Having problems installing your free Skype application? Try this solution.
Skype is a very popular software application offering free voice and video calls over the internet. Its superb features which include high quality PC to PC or PC to mobile instant messaging, conference calls, and group video calling made it a big hit for both business and personal use.
When you download Skype installer over their main website, you will be given a 1.03 MB online installer. Obviously, it requires an active internet connection to fully install the application. While this is okay for most broadband or DSL internet users, dial-up users and others who have unstable internet connections will have a problem with this method. On this note, Skype offline standalone installer is the best option.
Skype System Requirements
Before installing Skype, make sure your computer meets the follow Skype system requirements.
Windows XP, Vista, or 7 (32-bit and 64-bit versions supported)
Processor: At least 1GHz
RAM: At least 256 MB
Additional software: DirectX v9.0 or above
Mac OS X v10.5 “Leopard”, v10.6 “Snow Leopard”, or v10.7 “Lion”
(32-bit and 64-bit versions supported)
Processor: 1GHz Intel processor (Core 2 duo)
Additional software: The latest version of QuickTime
Download Skype Offline Installer
You can download the offline (standalone) installer HERE.
How to Install Skype
Once you’re done downloading, follow the steps below to install Skype.
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