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Making calls from your computer

November 2015

Gone are the days when calls can only be made from telephones. Thanks to the voice over the internet protocol or VOIP convention, the transmission of voice over the internet is now possible. There are two main applications available for this process. A freeware is Skype Messenger through which voice, as well as conference calls can be made and received on the internet. PC Telephone software also allows calls to computers on the internet and to landline phones. The latter service is, however, not free. These kinds of software are available both for home usage as well for commercial purposes like call centers.

Introduction to VoIP

VoiP provides a way of making phone calls from your computer.

Skype Messenger

Skype Messenger is freeware allowing users to make and receive voice calls from the internet. Skype also allows you to make conference calls and see the person online through your webcam. Alternatively, you can make phone calls to people on their mobile phones or landline. Being multi-language software, Skype is well known for its high-quality voice calls and for its friendly use.

Download Skype


PC-Telephone is a powerful software program designed to make calls via the internet to another computer or even via landlines. Making a call from computer to computer is free and making calls from computer to ordinary phone is cheaper than conventional telephone calls.

Download PC-Telephone


You may refer to these websites for more information or application software for making calls throughout your computer device:

Software for a commercial/business purposes

Some software that are commonly used in "Call center starters"
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