Software : Microsoft : Skype


(as of 12/19/2018)

Software Overview

Main Features

  • Video chat with people anywhere over the internet
  • Utilize screen sharing to collaborate with others
  • Call phone numbers with a subscription or using credits
  • Send text communication through the built in chat interface

Skype is a telecommunication program that is mainly used for video chatting. It was originally developed for computers but is now available for smartphones and tablets that are connected to the internet. The application is free, but credits can be purchased to make calls to landline or mobile phone numbers.

Skype has many capabilities that help you connect with others. Video chatting is the program's most popular feature but it can also be used for voice calls and text chatting. It also also provides the ability to easily transfer files over the internet to another user on Skype.

If you are looking for an application to communicate with others, Skype is a good option. Whether you want to video chat or simply voice chat, it has you covered.

Supported File Types

Primary file extension

.DBB – Skype User Information File

Other file extensions used by Skype 8

Supported File Types
.EZLOGSkype Extras Manager Log File
.LANGSkype Language File
.PARTPartially Downloaded File
.SKYPEEMOTICONSETSkype Emoticon Set File
Additional Related File Formats
.SPARCSkype Plugin Archive

Updated: December 19, 2018