Top 10 Skype Video and Audio Call Recorder for Windows/Mac

Last updated on November 23, 2019 by Bryan

Skype is definitely one of the best method to talk to people, even if they are far away. This is possible with the help of the internet and Skype’s advanced messaging protocols. Using Skype, people can chat, call, and even have a face to face conversation using a webcam. The good thing about Skype is that it automatically adjusts its settings, if the quality of the internet network in the area is poor. That is the reason why it is recommended to have a stable network first, to have a clear conversation with the other party. Aside from personal conversations, Skype can also be used for business meetings with clients who are far away. This is a practical way to save resources instead of traveling a long distance. To get the most out of each conversation and meetings on Skype, you can always choose to record and watch them later. On that note, we listed down some of the best Skype recorder that can record videos and audio calls. Read on to learn more information about each tool.

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AceThinker Sceen Grabber Pro

First on the list is AceThinker Screen Grabber Pro. This is a multi-purpose desktop recorder capable of recording desktop activities with audio. In this sense, Screen Grabber Pro is the best Skype video recorder that you can use. The thing about Screen Grabber Pro is that it allows the user to make real-time annotations, which will show on the video later on. Additionally, the tool is also capable of taking clear screenshots of the Skype video chat. Aside from that, you can also use the tool to record the entire conversation in audio format using the “Audio Only” feature of the tool.

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Step1 Launch AceThinker Screen Grabber Pro

Download the installer of Screen Grabber Pro and then launch it on the PC. After that, the main interface of the tool will appear.

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Step2 Choose the recording mode and start recording

Launch Skype, and then start the video chat. From the main interface of Screen Grabber Pro, click the “Record” button and then select the recording mode that you want. “Full-screen” covers the entire screen area, while the “Region” mode only covers a specific part of the screen. After selecting the recording mode, the three second countdown will begin and the recording toolbar will appear.


Step3 Add annotations and save the recording

While recording is in progress, you can click the “Pen” icon and then add annotations to the video. Once done with the Skype video chat, end the recording by hitting the “Stop” button and the video will be then saved on the PC. The video will be then added to the “Recording List” panel of Screen Grabber Pro. To watch the video, select it and then right-click and click “Preview.”

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TalkHelper Call Recorder

TalkHelper Call Recorder for Skype is one of the best free Skype recorder exclusively built for Skype. Unlike conventional Skype recorders, the tool is an add-on utility application, which means that it needs to be added directly to the Skype application itself. The good thing about TalkHelper Call Recorder for Skype is that it always supports the latest version of Skype. TalkHelper Call Recorder for Skype can save and organize voice recordings, and messages on your hard-disk for easy access. The best thing about this tool is that it can automatically record the entire Skype conversation, regardless if it’s in a window or full-screen modes. Additionally, the tool can record voice messages and save them in MP3 or WAV formats.

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iFree Skype Recorder

Unlike the two previous tools, iFree Skype Recorder cannot record Skype video chat but can record clear Skype voice calls. The tool is an independent application, which means it is not directly affiliated with Skype. The tool can record Skype calls manually or automatically, depending on your preference. However, the best thing about this app is that it can record Skype calls without any limitations, and is free. Aside from Skype, the tool is also compatible with other platforms like Facebook, Google Hangouts, and Teams. In general, iFree Skype Recorder is a tool to have if you prefer recording Skype calls.

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Pamela for Skype

Pamela for Skype is another independent application used to record video chats on Skype. Similar to other Skype recorders, Pamela for Skype provides various benefits, like unlimited voice and video recording. The tool also has a Skype call scheduler for those who are expecting a Skype video call but forgets to turn on the recorder. This is essential for those who are always in a hurry, which makes this tool very desirable. Aside from the said features, it is also equipped with an auto chat reply option, which is similar to a voicemail but in text. All these and more are available within Pamela for Skype, which makes it one of the best Skype recording software out there.

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Evaer Skype Video Recorder

Evaer Skype Video Recorder can be considered as one of the best way to record Skype video calls. The tool provides unlimited and uninterrupted video chat recording, which can be saved in either MP4 or MKV formats. Aside from that, the tool can directly save the recordings on your hard disk to keep them organized. Evaer Skype Video Recorder is also a smart tool because it can automatically detect the screen size of the Skype window. Also, you can choose the resolution of the video from the available presets on the tool, which includes 720p and 1080p. Overall, Evaer Skype Video Recorder is fitted to be in this list and a tool that is a must-try.

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PrettyMay Call Recorder

Prettymay Call Recorder definitely fits the bill as one of the best free Skype voice call recorders. PrettyMay Call Recorder is another Skype add-on that records voice chat. It can save the recorded audio in MP3 format and in high-quality at that. However, the tool is not capable of recording video chat because it is exclusive for voice calls. You can also set a Skype answering machine using this tool. PrettyMay Call Recorder can also play recorded music in the background while a conversation is taking place. Aside from that, the tool is available in several languages like Chinese, Finnish, English, and Russian, to ensure that users from various countries will benefit from it. Truly a means to reckon with, PrettyMay Call Recorder for Skype will make every Skype call fun and enjoyable.

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MP3 Skype Recorder

MP3 Skype Recorder is a third-party application that is used to record Skype calls in MP3 format. The tool is not capable of recording videos but makes up for it, by providing clear audio recordings. The tool is so lightweight, that it does not appear on the desktop, but is located at the system tray instead. It stays there and monitors every Skype activity of the PC and then provides options to record a call each time. Users can also record continuous Skype calls and save each part individually. The tool is free for personal use with all the essential features above. However, there is also a pro version for those who want more features. One feature under the pro version is the multiple window recording, which works perfectly for meetings and conference.

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Amolto Call Recorder

Amolto Call Recorder is a useful Skype recorder because it supports both audio and video chat recording. However, voice chat recording is not available on the basic version which leaves primary users the option to record only Skype calls. On the other hand, the Skype call recorder saves files in MP3 format and in high-quality. Also, the basic version is free to download for personal use, while the premium version costs $29.99. The price is steep, to be honest, that is why Amolto Call Recorder has a ten-day trial period to help users decide if they want to pay for the added features under the premium version.


Vodburner Skype Video Recorder

Vodburner Skype Video Recorder is perfect for those who like to edit their videos after every Skype video chat. This is because Vodburner Skype Video Recorder is the only one on the list with post-editing features. In the past, the tool supported both Skype on Windows and Mac. The tool allows users to add texts and subtitles to the video chat. Also, it records audio and video without losing quality, which means that you get fresh and live reactions on every recording. The tool can record without limitations, which is perfect for continuous Skype calls and video chat. In essence, Vodburner Skype Video Recorder is the one tool that you can go to if you prefer editing the video first before sharing it with others.

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Ecamm Call Recorder

Lastly we have Ecamm Call Recorder for Mac devices. This tool is a pretty convenient Mac Skype recorder, because it opens automatically whenever Skype launches. This is perfect for those who often forget that they need to record the conversation on Skype. Additionally, the tool is lightweight and does not consume too much disk space on the Mac device. Ecamm Call Recorder saves the files altogether in a single folder to keep them organized and in small file sizes. This will ensure that the Mac device won’t slow down due to the heavy disk space consumption of normal videos. Overall, Ecamm Call Recorder is the top choice for Mac Skype recorders if you are a Mac user.

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Skype, over the years has proven to be a really helpful software to millions of people around the world. As a messaging software, you can’t ask for more with Skype, except that it lacks the video call recorder feature at first. That is the reason why it is important to have the right Skype recording tool for you. With the list of tools mentioned above, not only do you get value for your money, but sure that you get clear videos and audio every time, especially if you are using AceThinker Screen Grabber Pro.

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Top 10 Skype Video and Audio Call Recorder for Windows/Mac

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