Skype also offers additional features like file transfer and the capacity to share your desktop while messaging or voice chatting. Another really interesting feature is Skype’s capacity to establish conference callings between several users.
As for the instant messaging service, this free messaging program includes all the common features you can find in most IM clients. You can create your own user profile with a picture and some basic information. While you chat you are going to receive different kind of alerts (if you configure Skype to do so) like incoming messages, users entering a conversation or leaving it. There are also indicators of other users’ online status and so on and so forth.
Call, download, and talk on the world's best internet phone software. Most importantly, now you can also use Skype to connect with all your friends on MSN and Facebook. Simple start Skype and enter your MSN username and password and voilá all your MSN contacts will be there ready for chat!