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Along with FaceTime, Duo and other video telephony solutions, Skype is one of the most popular apps of this type. Microsoft's communication software is also used in the professional sector, for job interviews, for support matters and many other things. Compared to the proprietary apps from Apple or Google, Skype also offers the advantage that the app can be used across platforms. Where you can find a secure Skype download for Mac, Windows PC, Linux computer and Co., I have summarized that for you below.
The best way to download Skype for macOS on the Apple Mac, iMac or MacBook is via the official website of Microsoft. If you are looking for a way to download and install the Skype app via Google, it will appear at the top; underneath you will find the usual suspects: CHIP, Softonic and so on. I have summarized why you shouldn't download apps, programs and software from these platforms in this guide: Why you shouldn't download software from download portals. There I also showed how you can find the right Google result;)
On the Microsoft page shown above, you will discover the following options directly with one click by pressing the small arrow on the right of the blue download button:
If you are not sure about the Skype download for your Mac, there is a link to the system requirements below. If you click on it and scroll down to the macOS version, you will find the following requirements that your Apple computer must meet in order for the Skype app to run:
What are your experiences with the cross-platform app for video calls, phone calls and chat? How does this software compare to similar applications for you? Or do you have any specific questions about the Skype download for Mac, PC and Linux computers? Feel free to leave a comment on the topic under this post;)
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After graduating from high school, Johannes completed an apprenticeship as a business assistant specializing in foreign languages. But then he decided to research and write, which resulted in his independence. For several years he has been working for Sir Apfelot, among others. His articles include product introductions, news, manuals, video games, consoles, and more. He follows Apple keynotes live via stream.