Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Skype for Mac…quite easy task!!!

Every person using computer must have heard about Skype. Skype is a great application, now owned by Microsoft. Skype is one of the most popular instant messenger and voice over IP chat service. It has been providing the users with the ability to chat and webcam with your friends and family, who live in far-flung areas. With the help of Skype, you can talk to your friends and relatives without any expense.

Skype is available for Mac OS X and Windows. The Skype for windows is the most common and most of the people are indifferent to the Mac version of Skype. You can get the Mac version of Skype from the official website of Skype.

When you are going to download Skype make sure that you download it for the Mac Os and not for the Windows. The website automatically detects your operating system, so if you download it from the Windows operating system it will automatically download the Windows version of Skype and if you go for Skype with the Mac OS you can download the Mac version of Skype. With Skype, you can call anywhere without spending much on your telephone lines. There are minimal charges with Skype so that it is easier and cheaper to make calls, moreover the Skype to Skype calls are free. So there is no problem with the charges.

Procedure to install Skype in Mac OS X

First of all, visit the Skype official website from where you can download the application. But note that this page detects your operating system and therefore visiting it from a non Mac system will download other version while accessing it from a Mac operating system OS X, will download the version of Skype compatible with Mac.

Now when application is downloaded to your system, double-click on the DMG file and the installation process starts. Wait for the completion of the installation process. It does not take too long…but do follow all the steps that are prompted during the installation process. After the installation is completed, you will be asked to sign in with the credentials you provided earlier (during sign up). Now after sign up you can use Skype and get the best use of it.

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