"Skype is transforming the world on a daily basis. It is one of those programs that is as likely to be used in the middle of nowhere in some third world country as it is in a fortune 500 company. This article will present eleven must have free add-ons for Skype that extend what it can do and enhance it’s user experience.
The add-ons: Clownfish for Skype (multiple functions), Idroo (whiteboard), Multiple Skype Launcher (launcher), Vodburner (video recorder), MP3 Skype Recorder (audio recorder), MAXA Notifier for Skype (notifier), SkyHistory (history log), Skype Translate (translation), Ursa Spell Checker (spellcheck), and SkyRemote (remote desktop access).
- Clownfish for Skype: adds a wide range of text and voice functions to Skype
- Idroo: a shared whiteboard for your thoughts and ideas, within Skype
- Multi Skype Launcher:store and launch multiple Skype accounts quickly and easily
- SkypeAutoAnswer: answer incoming calls automatically
- Vodburner: video record and edit your Skype video calls
- MP3 Skype Recorder: record voice calls to MP3
- MAXA Notifier for Skype: get notified when there’s a change in the status of specific contacts
- SkyHistory: log your instant message chat history
- Skype Translate: real-time translation of incoming and outgoing text messages
- Ursa Spell Checker: real time spellcheck for Skype text chats
- SkyRemote: share your desktop or remote control someone else’s, right from Skype
I've had a Skype account for about 1.9 billion years and until very recently have add all of two people on it and used it rarely. But I think that's about to change so when I saw these cool add-ons I knew I wanted to capture them for future reference (and have already installed the spell checker... ;)