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To make a Skype video call, you and the person you are calling will need:
The quality of your video call can be standard, high or HD (high definition). The following table describes the technical differences between various quality levels.
|Video quality||Image resolution (pixels)||Frames per second|
When you make a video call, Skype will automatically determine the quality of video call that your system is capable of supporting. This is determined by many factors, such as the quality of the webcam you and the person you are calling with are using, the speed of the internet connection you both have, and the specification of your computers. You can check your call quality settings at any time, before or during a call.
To make and receive high-quality or HD video calls, you’ll need a high-quality or HD webcam, as well as a high-speed broadband connection. Your computer will also need to meet the following hardware requirements.
|CPU||1 GHz||At least 1.8 GHz|
|Graphics card||32 MB||At least 64 MB|
|Memory||256 MB||At least 512 MB|