I am looking for an open-source way to generate an audio record of Skype conference calls under OSX 10.5 or higher.

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You can use Soundflower to pass audio from the Skype call to Garageband. Fairly easy and all free/open source


Rogue Amoeba (creators of LineIn) makes other audio utilities such as Audio Hijack Pro. This would also solve this problem.

  • Sounds really nice, but it ain't open source and the limitation seems to be it will record audio in good quality only for the first 10 minutes. – cregox May 25 '11 at 13:16
  • @Cawas Since the user accepted an answer that required the commercial, closed source GarageBand, I didn't see an issue with that. – Daniel Beck May 25 '11 at 13:33
  • Personally, I don't see any issue with a good solution... But GarageBand comes by default on mac. At least on mine it did. Probably by opensource he meant free, but maybe he meant he wanted to actually see some code. Anyways... Lovely solutions. :P – cregox May 25 '11 at 13:37

There's also G-Recorder plugin for Skype:

  • records Skype calls automatically saves them to your mailbox and/or to disk
  • saves chat history along with call recordings in view of conversations

Disclaimer: I'm a co-author of G-Recorder

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