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Skype

4.3
(4,405 reviews)

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Skype Features

Basics

Audio Calls

Meetings facilitate high quality audio communication, both one-on-one and between larger groups.

88%
(Based on 2,580 reviews)

Video Conferencing

Meetings fascilitate high quality video conferencing, both one-on-one and between larger groups.

86%
(Based on 2,673 reviews)

Scheduling

Scheduling web meetings is streamlined, intuitive, and integrated into calendar and email software.

82%
(Based on 1,766 reviews)

Meeting Initiation and Joining

Starting and joining conferences is streamlined.

85%
(Based on 2,451 reviews)

Muting

Grant participants the ability to address the meeting and retract when desired.

90%
(Based on 2,517 reviews)

Recording

Conferences can be recorded for future use.

82%
(Based on 1,725 reviews)

Screenshare

Able to share your desktop screen or an application with the rest of the conference.

86%
(Based on 2,327 reviews)

Follow-Up and Breakout Meetings

Can easily initiate meetings with select participants from the main conference interface.

84%
(Based on 1,657 reviews)

Content

Slideshow

Persenters can cue up a Powerpoint presentation or other slideshow for display in the conference.

84%
(Based on 1,531 reviews)

Rich Media

Presenters can embed high quality images or video into the presentation.

83%
(Based on 1,497 reviews)

Annotation

Presenters or users can annotate a whiteboard or the presentation.

82%
(Based on 1,361 reviews)

Interaction

Chat

Conferences have a text chat feature, both private and public.

92%
(Based on 2,655 reviews)

Polling

Presenters can poll the audience with a survey or let them respond with an electronic hand raise.

82%
(Based on 1,350 reviews)

Q&A

Participants can submit questions which presenters can answer privately or publicly.

85%
(Based on 1,494 reviews)

File Share

Allows users to share individual files/folders with users in the conference.

86%
(Based on 2,235 reviews)

Platform

Mobile

Offers a mobile app or mobile optimized website to video conference from smartphones or tablets.

86%
(Based on 2,328 reviews)

Performance and Reliability

Software is consistently available (uptime), with high audio/video quality and without dropping calls.

83%
(Based on 2,623 reviews)

Bandwidth Usage

Software optimized to perform well without taking up an exorbitant amount of bandwidth.

79%
(Based on 2,419 reviews)

Participant Permissions

The ability to grant users access to conferences as moderators, presenters or participants--individually or based on user role or group.

85%
(Based on 2,078 reviews)

Security

User authentication and security measures like confidential attendee lists keep conferences private and secure.

85%
(Based on 2,252 reviews)

Enterprise Scalability

Provides features to allow scaling for large organizations.

85%
(Based on 1,897 reviews)
Skype
4.3
(4,405 reviews)