Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

Skype and a New Audio Codec

Skype has quietly revolutionized the sound quality of our daily communications. We introduced SILK, our own audio codec, to make our calls sound more like being there in person in January 2009. Since then, we've used it to serve more than 750 billion minutes. Read more

Add a little something extra to your Skype experience this holiday season

With the Holidays just around the corner, Skype's App Directory provides more ways to connect with friends and families over Skype this holiday season. VodBurner – Video Call Recorder Is a loved one far away this holiday season? Bring them… Read more