VOIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) based internet calling services are becoming very popular and with 3G and 4G LTE speed it works very fine. The best feature of VOIP and video chats is that they are free or relatively cheaper if you are calling from mobile to mobile and you have to pay only for the Internet.Skype is one of the most popular apps for VOIP and Microsoft Skype owned service has earned critical acclaim due to its efficient and reliable communication medium. Users who uses Skype’s desktop client must be well aware of that the app doesn’t let you sign in with multiple Skype accounts simultaneously which is really very annoying. But now a lightweight Windows app can be your savior as it allows you to run more than one instance of the Skype desktop app. This new Windows app is named as Seaside.
Seaside application enables Windows to execute multiple processes of the Skype app at the same time. If you want to use this app you must have Skype app installed on your PC. Upon installation this tool will be launch minuscule console window automatically and from there you will be able to configure your Skype accounts. If you want to add an account then you have to specify the Account Type (Skype or Microsoft), User Name and Password, and click the Add button. Accounts that are added to Seaside appear in the accounts box at the top. You will be delighted to know that there are no limit on the total number of accounts you may add along with you can mark tge ‘Automatically check for updates’ checkbox at the bottom to let Seaside download the latest version of the tool whenever an update is released.
Seaside app will create two desktop icons upon installation:
- For accessing the app’s configuration console.
- For launching the specified number of Skype instances in the configuration window.
If you want to access configuration window any time then you just have to double-click its shortcut and if you want to run multiple Skype instances as specified in your configuration then you just have to double-click the ‘Seaside Start Multi Skype now’ icon. You can say that Seaside is an excellent freeware app that solves the problem and now you can use two or more Skype accounts on the same computer together. It is working well in Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Release ID: 1217