Figure 6-5. Easy to download, easy to install
You may not be able to read the small print above the banner, but Skype supports four client platforms:
Part of the Skype philosophy seeks to make product use so simple that everyone can do it. Their community forum members often brag about signing up parents and grandparents who can barely turn on their computer but become Skype addicts themselves. Figure 6-6 illustrates that approach as Skype provides installation instruction and system requirements on the download page.
Figure 6-6. Clear, jargon-free instructions relax new users
If you don’t want Windows software, look to the vertical menu down the left side: all other client software downloads can be started with one click. Skype names the installation file
SkypeSetup.exe so there’s no confusion about which
Setup.exe file on the computer (many people have a bunch of them) to run.
SkypeSetup.exe file runs, it will go through the normal Windows installation routine. You must choose your language (Skype supports many), accept the license agreement, and choose the ...