What Is Skype for Business on Windows

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What is Skype for Business on Windows? Do I need it?

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Skype for Business on Windows is the Windows client program for the Skype for Business service offered by Microsoft.

The current version of Skype for Business for Windows is sold as part of the Office 365 solution.

Key features of Skype for Business:

1. Getting your team together is as easy as sharing a link - With one click, anyone can join your online meeting, from any device. You can choose to meet right away, or schedule from Outlook for later. The meeting URL is personalized just for you.

2. Powerful collaboration tools for real-time input - Record meetings, share your screen, and annotate PowerPoint for real-time collaboration with up to 250 people. Use whiteboard, polls, Q&A, and built-in IM during your business meetings to make them more productive.

3. Other features include:

  • Unlimited number of meetings - Free online meetings for up to 10 people without a subscription.*
  • URL invites - Invite your team with a personalized link.
  • Any device - Set up and join from a PC/Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Android.
  • Screen sharing - Share your screen or a file. Give and take control.
  • Built-in IM - Send instant messages during business meetings to offer new ideas.
  • PowerPoint upload - Present with interactive tools, with annotation, highlighting, and laser pointer.
  • Whiteboard - Draft, draw and edit together like being in the same room.
  • Custom built accessories - Make your meetings even better with certified USB speakerphones, HD cameras, and headsets.

You definitely need to use Skype for Business on your Windows computer if your organization offers you an account on Skype for Business for work related communications.

You may still want to use Skype for Business on your Windows computer to join meetings that are hosted by other Skype for Business users, even you do not have a Skype for Business account.

The picture below shows you the Skype for Business on Windows:
Skype for Business on Windows Computer

 

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