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Whether you have long-distance family and friends to keep in touch with, conference calls to make or you just want to keep costs down,... The Best Free Skype Alternatives

Whether you have long-distance family and friends to keep in touch with, conference calls to make or you just want to keep costs down, Skype is often the go-to app for making free calls and sending messages but what if you don’t want to use Skype? Well we’ve put together a quick list of some Skype alternatives to help you find another messaging tool that suits your needs.

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oovoo prides itself on being easy to use, without compromising a high quality of video chat, call recording and screen sharing. You can have up to 12 participants in a video chat at any one time and that can be across Windows, Mac, Android and iOS platforms.

Some cool features of oovoo include a one-click upload of videos to YouTube, as well as being able to answer calls via Facebook.

The premium version will get you the ad-free version and some extra things thrown in, like the ability to call from a landline or mobile.

Not using Skype? Tell us what you are using instead in the comments below.