Best Way To Record Skype Video Call Via Applications

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I have been working with a new start up and a few days back I was on a Skype interview with the head of department. Right after the interview, I realized that recording the conversation would have fetched me data for future projects. This led me to wonder the best ways to record Skype video calls.

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Best Way To Record Skype Video Call Via Applications


After the successful Launch of Skype in 2003, the popularity of the same rose. Often, it becomes extremely necessary to record certain calls. They can be either conference or interview calls. There are various applications in the market that enable Skype call or video recordings but what majority of the people are struggling with, are quality of these calls. Here are some applications for end users like Mac, Windows and Linux with best quality applications.


Ecamm call recorder is an application that allows easy recording facility of Skype calls. The recordings are high quality, HD videos. If you are a Mac user, this option is paramount for you. Moreover, it enables podcasts. However, call recording is not free of cost.


This application is essentially for Windows. For easy and swift call and video recording, Pamela is best suited. Pamela has a default option wherein it poses a question to the user whether the user would like to call with recording. The upgraded version of Pamela that is Pamela 4.8 allows starting a recording just by clicking on the red colored icon (webcam) and the user may end the recording on the completion of the task.

iii. EVAER:

Coming to Linux operating system, Evaer is an application that facilitates Skype call or video recording with an additional option of pause. It permits one sided and two sided recordings.

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Best Way To Record Skype Video Call Via Applications


If you want to record your Skype video calls, you can use ManyCam. The application is available in three versions: free, standard, and studio. For a simple recording, you can download the free version. For Microsoft Windows, the latest version at the moment supports Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10. It requires Intel Core i3 or faster processor and 2 GB RAM.

For Macintosh, it supports OS X 10.10 Yosemite, 10.11 El Capitan, 10.12 Sierra, and 10.13 High Sierra. Before you start recording, you need to configure the recording settings first. To do this, start ManyCam then go to “Settings” then “Recordings”. Configure the recording settings according to your preference.

Now, to start recording your Skype video calls, first, start ManyCam then make sure you can see the image being captured by your camera. If you don’t see it, go to “Settings” again and make sure your webcam is selected. When this is fixed, press the record button on ManyCam to start recording. On the left, there will be a timer showing the current length of the recording.

Start Skype then begin your video call. And that’s it. When you are finished, just click the “Stop recording” button to end your session. Now, to locate your recorded videos, open Windows Explorer then go to “C:\Users\[username]\Videos\ManyCam”. For Macintosh, you will find it in “/Users/[username]/Movies/ManyCam”.

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