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About Skype for Business

Skype for business is a communication software that allows users to seamlessly communicate with their business partners through audio and video calling, smart messaging or by screen sharing. With Skype for Business, users can host video or audio conferences with up to 50 people at the same time. They can record the calls made through skype and enable live captions and subtitles during online chatting. Skype has made the file searching process easy and hassle-free. The users no longer need to scroll through their chat history in order to find a file, they can get it from the gallery under the chat name. Skype has made the whole interview process easy and simple, users can conduct interviews of relevant clients without even personally meeting them. Thus, it saves a lot of time and money for both of them. Skype allows users to call landlines and mobiles from any place in the world. Users from any country can get access to skype numbers as they are available across 26 countries and regions. With Skype for Business, users can send messages to other business partners directly from the software.

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Platforms Supported

  • Browser Based (Cloud)
  • Mobile App (Android, iOS)
  • Desktop App (Windows, Mac)

Organization Types Supported

  • All (Small, Medium, Large)
  • Individuals

API Support

  • NA

Modes of Support

  • Online

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Skype for Business Features

Video Conferencing Features

Guest users

Users are allowed to join a conference without requiring to sign-in or download the application

Notification Blocker

Prevents to show default notifications from other apps during screen sharing

Meeting Scheduler

Allows to schedule meetings intuitively and integrated into a calendar, email services, and other productivity apps

Audio Conferencing

Allows users to communicate using audio channels entirely

Live Preview

Presents a live preview of what viewers see in real-time

Virtual Whiteboard

Interactive whiteboard to teach, explain, sketch and for online presentation

HD Video Streaming

Support to broadcast or live stream high-quality HD resolution videos

File Sharing

A simple way to share files instantaneously with the team

Screen Sharing

Enables remote participants to see your desktop that allows better collaboration

Polls (Voting)

Helps to discover critical data by asking the participants questions concerning the webinar

Live Chat

Allows you to instantly communicate with your customers and/or exchange chat messages online

Auto Framing

Dynamically switches to an optimized view to include all attendees in frame

Automated Transcripts

Automatically transcribes voice to text with near perfection in realtime

Participant Permissions

Facility to assign roles as moderators, presenters, or participants to each individual or a group

Hand Raising

Facility to notify the host when the conference participant wants to speak

Switch Presenter

Allows presenter to handover presenter access to another user in a meeting

Annotation and Markup Tools

Aides to highlight and comment with freehand drawing tools

Session Recording

Enables one to record remote access, support sessions, and meetings

Remote Control

Allows a user to perform tasks on a remotely located computer with equal ease as is experienced while using one's own system

Skype for Business Pricing

Free Trial

Not available

Pricing Options

Premium Plans ( Quotation Based )

Pricing Plans

Disclaimer: The pricing details were last updated on 20/12/2019 from the vendor website and may be different from actual. Please confirm with the vendor website before purchasing.

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User Rating

4.2/5 (Based on 2,966 Ratings)

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What is Skype for Business used for?

Skype for Business is Video Conferencing Software. Skype for Business offers the following functionalities:

  • Guest users
  • Notification Blocker
  • Meeting Scheduler
  • Audio Conferencing
  • Live Preview
  • Virtual Whiteboard
  • HD Video Streaming
  • File Sharing
  • Screen Sharing
  • Polls (Voting)
  • Live Chat

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Does Skype for Business provide API?

No, Skype for Business does not provide API.

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