You, for certain, had sometime the emergency personal situation in which you needed council of the loved one when you needed to communicate to the close friend who lives in the neighboring house, in other city or the country. And it is not simple to communicate virtually, corresponding in a chat or by e-mail, and to see the native person, to hear native intonations, the native calming voice giving right advice. Or if you are a chief, and want to check the subordinate or it is simple to consult to it confidentially, and thus to see the adviser and to hear his voice. Or if you are a mother, work, want to hear a voice of the native son, but a call by the cell phone too expensive at the price, and would be cheaper.
Today it not the imagination of the author, but reality, and you can really talk and see the interlocutor, thus information will be transmitted through the Internet, for this purpose it is enough to have , the webcam and the special Skype program (or Skype). Today we will deal with the InfoAdvisor.net magazine that such Skype and as to use it.
What is Skype?
Skype (or Skype) is the program allowing to communicate through the Internet with the colleagues, friends, relatives worldwide. The program is developed by the Skype Limited company. The program allows:
- Vestie individual correspondence to communicate with the fellow worker, as well as in other programs of a type of ICQ, QIP or Jabber.
- If you have a microphone and earphones, you can phone to the friend from the neighboring city and it is simple to talk as though you communicate by phone.
- If you have a webcam, a microphone and earphones, you can carry out a videoconference, to see the interlocutor, to hear him and to answer, it is possible to tell it a videotelephone, but actually information is transmitted through the Internet, and you pay not in minutes, and for number of the sent and received megabytes.
The Skype program (Skype) allows to call your partner on the mobile phone, stationary phone, to send SMS messages to the mobile phone. Thus you do not get up because of the computer, choose a tariff, favorable to you, and pay less. By means of Skype you can phone in an every spot on the globe, thus calls from Skype on Skype will be absolutely free. In case you have an urgent business trip and there is no opportunity to open the Skype program, you can readdress calls and text messages.
Difference of Skype from others the program as the same ICQ, QIP or Jabber, consists that you can talk in a chat as to one person, and at once to several tens people, those whom you invite in the chat.
As well as in other programs, Skype allows to send files, to conduct an address book, to receive news, to come on other conferences which subject is interesting to you, also allows to carry out information search, without closing the program, by means of the Google toolbar (the toolbar is adjusted at installation of the program)
Developers of the Skype program took care of most of users, the program works at the most known platforms: Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Pocket PC.
How to use Skype?
At first you need to download the program for your platform from the site of the producer of the program (www.skype.com/intl/ru/). To start the file of the skypesetup.exe installation, further choose your language, tick off "accept conditions of the license agreement".
Being, in the same window click on the Control button, here you can look at a directory in which the program will be installed and whether to start the program at each start (i.e. to carry out automatic loading or not).
Further, having clicked on the Establish button, choose – to establish or not to establish the Google toolbars (for information search).
And on pressing of the button there is an installation of the program "Further".
On a desktop there was a Skype badge. Before work with the program check, whether the microphone, webcams is established at you and whether there are earphones. Let's assume while you have earphones and a microphone, it is enough of it to begin work. Start the program, having double clicked on the Skype badge, are registered, choose the nickname, establish the photo, bring those personal data which you would like that were available to reading to all.
Registration ended, the main window opened.
The panel of the main menu has an appearance: "File", "Account" "to Call", "Chats", "Look", "Tools", the Help. Before your start of the program all settings stand "by default" therefore InfoAdvisor.net recommends to be engaged in its control at once. Of course, it is necessary to adjust a microphone and the webcam. For this purpose you come into the section "Tools", then choose "Settings", in the opened window in the subsection "Settings of a Sound" install your audiodevice: appoint the tool for an audioentrance, an audioexit, a call, further choose the Keep key.
Similarly in the section "Setting Up Video" install your webcam, carry out the test of the webcam (look as your webcam works), further do not forget to keep control, press the Keep key.
To find friends come into the section of the Contacts menu, choose "Search of subscribers of Skype" enter a name, e-mail, a nickname and look for. You found the person whom looked for, now without closing a window, you can call it, for this purpose click right mouse button on a nickname of the found person, will choose "to Call" and wait for the answer.
Or choose a nickname of the found person, and press the Add Skype Contact key. Everything is this person at you in the list of contacts, and you can call it, having pressed a green key, or to start corresponding in a chat.
If you need to call on the cell phone or stationary, choose the Dial Number tab where it is necessary to choose the country, to enter number (without country code), then press a green key, and wait for the answer – and you surely phone! To send SMS for the person from the Contacts list, right-click and choose "to Send the SMS".
It is possible to pay the services Skype or through the Skype program (system of the main menu "Account", "Deposit Advance Payment to the Account of Skype"), or through the site (www .skype.com/intl/ru/products/waystopay/?country=RU).
Among available payment methods:
- Platezhna system of Yandex money:
- Credit cards Diners, MasterCard or Visa:
- Moneybookers system by means of a credit card, a debit card or the bank account:
- Usual bank transfer.
Today with the InfoAdvisor.net Magazine you, dear users learned that such the program Skype and as to use it. You can find all new functionality, updatings, references, Skype program tariffs on the site of the producer of www .skype.com.
We wish you successful communication! Now you will be able always to be in touch with the partners in work, close friends, native.