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Skype now works on the Web without plugins, but only if you use Edge

April 15, 2016 - Uncategorized


As promised, Skype now works in Microsoft Edge without any plugins or downloads whatsoever. Skype first announced it was working on compatibility with ORTC technology – a standard for video streams over the Web – back in late 2014. Meanwhile Edge, became compatible with the technology last September, so today’s announcement isn’t a huge surprise. While you could use Skype on the Web before, you’d have to install a plugin for calls to work. Now you can simply open a conversation on Skype for Web, Outlook.com, Office Online or OneDrive natively through Edge, no additional set-up process required. That said, the other…

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