How to Download Skype for Free Calling

by Garrett Genet

Skype is a free communications software you can download from It allows users to communicate using text, video conferencing or audio calling. Skype users can call each other for free as often as they like, but if you want to call other phones you'll need to sign up for one of Skype's premium services. You'll need to add other users to your contact list before you can call them.


Navigate to


Hover your mouse over "Get Skype" and click the operating system you want to download Skype for.


Click the "Download Skype" button.


Open the file to start installation.


  • check If you haven't yet created an account, click "Join Skype" on the main Skype page to create one.

About the Author

Hailing from upstate New York, Garrett Genet has been writing articles from tech to health to entertainment since 2001. He's been published in the "Worcester Telegram & Gazette" and websites like "" and "". Genet has a degree in network security & system administration from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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