Guide for Using Skype for Content Creators Functionality

We all know about the term Skype, it’s a part of the Microsoft. Generally, Skype is created for those who want to do things together, whenever someone is far from you. However, Skype’s text, voice, and video make it very simple to share some experiences with the people that matter a lot to you, no matter where they are.

By realizing the popularity of podcasts, Microsoft has approaches with some more unique experiences for making the Skype more appealing to the content creators. Recently, the company has turned out the Skype for Content Creators; it’s the newest model of Skype which is designed to open new interactive possibilities for all the users all over the world. Content Creator Mode includes foremost digital broadcasters, streamers, and vloggers; it can use the platform for recording the videos, podcasts and also live streaming calls without having to invest some expensive studio equipment.

As it is already known, Podcasts are perfect instruments for telling the story and its characteristics makes it so much appealing. However, the Skype for Content Creators directly works within NewTek NDI enabled software and it is available for Windows and Mac users in Skype v8.

Below we provide few simple steps to enable Skype for Content Creator Mode, but if you follow these steps in ascending order, then it will save your much time and takes fewer efforts. The steps are discussed below.

Steps to Enable Skype for Content Creators Mode

  1. Open ‘Skype Application.’
  2. Select ‘More Menu’ option.
  3. Choose ‘Settings.’
  4. Under Settings, locate the ‘Calling’ option.
  5. Then, select ‘Advanced.’
  6. In ‘Advanced’ setting, search for ‘Allow NDI usage’ option.
  7. Now, switch and turn it ‘On’ to enable NDI usage.

The NDI refers to the Network Device Interface; it is the world’s leading software-driven IP video technology. When it enabled, then it will allow compatible system devices and applications to easily connect and communicate over the IP to share some video, audio, and data. While getting started with the NDI, it is almost equivalent to adding some connected devices to your network at home or in the offices.

Additionally, the cost of changing it to the NewTek NDI doesn’t require any heavy investment in the expensive facility upgrades, some new network infrastructure or proprietary hardware.

Always remember that you might find Skype Content Creators mode being turned off until you have enabled it permanently from the settings. But you don’t need to worry about it, Microsoft intentionally turns Skype content creators mode off when the users restart Skype. Moreover, if you disabled it after a call, the setting will remain the same, till next time you use the feature.

Mathew Anderson is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at

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