Skype wants to remind you that you can use it to make group video calls without registration and without installing anything

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For years and years Skype was the reference to videollamdas was referring tobut with the time and its multiple identity crisis it has been a bit neglected and lost enough popularity, even Microsoft itself has left it to one side in the business field in pro of your new and every brighter Microsoft Teams.

However, while Zoom it seems to take all the headlines for being the app for group video of the moment, and also for his long series of problems privacy and security, Skype is still there, and even offer group video calls with a simple linkwithout registration or the need to install applications and are trying to remember.


Host calls with a single link

Skype Calls Web

In 2018, Microsoft renewed Skype for the web with new features and design, and videollamdas in high resolution, although only in the preliminary version. At the beginning of 2019 they came to all usersalthough Linux, and Chrome OS is left without support.

Today the story is similar, only that Skype decided to go to Twitter to promote your existence as if it were newbasically because few people know it, and in many cases, it is easier to use than the same Zoom.

The only thing the user has to do is go to this link and click on “Create a new meeting”. That link is free, no need to login, no need to have an account to participate in your call, and you have all the main features of Skype.

You can record the call, blur the background before you enter, and screen sharing. The only thing you need is a compatible browser, which so far are only the Microsoft Edge, and Chrome. If you want support for Firefox you can leave your vote in this form to give a push to Microsoft for that side.

All of this is from the desktop, to use Skype from your mobile, yes you need to install the application.


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Skype wants to remind you that you can use it to make group video calls without registration and without installing anything

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Gabriela Gonzalez

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