When we talk about online video and voice call, the first name that comes in our mind is of Skype video call. Skype is one of the most widely used online voice and video call service and the reason is its user friendliness and simple yet effective features.
Skype Video Call as well as the Skype Voice Call has many features but the normal routine users usually don’t use them. If you want to use those special features of Skype, you can look into the Skype’s library. This library has more than a dozen options of adding new and more advanced features of Skype. These advanced features provide the off-the-shelf experience of Skype.
Below are a few features which can be used to customize and improve your Skype Voice and Video calling experience:
How to enhance Skype Video Call and Skype Voice Call
Pamela plugin is a best option to avail by the business users as it provides some appropriate features. These features include recording facility of video and audio calls, custom greeting options for callers, and also the feature of saving those recorded files to your computers.
Some more features provided by Pamela Plugin includes the automatic scheduling of calls, record and upload the podcast from Skype and to add notes to your Skype calls. The basic free module of Pamela plugin comes with some limited features and the business editions of Pamela can be taken from its official website.
You might definitely have faced the language barrier at some or the other point of communication through Skype’s IM Feature. This is where we need the Clownfish plugin of Skype. This plugin attempts to last mitigate or even remove the language barrier by offering automatic language translation of about 50 languages.
This plugin works fantastically and when you type and send your message in the text box, Clownfish automatically translates it in the recipient’s window according to the native language of the recipient.
Clownfish for Windows also includes some more features like the ability to encrypt messages, record calls, change voice for particular calls and to play background music.
Clownfish plugin is free to download and is available from the official website of Clownfish or from the Skype App Directory.
As the name itself signifies this plugin helps the user to record the Skype video and audio calls in high quality. This plugin not just allow recording but also to edit and share those recordings with world. If you want to use Skype for recording and sharing the podcasts with people worldwide, VodBurner is the best option for you.
The editing options in Vodburner include the trimming the video from specific portions. You can add the text captions, external video/audio clips, add background music and choose who is onscreen at any point. If both the parties have Vodburner, you can use it for free but if the receiver doesn’t have it, you have to buy the paid version.
This is an online whiteboard which can be used by many users simultaneously. In short it is a multi-user plugin which enable the users to share the drawings, notes and sketches with innumerable participants. This plugin also allow the user to open multiple pages at a time. This plugin is best used by the online tutors conducting online virtual meetings.
Non commercial version is available for free but if you want to use it for your business purpose, you have to buy the licensed and paid version.
This is a wonderful Messenger for Skype users. Along with the call making and recording facilities, this Messenger also provides some funny facial distortions, emoticons, funny video and audio effects etc. Video sharing is also a great feature of Messenger plus for Skype.
Tip of the day: Use Skype as Alternative of Conference Calling Companies.
Skype is already a great and one of the most widely used online video call and voice call service but these plugins make it yet more special.