Skype for Mac is the Mac version of the well known communication tool designed by Microsoft Skype Division. It allows performing real time video call, live chat and other more.
Video call: the main function of this software is to perform real time video calls. Indeed, it can works regardless of the user and his contact's location as long as they are connected to Internet.
Video conference: another particularity of Skype is its ability to call multiple contacts at the same time. Each contact will be displayed in the screen and they can directly talk to each other.
Chatting: apart from the video calling option, the user can also send instant text messages to his contact from the main interface. This works even with a slow Internet connection. This action can be performed separately or simultaneously with the video call.
File transfer: Skype allows sharing photos, documents and videos with another user. The main advantages of this specific option is that it supports even heaviest files and the transfer process only lasts few seconds or minutes according to the file size.
Operating System: Mac OS X.
RAM: 512 MB.
Required disk space: 40 MB
The ergonomic interface makes its handling easy.
Skype is free to download.
With a subscription, the user can make cheap calls and send SMS to home and mobiles phones.