And so the wait is over! One of the most anticipated App for Windows 8 has just dropped in the Store. Microsoft decided to release the App early obviously or someone somewhere made a mistake of pushing the wrong button. Anyway, Skype is here is full glory, and might I say, what an awesome app! As you can see, it has already garnered 28 ratings and almost at 5-Stars. For Skype itself, it deserves little or no introduction unless you’re a space wanderer. “Skype and/or Microsoft” has outdone themselves with this App. It is simply a pleasure to use. You ask why the Skype and/or Microsoft quote? Look at the publisher indicated, it seems Skype and Microsoft cannot decide who wrote the application or what they should call themselves. But that doesn’t matter now, as long as we can communicate in glorious HD, they can fight it out what they want call Skype owner.

The App itself is succinctly described as follows:

Skype is the always-on app that makes staying in touch with all your contacts easier than ever.
Stay informed about what’s happening with your friends through video and voice calls and instant messaging, all from one app. So, no matter if you’re on a PC, Windows Phone, Mac, tablet, iPhone or Android device, Skype keeps you connected and always available.

Once you sign in, the app is always on without draining your device’s battery, so you can take calls any time.
Exchange instant messages with all your Skype, Messenger and contacts.
Call any phone quickly and easily from Skype.
All Skype-to-Skype video and voice calls are free.
Your messages are delivered straight to you no matter what you’re doing.
Snap your IM or video call window left or right so you can do more things while catching up.


The App gives you all the Standard features of Skype as you can see. So yet another communication Software in Microsoft universe. We already have MSN Messenger and Lync, oh and Yammer too! So who is going to bring order is this chaos? Who cares, as long as we can enjoy this awesome Skype app for free; let Microsoft sort itself out. So what are you waiting for, join the Windows 8 crowd and download the app via the Source link.

Source: Windows Store