetings integrating with Skype so you have more control over your tasks and you will not waste time traveling to face-to-face meetings.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Skype helped me get closer to my customers, made communication easier. It has brought benefits such as organizing a meeting with people who are in other cities.

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Skype review by Robert R.
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"Tolles Tool für die Unterstützung per Chat oder Audio"

What do you like best?

Was mir an Skype am besten gefallen hat, ist die einfache Konfiguration der Anwendung nach der Installation. Standardmäßig sind die meisten erforderlichen Funktionen außer der Anruffunktion konfiguriert, da für die Aktivierung dieser Anrufe eine Telefonnummer über die Skype-Anwendung und abgefragt werden muss Laden Sie das Guthaben auf, falls Sie einen Anruf tätigen möchten.

Darüber hinaus schien die Benutzeroberfläche sehr einfach und intuitiv zu sein, vor allem im Chat, da die Nachrichten jeder Person sehr gut unterschieden werden können, da jede vom Benutzer ausgegebene Phrase in einer Art Block mit Farben als Hintergrund für die Nachricht eingeschlossen wird. Ich fand auch die mobile Skype-Anwendung hilfreich, die dieselben Funktionen wie die Desktop-Version hat. Hier können wir jedoch unser eigenes Telefon verwenden, um Anrufe oder Videos ohne Headset zu tätigen.

What do you dislike?

Manchmal ist der Ton gestört und es sind nervige Geräusche zu hören, die zwar nicht unangenehm die Fortsetzung des Gesprächs verhindern, aber zum Glück scheinen sie vorübergehende Störungen zu sein, die nur wenige Sekunden andauern und später können Sie problemlos mit dem Gespräch fortfahren.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Skype ist ein Tool, das nicht nur Anrufe und Videos bietet, sondern auch eine sehr stabile Chat-Anwendung, mit der Sie kostenlos kommunizieren können. Daher empfehle ich Ihnen, diesen Teil der Anwendung auszuprobieren und die Anrufe nur dann zu verwenden, wenn dies unbedingt erforderlich ist .

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Mit Skype kann ich zu jeder Tageszeit und jederzeit über den Chat kommunizieren, auch wenn die andere Person zu diesem Zeitpunkt getrennt ist, weil die Nachrichten warten, bis der andere sie lesen kann und uns antwortet.

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Skype review by Donald W.
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"Skype is a gold chest is the best"

What do you like best?

Skype I love it very much. I'm literally in love with this application where I can chat with my friends meet girls (laughs) and attend online meetings of my company. It's amazing how skype connects us all at once in the same videoconference so it does not stop surprising me this beautiful application that is easy to configure and use

What do you dislike?

It is easy to configure but lately the skype updates are not bringing anything new that surprises us since I would like them to improve in visual aspects since with time one needs to renew itself to feel fashionable. Come on skype I trust you

Recommendations to others considering the product

I know this program very well. And I can give you my guarantee vote that Skype is an excellent program that can solve your problems at any time and anywhere you are. It has plans that adapt to you and your service is very good. That's why I recommend Skype.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

In my company I improve the deal with the workers as we can attend the online video conference meetings and witness every step that is taking our company and that makes us happy because it makes us feel that we are taken into account thanks to the skype videoconferences

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Skype review by jennifer j.
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"Skype is a great software that allows you to hold conversations and video calls anywhere"

What do you like best?

I think that Skype is a pretty good software, it's worth trying, in the organization where Skype work is part of the day to day, it's good because it is useful when meetings or conversations that can not be done personally or where one can not be present, thanks to this software, you can avoid this type of problem and you can save time

What do you dislike?

my experience has been very pleasant and in the same way that of my work team, we consider Skype a great ally and really only benefits are obtained

Recommendations to others considering the product

I recommend this software in companies because it takes out of trouble at any time, it is easy and also access is very simple, it is not a complicated software on the contrary it is full of good tools

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

diversity of benefits and advantages have been obtained with this great software, has allowed to manage a better virtual communication within the company, meetings are no longer canceled due to lack of presence of any member, skype meetings are simple and of good quality all this and much more has given us Skype

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Skype review by Homero A.
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"Communicate directly with your colleagues and send files very easily"

What do you like best?

Skype for me is the leading call software, it has a very clean and easy-to-use interface in which it allows me to find my colleagues and friends easily, your chat is very good and it has excellent emoticons, in terms of calls quality is excellent, like the video calls and teleconferences, besides that it allows me to create group rooms of many members.

What do you dislike?

The costs of international calls are very high, in addition there are always unwanted contacts that bother a little, another disadvantage for me is that I need to have a Microsoft account to be able to log in.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It is a communication tool that you should have in all work, I recommend it since it is easy to use and has excellent features that will not disappoint you.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Skype keeps me in touch with my colleagues and friends, I can use it from my computer or from any compatible mobile device, and it is very helpful to be able to receive files from my colleagues quickly and without needing to open my email.

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Skype review by Kristen H.
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"It's skype is perfect for me"

What do you like best?

It's amazing how much skype helps me solve my work problems. Working with the public is not an easy job but skype makes it easy to see and I can maintain a fluent conversation with clients who need help to solve their concerns. The quality of the video calls are excellent and the plans are variety to legir with pretty good prices. Skype is perfect because through this application I attend the complaints made by our clients and we can provide a solution quickly

What do you dislike?

Sometimes I lose connection even having Internet service and the call is distosiona a little. But that does not always happen and I know that it can be solved in a simple way with another update it would also be nice to add more personalization for one to modify the colors of the letters and everything in a personal way

Recommendations to others considering the product

My biggest ally when it comes to serving my clients. Skype has Video calls, Calls, chat groups and video conferences is the best for the office is my best ally and also entertains since you can chat with friends and family in your spare time and without much cost. I recommend Skype is the best

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I can attend to my clients quickly and solve their problems. Skype is the technological combination I needed to work because I receive many messages and calls and with Skype I can solve everything with just one click

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Skype review by William F.
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"Nothing better to keep in touch with your friends, family and work."

What do you like best?

I love Skype's interface, it's simple, fast and has a great design, plus the options menu is very easy to operate, making a call from Skype is nothing complicated and I feel that makes my life easier and saves me time. The service they provide is of excellent quality, the video calls have a high resolution in video, and the audio is completely optimal, which does not happen with many applications in its category, because the audio is almost never heard in tune with the image of the video, however with Skype things are completely different, has no such drawbacks at all. Another thing I love about Skype is that its cost is very low, really is a lot of quality for low cost and that allows me to reduce costs.

The mobile application is another excellent attribute of Skype and is that it is very good, I can communicate from anywhere, also it is necessary to emphasize that the application is not very heavy, so I am calm as to the space it occupies in my cell phone. The application is constantly updated, so improvements are always implemented to make the user experience the best.

What do you dislike?

There's nothing I don't like about Skype, I feel it's the best application to make video calls, it's reliable, secure and fast.

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With its clear and smooth interface it's a journey using this app.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Skype helps me in many ways, when I don't go to work I can communicate with my co-workers and stay on top of what's going on. Recently my best friend went abroad to study and with Skype I can always keep her around. Also, Skype offers a very comfortable and economical service.

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"Skype. "

What do you like best?

Las ventajas de usar la aplicación Skype son:

- Multiplataforma, podemos utilizar skype con ordenadores, tabletas, smartphones, video consolas.

- Soporta varios sistemas operativos: Android, Mac, IOS, Windows, Linux, etc

- Establecer comunicación entre usuarios Skype es gratuito y eficiente.

- Descargar, instalar y utilizar el software por supuesto también es gratuito.

- Skype tiene una interfaz multilenguaje muy intuitiva.

- Nuestras comunicaciones están a salvo al utilizar avanzados sistemas de encriptación como AES de 256 bits.

- Nos permite comunicarnos mediante chat, o videoconferencias.

- Podemos compartir archivos, aunque no editarlos ni crear repositorios compartidos de datos.

- - Permite compartir video de nuestro escritorio, para ayudar en remoto a otros usuarios.

What do you dislike?

Entre las cosas que menos me gustan de skype encontramos que:

- Hay que pagar para realizar llamados de voz IP a otros teléfonos, da igual que sean fijos o móviles.

- Hay que tener una buena conexión y ancho de banda de internet para no sufrir ruidos.

- Hay que tener un buen microfono y auriculares para no enturbiar la experiencia de comunicación.

- Consume más recursos de lo que parecen lógicos, como memoria ram y procesador.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Muy recomendable para hacer llamdas de voz ip o por videoconferencia. Además entre usuarios Skype es gratis.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Se utiliza Skype para realizar llamadas y videoconferencias entre varios miembros del equipo corporativo, así como para realizar clases en remoto en nuestros cursos de formación a distancia.

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Skype review by Shayla D.
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Financial Services
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"The best Microsoft product"

What do you like best?

I can contact without any difficulties our partners from different countries, as well as remote working employees of the company. It is convenient not only to communicate but also to exchange files.

What do you dislike?

Being unable to change your skype name is unfortunate. If you sign up with your phone number you are assigned a name that is often a jumble of letters and numbers. While they can find you via your name or number, I find this just looks unprofessional.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Overall, it is a decent product to use if you have nothing else to use. It is also cross-platform so that does also help when you have Mac, Apple, iOS, and Android devices. The nice thing about Skype is that it is a Microsoft Product.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

This allows for ease of talking to people outside the company, one of the best things about this software is when you are skyping someone outside your company, for example, an interview, you can just send them a link and it is easy for them to download the software and use it.

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Skype review by Patricia S.
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"It has the best and most economical calling plans"

What do you like best?

Skype is excellent with me I develop better in my work area and in my daily vidia since with Skype I can make video calls in HD and with great sound quality I use it a lot to chat with my friends who are in other states of the city and with skype we connect all in a simple way and with a good monthly call rate and I also use it for my job we have a working group where we all keep in perfect communication it's great.

What do you dislike?

I dislike? (Mmm) Not at all I have no complaints about Skype is that it is well done and is well optimized to improve the experience of us as users of the service the groups calls the videoconference send file everything works as it should be

Recommendations to others considering the product

This tool won my respect because despite the years it always maintains and increases its quality of service to its customers and that makes me happy to be a skype user, for that reason I recommend them since I know it is an excellent application and has very good cost call service plans that anyone can cover

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

When I arrive at my office in the morning, the first thing I do is verify my Wi-Fi connection or data to open my Skype application because through the group we notify any questions or concerns of our human resources department and we can provide better support to our workers and all this thanks to Skype makes our work much easier

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Skype review by stella m.
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Retail
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"Skype is the best tool for remote conversations"

What do you like best?

Skype is a pretty good and complete software, it is useful when having meetings or important conversations, if we are on a trip the best option is skype, fast and safe, I like it because of its completeness and the easy access it has. the same

What do you dislike?

I think the only thing that at some point I found uncomfortable about Skype is that it does not allow to close the session completely, sometimes we do not want to be online and this often happens, in the same way I consider it an excellent software

Recommendations to others considering the product

great software that I recommend because it facilitates many meetings that sometimes can not be given, ideal for training and providing knowledge is useful according to the needs of each person or company

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Skype has allowed diversity of meetings to be carried out via online since for some reason they can not be done in person, thus avoiding having lost time and complying with the established activities without having much problem

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Skype review by Christian P.
Marketing Manager
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"Very useful in my day"

What do you like best?

An effective way to have cross-functional meetingsSoftware is easy to use and allows very efficient for collaborating with colleagues across the globe. You don't need the use of a phone to speak, which is great for meetings.

What do you dislike?

Trying to connect to it from outside a company environment I have had incredibly torrid experiences trying to connect, download the plugin and then again not being able to connect, trying to dial in via a phone line.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Enjoyed and will never forget about this app really good one. Since 2014 am using this app and never found any problem in this app even I have to attend my interview using this one. This is really good for video and audio calls.

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My experience with Skype is best described as best to be avoided. Whereas I have encountered little problems with Skype of the many years of usage, there isn't anything I like about Skype. Particularly, when connecting to it from outside a company environment. It is clunky and there are much better alternatives these days.

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Skype review by Clover T.
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"Works in all devices"

What do you like best?

This app has a very good learning facility that has never been a problem to know its operation of each icon in addition to all what I can easily interact with other people for only one app

It is designed so that we can all access and have a very good experience, especially I use this app a lot for my work with the communication of others and be able to send files in a safe way and it seems very useful to leave the background blurry for They do not know where I am and if I want them to know where I am I share my location

What do you dislike?

When files are received there is no option to establish where I want them to be downloaded in which folder of my cell phone and sometimes I have spent time looking in all folders for downloaded documents because they are saved automatically and not always in the same folder

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am in constant contact with the people who need me, having an ease of use and for sending documents with effective communication, its benefits are excellent to have all the interactions that can be done

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Skype review by Natalie C.
Project Manager
Construction
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"Do you want to comunicate? This is for you."

What do you like best?

I love Skype, it has many excellent things, the first advantage is that for a very low price I can enjoy a very high quality service, in fact it is the cheapest platform in its category and the other platforms do not provide such a high quality service. The quality of the video calls is very high because it has an excellent audio system and a high resolution when we talk about video. The application for mobile devices was the best thing they could implement, as the application allows me to communicate with important people from wherever I am. The interface of both the web version and the mobile application is very easy to use. I have a little more than 5 years using the application system and I only see improvement, they are always adding improvements so that the customer experience can be better.

What do you dislike?

I don't like that with slow internet connections the application doesn't work well, the calls are cut or left hanging, I know perfectly well that the problem is not Skype and that you have to have a very excellent connection to the internet, but if it would be good to develop an application for slow connections, it would really be very useful. Besides that I have nothing to say, the rest of Skype is the perfect application.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are not using it yet, you have to try it!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I always use Skype and not only to communicate with people in my environment, I use it a lot at a professional level, because thanks to Skype I can keep track of what happens in my business, I like that I can connect in real time with people in my office and I do not have to be face-to-face in the company. It's very important to me because my business is growing.

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Skype review by Shan R.
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Management Consulting
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"Best Professional Video Conferencing Software"

What do you like best?

It is a very versatile and convenient to run as windows based software as well as online version application.

What do you dislike?

There are few instances that when too many individuals try to log into the conference the telecommunication slows down and certain delays occur.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It should morre cheaper and customer oriented packages for sales. As the current pricing are bit expensive and extravagant. Few instance are reported of where the mobile version skype application has encountered few errors and systems complications that did not provide the unique and ease of usability to the consumers.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Solid Analytics is an online digital service provider. Where we have clients all over the globe and business meetings are conducted via teleconferencing. Skype has certainly eliminated the need for physical presence and substituting with online presence. Files and other data formats can be easily shared among those who are video conferencing. This is professional service provider thus it can be used against other non professional video conferencing applications

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Skype review by Cynthia W.
Human Resources Manager
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"Calls, meetings, chat, it's like an all-in-one program"

What do you like best?

This software is so great because it allows me to have meetings with my co-workers. I have no interruptions and the call is very fluid. It is one of the applications that I always manage and use in my professional career. With its new version, it is more stable to use due to its many features and software infrastructure.

What do you dislike?

Unable to easily schedule meetings. Usually, need to use another platform to remind users that they’re going to have a call via Skype.

Recommendations to others considering the product

As a user of Skype since 2012, the UI has changed enough to make the program easy to navigate. What attracts me the most about using Skype is the low CPU/ RAM usage on my computer.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We use Skype for messaging solution in our corporate infrastructure. The most important feature of Skype is undoubtedly the smooth and smooth operation. The required infrastructure works stably after the installations are completed.

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Skype review by Rosie C.
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Consumer Goods
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"I like Skype, communication is quick and easy to use"

What do you like best?

The chat room feature is quite nice. The group text feature is also quite nice. Definitely worth using fast and efficient use also allows for video and voice calls.video and voice calls are very good.

What do you dislike?

We do have a few dropped calls per week, but we typically have no issue reconnecting. Also, if the user on the other side has a slow connection, the sound and video quality can drop drastically. We haven't noticed this as often with other software solutions we use.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Ease of use. Instant communication. Can see when it was sent/seen. Sent to email if not seen at that moment.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am able to send a query to colleagues without interrupting them when in meetings or busy with other activities. When they are free they can respond without having to open e-mail or make a phone call. Familiar to most people Generally user-friendly Convenient and easy to use a Relatively straightforward workaround.

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Skype review by Benjamin G.
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Consumer Goods
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"An easy way to stay connected"

What do you like best?

I like that this software is fairly easy to use for the average user. As a member of the IT department, I can't be in a dozen places at once, so I love it that Skype is easy for them to use after a quick tutorial. I also happen to like the interface and the placement of menu items.

What do you dislike?

I have experienced certain inconsistencies when it comes to the archive or conversation history. Sometimes the backups are there, sometimes not. This could also be a problem with the server.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It has helped me have meetings with lots of colleagues from outside the country. It connects you to business partners all over the world without interference from strangers.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Love it. I've been using it since it was released and all prior versions, they just keep getting better Skype for Business is an excellent tool that keeps coworkers united, no matter if you are remotely connected, working from home, etc. There is always communication between peers. The ability to make phone calls is a very useful feature now at day.

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Skype review by Sara B.
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"Skype is a professional quality program"

What do you like best?

It's a great way to communicate with colleagues. I like that I can see their current status - available, in a meeting, etc. It's also a great way to share a screen, etc.

What do you dislike?

Sometimes I feel connection issues, even when my internet was working properly. very rare though.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I have been using Skype to communicate primarily with our remote staff. I have found that the video chat is smoother and of higher quality than the normal consumer Skype, and I found it worthwhile to upgrade to the business version.

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One of the great tools for Video conference, video calling, conducting interviews, I have given and taken interviews using Skype for business and really enjoyed it. Highly recommended for such works. Ease of use in almost every device ( mobile, tablet, desktop) The user interface is very interactive and lot's of features, Screen share, and presentation features make it highly efficient for meetings. Works great with outlook, you can access all contacts directly and call.

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Skype review by Robby S.
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"Thanks to Skype I can communicate at all times with my clients"

What do you like best?

Skype accompanies me and the reason for this is that with this tool I can be connected at all times with family and friends and my clients because I work for my photographer many days a week out of town and my favorite way to communicate is by Skype because it has the best plans to make video calls and, also, when I'm in a hurry, I can send a file quickly and so always resolve any problem that Skype has is my great solution, that's why I like it a lot.

What do you dislike?

I have no complaints about skype I do not think it has flaws is an awesome application you can use it on your phone or lapto and the quality is always good skype is made for everything and be used even in space moments

Recommendations to others considering the product

I recommend Skype to anyone who is looking for an application to know and stay close to work or the Skype family is the best in making your dream come true. Great quality of plans and the service of calls, videoconferences, Chat, Groups is excellent

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Skype is the best virtual office that we can have the clients that use it for work and this results in one being more motivated when it comes to working and improving every day. That's why Skype is a tool that helps me in my work environment and I do not change it for anything or anyone

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Skype review by Jhon G.
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"An essential tool for any company"

What do you like best?

I use Skype since its inception and has changed a lot of that unstable software that did not let end a call without interruptions, has become an essential tool for any company because it offers instant communication through chat, offers video calls with high image quality helped by advances in technology, is multiplatform and integrates very well with administrative tools included in Office.

What do you dislike?

Although it has improved a lot, it still sometimes presents call interference problems and when you work with other software at the same time you notice that it uses a lot of ram memory.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It is a software very easy to use, very dynamic and versatile, allows to interact with many people at once and adapts to the needs of each interaction.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Skype is one of my favorite communication tools, I use several options for the convenience of my customers some use other platforms or prefer phone calls, Skype gives me the ability to conduct personalized interviews for customers with wallets above 2 thousand dollars to explain and detail the investments made and request instructions because I can only advise them and then do what they decide, I have also been very well catching customers through videoconferences.

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