Skype

Skype

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9.5/10 (Expert Score)
Product is rated as #5 in category Communications Software
Design
9.5
Easy to use
9.5
Price
9.5
Features
9.5
Feedback
9.5
PROS:
  • Skye is more familiar through out the world and with its intuitive interface, new users can easily setup and get running.
  • You can share the screen while having an interactive sessions
  • You have the flexibiity of international calling.
  • You can buy new numbers; you can reroute calls, you can mute, you can do three-party calls, and more.
CONS:
  • The visual and audio quality depends on the internet connection. Sometimes it is good, sometimes it is broken up and we have to try again later or use the phone.
  • Video calling on mobiles is yet to be improved. Sometimes call disconnects abruptly.
  • Screen sharing sometimes gets stucked especially in low bandwidth and needs to restart the call again.
  • When the internet is slow, audo and video loses quality. An alert to notify that connection is slow should have given.

About Skype


Skype, a Microsoft owned product, is the most popular web-based communications software most widely used for audio and video conferencing meetings. It provides video chat and voices that supports multiple devices like PC,mobile and tablets. It is widely used by individuals, freelancers, startups, medium and big companies as multi-channel communication collaboration workplace. Skype offers instant messaging, group video conferencing and video chat. It offers collaboration functionalities like document and image sharing. Its free version include instant messaging, audio and video Skype-to-Skype calls, and the ability to call mobile phones. You can have an engaging training session with skype by using features like screen sharing to the candidates

With Skype you can express your emotions on the chat with emojis, GIFs, Stickers and video clips. Also you have the flexibility to share photos, messages and wishes with custom curated video, animated and images in real time. Users can have a local number through Skype numbers, hence users can have the flexibility to answer calls from desktops, tablets, or smartphones. They can also send SMS text messages and share their location using skype mobile app. Users also have the option to blur the background if they do not like to show the background, voice and text translation, conversation search and integration with well integrated with Microsoft’s Digital Assistant, Cortana.

 

Pricing

Starting from: $13.00/month
Pricing model: Subscription
Free Trial: Available (No Credit Card required)
Pricing Plans
Unlimited World $13.99per month
Unlimited North America $7.99per month
Unlimited US & Canada $2.99per month
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Features

  • 1:1 video calls
  • Group video calls & conferencing
  • Voice messages
  • File sharing & transfer
  • Screen sharing
  • Contact sharing
  • Skype to Facebook
  • Skype WiFi
  • Skype Manager
  • Skype Connect
  • Chat
  • Instant messaging
  • Multi-channel communication
  • Receiving
  • Monitoring
  • Video and voice calls
  • File sharing & transfer
  • Communication management
  • Skype to Skype calls
  • Calls to mobiles & landlines
  • Skype number
  • Forward calls
  • Caller ID
  • Skype to go
  • Mojis & emoticons
  • Video messaging
  • Send texts (SMS)
  • Group screen sharing
  • Skype for Outlook.com
  • Contact me button
  • Share button
  • Skype translator
  • Video conferencing
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Pros and cons


PROS:
  • Skye is more familiar through out the world and with its intuitive interface, new users can easily setup and get running.
  • You can share the screen while having an interactive sessions
  • You have the flexibiity of international calling.
  • You can buy new numbers; you can reroute calls, you can mute, you can do three-party calls, and more.

CONS:
  • The visual and audio quality depends on the internet connection. Sometimes it is good, sometimes it is broken up and we have to try again later or use the phone.
  • Video calling on mobiles is yet to be improved. Sometimes call disconnects abruptly.
  • Screen sharing sometimes gets stucked especially in low bandwidth and needs to restart the call again.
  • When the internet is slow, audo and video loses quality. An alert to notify that connection is slow should have given.


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Benefits

Users can have local number through skype numbers(paid option)

You can blur the background if you don’t wish to show the background of your location.

Free Skype-Skype calls both audio and video.

Affordable paid plans with all advanced features.

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Integration

  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Salesforce Cloud

 

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FAQ

How does Free trial work?

Skype’s most of the features come with  free version.  Free version limits to calling of upto 25 people. Paid version has some Enterprise specific advanced features.

What is Skype ?

Skype is a cloud based video conferencing software which is used to communicate with remote teams or audience from different places.

What type of industries does Skype Support?

Skype support small, medium and large industries.

What languages does App support?

English, Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Taiwanese, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian

Does App offer an API?

Yes, Skype has an API available for use.

Specification: Skype

Pricing

Standard Plan: $6.67/user/month (billed annually) or $8.00/user/month (billed monthly)
Plus Plan: $12.50/user/month (billed annually) or $15.00/user/month (billed monthly)
Enterprise Grid: contact Slack for custom pricing details

Free trial

Yes

customer-type

Large enterprises, Medium business, Small business

Deployment Type

Cloud Hosted

Device Supported

Android, IOS, Mac OS, Windows

API

Yes

Role Based Access Control

No

Activity Dashboard

No

Activity Management

No

Activity Tracking

Yes

Application Integration

Yes

Archiving & Retention

Yes

Audit Trail

No

Authentication

Yes

Automatic Notifications

Yes

Availability Indicator

Yes

Business Intelligence

Yes

Calendar Management

No

Chat

Yes

Client Management

No

Collaboration Tools

Yes

Collaborative Workspace

Yes

Commenting

Yes

Communication Management

Yes

Compliance Management

Yes

Configurable Workflow

No

Contact History

Yes

Contact Management

No

Customizable Templates

No

Desktop Notifications

Yes

Document Imaging

Yes

Document Management

No

Document Storage

No

Drag & Drop Interface

Yes

Email Integration

No

Email Notifications

Yes

File Management

No

File Transfer

Yes

Gantt Charts

No

Indexing

Yes

Instant Messaging

Yes

Invoice Management

No

Mobile Integration

Yes

Permission Management

No

Personalized Profiles

Yes

Pipeline Management

No

Prioritizing

Yes

Project Management

No

Project Planning

No

Project Time Tracking

No

Quote Management

No

Real Time Data

Yes

Real Time Notifications

Yes

Real Time Updates

No

Recurring Tasks

No

Reporting & Statistics

No

Role-Based Permissions

No

SSL Security

Yes

Search Functionality

Yes

Single Sign On

Yes

Status Tracking

No

Tagging

Yes

Task Management

No

Task Tracking

No

Template Management

No

Third Party Integration

Yes

To-Do List

No

Two-Way Audio & Video

Yes

User Photos

Yes

Video Conferencing

Yes

Video Support

Yes

Widgets

No

Workflow Management

Yes

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