A skype file extension is related to the Skype video chat and instant messaging software for Windows, Mac and other platforms.

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Software that open skype file

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SKYPE file extension - Skype data

What is skype file? How to open skype files?

File type specification:

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The skype file extension is associated with the Skype a video conferencing tool and instant messaging client for Microsoft Windows, OS X (macOS) and other operating systems.

The skype file stores some kind of data used by Skype.

MIME types:

The default software associated to open skype file:

Skype icon

Skype Limited logoSkype  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Skype Limited

Skype is a popular application that offers users free voice and video calls over internet. As of 2010 Skype had 663 millions users.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .skype file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .skype file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open skype file, edit skype file, convert skype file, view skype file, play skype file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with skype file - Skype data

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use skype file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open skype file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):

Google Android:

Windows Phone / Windows 10 Mobile:

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