Download Skype Preview for PC Windows and Mac

Skype Preview PC: Talk to friends and family using voice, video, SMS or instant messages

Download Skype Preview for pc

Skype Preview is an Android application and is officially available for Android devices only, and that too for Android devices.

It is not a cross functional application, which can run on any system apart from Android.

But did we say that it is quite possible to have it up and running like charm on your Windows PC? Yes, it is very much possible to run Skype Preview on Windows based PC.

How It Is Different – The Features

Skype keeps the world talking. Say “hello” with an instant message, voice or video call – all for free*.

Use Skype to send SMS messages to mobiles worldwide and with SMS Connect you can now also read and reply to your phone's SMS messages right from your computer.

• Video calls – Don’t just hear the cheers, see them! Get together with 1 or 24 of your friends and family on a HD video call. Watch everyone’s smiles and cries when you tell them “We’re engaged!!!"
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• Chat – Reach people instantly. Send messages to your friends, grab someone’s attention with @ mentions, or create a group chat to plan a family reunion.
• SMS Connect - Read and reply to your phone's SMS messages in Skype on your PC or Mac.
• Share – Send photos and videos with your family and friends. Save shared photos and videos to your camera roll. Share your screen to make travel plans with friends or present designs to your team.
• Voice calls – Camera shy? Make voice calls to anyone in the world on Skype. You can also call mobile and landlines at low rates.
• Express yourself – Liven up conversations with emoticons, click on the “+” in chat to send a Giphy or images from the web, and annotate images with words, lines and more.

By downloading the Skype Preview, you’ll gain early access to our newest and coolest features. Of course, while you’re having fun, know that this app is a work in progress. We're hoping to get your vital feedback as we add new enhancements and features to Skype. Simply click the heart icon on the main screen and you will be able to send your comments to our team, helping us shape the future of Skype.

Skype is available on phones, tablets, PCs and Macs.

*Skype to Skype calls are free. Operator data charges may apply. We recommend using an unlimited data plan or WiFi connection.
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How To Get Skype Preview on PC And MAC?

As Skype Preview is available for Android devices, there’s not straight forward way to get it running on PC or Mac.

For having this app on your system, you need to use emulators which bridges the gap between Android environment and PC or Mac System. Think of emulators as virtual environment setup on your PC running on Windows and Mac, which emulates the Android OS. It is safe and fully trusted method of running Android environment in cross operating system like Windows and Mac.

What is Android Emulator?

An emulator is a software solution that can be used to mirror the android applications on your computers and MAC devices. These emulators can be downloaded from any browser and prove to be useful for running different android applications on your PC.

So, for running Skype Preview on your Windows or Mac based system, you can either use BlueStacks or Nox App Player which both are the known and fully trusted Android Emulators readily available.

Running Skype Preview Using BlueStacks

  • Once you download Bluestaks (download link listed above), install the same onto your system.
  • BlueStacks install

  • Download the Skype Preview APK file (Android executable file) of Skype Preview (download link given below).
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  • Double click on APK file, which will get open in Bluestacks.
  • Confirmation pop-up will be shown. All you need is to allow the installation by confirming.
  • Post installation, Skype Preview will be available on Bluestacks Homescreen. Double click on that and enjoy the live streaming for free!

Running Skype Preview Using Nox App Player

  • If you choose to use Nox App Player (download link listed above), install the same onto your system.
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  • Download the APK file (Android executable file) of Skype Preview (download link given below)
  • Open the Nox App Player and click on “Add an APK” located at the top right corner bar.
  • Click on “I know” when promoted for validating the install.
  • Post installation, Skype Preview will be available on Nox App Player Homescreen. Double click on that and enjoy the live streaming for free!

Benefits of having the Skype Preview for your PC:

  • The size of the Skype Preview APK file is less which means that you do not have to uninstall other apps before installing it.
  • The simple and user-friendly interface of Skype Preview enables everyone to operate and handle it easily.
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  • Keyboard Control Get the real PC like gaming experience by setting the controls on keyboard, mouse, or gamepad
  • Multi-Instance Run multiple instances at the same time to play more games

Downloading Skype Preview on Andriod Devices

Skype Preview is available for Android Devices in official way. However, it is not readily available on Google Play Store to download and install.

Now that doesn’t mean it is not a trusted app! Millions of users are using Skype Preview now, fulfilling their audiovisual streaming needs.

  • Your Android device must be running on Android 4.1 and up version
  • Your device must have 1GB of minimum RAM
  • Your device must have 150MB free space for Installation
  • Apps from unknown sources must be enabled from settings, to allow installing Skype Preview

Once all the requirements are fulfilled as listed above, go ahead and download the APK (download from below), and tap on APK to install.