Skype for Windows 8 app is the popular video communication application optimized for Windows 8 modern user interface (Metro Style). Skype for Windows 8 allows you to staying in touch with all your friends and family easier than ever from your Windows 8 desktop PC, laptop and touch screen tablet. You now can exchange instant messages with all your Skype, Messenger, Outlook.com and Facebook contacts and stay informed about what's happening with your friends through video and voice calls and instant messaging, all from Skype for Windows 8 app.
Skype for Windows 8 app runs constantly in the background without draining your device's battery, so you can take calls any time. You can start a chat with your Skype contacts right from the Windows 8 People Hub. You'll stay connected even when the app is closed, so you're always reachable. In Windows 8 you can snap your Skype IM or video call window left or right so you can do more things while catching up.
All Skype-to-Skype video and voice calls are free. You can call any call mobiles and landlines around the world quickly and easily from Skype by buying Skype credit. Skype is available on all popular platform, so, no matter if you or your friends are on a PC, Windows Phone, Mac, tablet, iPhone or Android device, Skype keeps you connected and always available.