How to Record Skype Calls on PC

  1. Record Skype Calls Using the Skype Built-In Recorder
  • Ensure your computer is using the latest version of Skype (Version 8) to be able to record your Skype calls. If your version is not recent, you have nothing to worry about. All you should do is to follow the steps below to download and install the latest version of Skype.
  • Using your preferred browser, head to https://www.skype.com/en/get-skype/.
  • Click on the “Get Skype for “button and then select your operating system to start the download.
  • Install the new Skype version by double-clicking on the downloaded file and then follow the on-screen instruction.

If you’re running Windows 10, check-in the Microsoft store for updates to get the latest version. After that, follow the steps below.

  • Click on the three dots “
  • In the menu, click on the “Downloads and Updates” option.
  • Then select on the get “Updates” button to have a new version of Skype downloaded into your computer.
  • On your desktop screen, click or double-click on the Skype app icon. If you’re already logged in, doing so will open your Skype account home page. If not yet, enter your email associated with the Skype account and enter the correct password when prompted to proceed to your main account page.
  • After doing that, search for the person you want to talk to from the list of people located on the left pane. Alternatively, you can search for their contacts.
  • Once you’ve got the contact on your list of contacts, you can then click on either the phone-shaped icon or click on the video camera icon to make a video call.
  • Once you’ve started a call, locate this icon at the bottom-right corner of the call window and click on it. By doing that, you should see a pop-up menu appear on the screen.
  • In the pop-up menu, click on the “Start Recording”. Doing so will prompt Skype to begin recording your call.
  • When you’re through with the call, click on the “Stop recording” and wait for the “Finalizing your recording…” notification to disappear before you can stop the call.
  • Click on the white phone icon with the red background at the lower part of the window to End the call. If you forgot to stop recording, Skype would stop recording when you end the call.
  • Click on the recording in the chat section to review your recording. It’s important to understand that everyone in the chat will record videos in the chat section, and they can click on the video to play it as much as they would wish.

After recording your call, Skype will keep the recorded call in the cloud and make it accessible through the chat section for 30 days before letting it disappear. But before the 30 days are over, you can save your call to your computer using the steps below for how to save recorded calls on Skype.

  • Open the chats for the conversation of the recorded call.
  • Click on the “More” options.
  • Finally, click on the “Save to Downloads” to get the file saved to your Downloads folder. Alternatively, you can select on the “Save as” option to get your recording saved to other locations.

If you’d wish to share the recorded video on Skype, the process is pretty simple. Follow the procedure below to share a recorded Skype call.

  • Open Skype chats section and select the chart you in which your recording was saved.
  • Click on the “More option”.
  • Next, click on the “Forward” option to forward your recorded video.
  • Type in a message and add the contact of the people to share the recording.
  • Finally, click on “Done” when through. And that’s much of it.
  1. Record Skype Calls Using AceThinker Screen Grabber Pro (Third party’s App)
  • Download and install Screen Grabber Pro on your PC using the following steps.
  • From your browser, head to https://acethinker.com/desktop-recorder  to download the application.
  • Double-click or click on the downloaded installer file and follow the on-screen prompts to install the app n your windows.
  • When done with the installation process, run the app to display the interface from where you can get the buttons for recording and modifying the recorded calls.
  • Start your call to be ready to record your conversation.
  • Select the audio source and choose your video output by selecting whether to use regional mode or full-screen mode, and your recording will launch automatically.
  • To edit your recording, click on the pencil-like icon at the bottom of the window to open the annotations toolbar. From the toolbar, you can add shapes, texts, and objects in real-time.
  • To stop your video call recording, click on the “Stop” option from the toolbar, and your recorded call will get saved automatically in your computer.

TIP: This software does not only allow you to record calls on Skype but also allows recording of calls from Viber, Google Hangouts, and ooVoo. Better yet, you can use this application to change your recorded video format to other formats such as Mp4, WMV, MOV, AVI, and much more.

How To Record Skype Calls On Mac

  1. Record Calls On Mac Using The Skype Built-In Recorder
  • Ensure your Mac is running the up to date version of Skype (Version 8) to be able to record your Skype calls. If your version is not recent, you have nothing to worry about. All you should do is to follow the steps below to download and install the latest version of Skype.
  • Using your preferred browser, head to https://www.skype.com/en/get-skype/
  • Click on the “Get Skype for “button and then select your operating system to start the download.
  • Install the new Skype version by double-clicking on the downloaded file and then follow the on-screen instruction.
  • On your desktop screen, double-click on the Skype app icon. If you’re already logged in, doing so will open your Skype account home page. If not yet, enter your email associated with the Skype account and enter the correct password when prompted to proceed to your main account page.
  • Search for the person you want to talk to from the list of people located on the left pane. Alternatively, you can search for their contacts.
  • Once you’ve got the contact on your list of contacts, you can then click on either the phone-shaped icon or click on the video camera icon to make a video call.
  • Once you’ve started a call, locate this icon at the bottom-right corner of the call window and click on it. By doing that, a pop-up menu will appear on the screen.
  • In the pop-up menu, click on the “Start Recording.” Doing so will prompt Skype to begin recording your call. If you’d wish to pause the capture at any time, press on “ 1” from your keyboard. You can also press on 2”
  • When you’re through with the call, click on the “Stop recording” and wait for the “Finalizing your recording…” notification to disappear before you can stop the call.
  • Click on the white phone icon with the red background at the lower part of the window to End the call. If you forgot to stop recording, Skype would stop recording when you hang up the call. Your recorded video will get saved in the cloud for 30 days, during which you can access your video from the chat conversation where it got saved.
  • Click on the recording to review your recorded call to review it before you can save the video.  To save your video, press on the “Ctrl + Click” keys on the keyboard and then click on the “Save to…” then choose Downloads.

Alternatively, you can save your recorded call to your computer using the steps below for how to save recorded calls on Skype.

  • Open the chats for the conversation of the recorded call
  • Click on the “More options.
  • And finally, click on the “Save to Downloads” to get the file saved to your Downloads folder. Alternatively, you can select on the “Save as” option to get your recording saved to other locations.

If you’d wish to share the recorded video on Skype, the process is pretty simple. Follow the procedure below to share a recorded Skype call.

  • Open Skype chats section and select the chart you in which your recording was saved
  • Click on the “More” Option.
  • Lastly, click on the “Forward” option to share your recorded video.
  • Type in a message and add the  contact of the people to share  the recording
  • Finally, click on “Done” when through. And that’s much of it.
  1. Record Skype Calls On Mac Using Third Party’s App (Movavi Skype Recorder)
  • Download Movavi Skype recorder for your Mac by clicking on the hyperlink provided, and when the application program is completed, click on the downloaded file to install the application program.
  • Launch your Skype application to get ready for video recording and open the Movavi app.
  • Hover the mouse over the Skype video window and click once.  Later, you can just the target area to capture.
  • Ensure your system microphone and audio are enabled and highlighted in green. This ensures that your receiver’s voice and yours are recorded.  After that, enlarge the menu above your microphone and choose a suitable device to use for recording
  • To start recording, click on the “REC” on your screen interface to begin capturing your video.  As you continue recording your conversation, you can press “ 1” to pause your capture and 2” to stop your recording. Other than that, this app allows you to edit and trim your recorded video through the following.
  • Position the pointer at the cursor at the beginning of the segment that you want to delete on the timeline and click on the scissors icon. Use the same step to mark the end of the section that you want to be removed and get your video trimmed.
  • Next, select the separate timeline and click on the trash icon to discard the segments.
  • Finally, click on the “Save as” button. By doing that, a new export window will open.
  • From the export window, select one of the file formats in which you want to save your recorded video.
  • Finally, tap on the “Save” button, and your recorded video will be ready for viewing.

TIP: You can use this app to change your recorded video from MKV to other formats such as MP4, AVI, MP3, and MOV.

How to Record Skype Calls Using iPad, iPhone & Android

  • Locate the Skype app icon on your home screen and tap on it to get it launched. If you’re already logged in, doing so will open your Skype account home page. If not yet, enter your email associated with the Skype account or username and enter the correct password when prompted to proceed to your main account page.
  • Choose a contact to make a video call to and then tap on either the phone-shaped icon for “Call” or tap on the video-camera-shaped icon for “Video call” to start your video call.
  • Once you’ve started a call, locate this icon at the bottom-center of the screen and tap on it. By doing that, you should see a pop-up menu appear on the screen.
  • In the pop-up menu, tap on this  Start recording button to prompt Skype to begin recording your Skype video call. By doing that, a burner will appear on your call, notifying other parties that you’re recording the conversation.
  • When you’re through with recording the call, click on the “Stop recording” option on the top-right corner and wait for the “Finalizing your recording…” notification to disappear before you can stop the call.
  • Tap on the white phone icon with the red background at the lower-right corner to End the call on Android phones and “X” on iPhones and iPad. If you forgot to stop recording, Skype would stop recording when you end the call.
  • Review your recording by opening the chat in which it was recorded and tap on it to play. It’s important to note that every person involved in the chart will see the recording it chat section. After that, your recorded call will be in the cloud for 30 days before getting deleted by Skype. If you’d wish to save your recorded video, follow the steps below.
  • Tap on your call recording and hold for a little while. By doing that, a pop-up menu will appear on the screen.
  • In the menu that appears, tap on the “Save” option, and your recording will get saved directly to your device.

If you’d wish to share your recordings with other Skype users, follow the following easy steps.

  • Tap and hold on your call recording.
  • After that, select “Forward”.
  • In the forward message, include a message and the contacts of the people you want to share with and then tap on the “Send” option, and your call recording will get forwarded.

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