Competing to Skype


Video calls, voice calls and instant message chat. With Skype you can communicate with your friends in different ways. However, it has some limitations, as for video conferencing with multiple people at the same time you have to pay.

There are other applications that are similar to Skype and also you can download on your mobile:

  1. Google Hangouts

  2. Hangouts is the video conferencing service Google +. You can make video calls and chat with several buddies simultaneously. Unlike Skype does not have to pay for video conferencing with multiple people.

  3. ooVoo

  4. It is an instant messaging service that allows video calls with twelve people at a time. Calls to landlines and mobiles and group conferences are extra. It is available for Android and Apple devices.

  5. Tango

  6. Is one of the call systems for IP most widely used worldwide. You can make calls, video calls and instant messages for free. It is available for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android and Tablets.

  7. VoxOx

  8. You can make video calls and free calls between users of this program. Also allows you to send fax, SMS and chat like Whatsapp. It is available for iOS and Windows.

  9. Jitsi

  10. Allows video calls, chat and call mobile phones and landlines. You can encrypt your calls. It is available for Windows, iOS and Linux.

  11. Facetime

  12. Is an alternative to Skype for operating system for Apple computers. Available for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Mac.

  13. Ekiga

  14. You can make video calls if you have a Windows or Linux operating system. To make calls from your computer to a phone you need to have an account on a internet telephony company.