Connecting with people all around the planet has never been easier. There are several methods to make a call from your PC namely, Google Talk, MSN Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, Skype, PC-2-P2hone, MagicJack, Net2Phone, iConnectHere and so on.
Google Talk is a free online application through which you can communicate with your friends, family or client via voice calls and instant messages. This is possible due to Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) that permits the transmission of voice through the Internet to the intended recipient.
MSN Messenger and Yahoo Messenger both have similar functions and are capable to perform high-quality voice calls from computer to computer. All you need to do is install them and make a compatible headset or microphones and speakers.
Skype is a limitless software that allows you to perform voice calls on the Internet. It is almost similar to say, Yahoo Messenger. With Skype, you can make conference calls and look at the recipient through your webcam in the comfort of your own place of work. Besides that, you can also make voice calls to mobile phones or landlines at simply no charge. Skype, a multi-language software, caters for people at all corners of the world. It is popular and reliable due to its high-quality voice calls and extreme user friendliness
PC-2-Phone from Phone Card Central is another software alternative capable of making calls through the Internet to another computer, as well as to landlines. It is a very simple personal computer telephone available as a self-extracting setup file. Calls made from computer to computer is free of charge, while calls made from a computer to a normal phone incurs a small charge but still cheaper than calls made with telephone lines.
Alternatively, simply plug any household phone into the MagicJack and into a USB port on your computer. Once this is done, you are now ready to make and receive calls to any part of the planet. Although you need to get a MagicJack beforehand, the truth is that you can perform most calls for free makes it a viable option.
Net2Phone is one of the pioneers of Internet communication with years of experience in serving the worldwide community under its belt. You will get to make unlimited calls to the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico for as low as $24 per month! It boasts of low international call rates to more than 250 places. It comes with 13 free features including VoiceMail, Call Waiting and Caller ID. You get to keep your existing phone number and no activation fee is required. There is an online account centre through which you can manage your account anywhere and anytime as long as you have an Internet service.