Is there an app or plugin for Skype to record a conversation?
Or can you use an audio application like Sonar or Sony Vegas Studio to do this?
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I use MP3 Skype Recorder.
The MP3 files can be edited using Audacity.
You can use Audacity, and select the "Wave Out Mix" for the audio input. This should record your Skype call.
Call Graph, which is also free, works fine, and it even saves a dual-channel recording if you set recording as stereo (wave or mp3).
Then, you can split and then edit, save or just hear separately each of the channel (ideal for an interview and other purposes where the two voices may overlap and need to be separated) if you open it in Audacity and then split the stereo track.
Another program worth mentioning that does Skype recording is vEmotion. The program also works for other VoIP clients and provides music sharing, text-to-speech, voice emotion functions beside recording.
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My Screen Recorder is one of the many programs that can record audio. You can also use it to record video should you do a video call or share desktops.
You can use PrettyMay Call Recorder for Skype
From How to Record Skype Conversations, here are the free products:
PowerGramo Free version is a good option if the Skype conversation involves only two persons. The Skype call can be of any duration and will be recorded in the OGG or WAV format. The pro version supports Multiple-call people conference recording. PowerGramo will work on older versions of Skype include Skype 1.1 [Free/$19.95]
PrettyMay is another voice recording add-on popular among Skype users. PrettyMay is absolutely free though the maximum recording time is limited to 30 minutes. PrettyMay can record both Skype incoming calls and outgoing calls in either .wav or .mp3 audio formats. [Free]
This PDF document titled has instructions to building your own Skype recording studio using Windows Sound Recorder and Virtual Audio Cable, a Windows WDM multimedia driver. The author uses this to record Podcasts using Skype. You can also use this approach with Audacity or Adobe Audition for recording and editing the quality of voice. VAC needs no audio card; it is a "virtual audio card" itself. You need two instances of Skype running on the same computer.
One more Skype recorder which automatically stores you Skype history in email folders - http://skype2email.com
Skype2email is a commercial program with a 14 days free trial.
Disclaimer: I worked on this program.
There's also G-Recorder plugin for Skype:
Disclaimer: I'm a co-author of G-Recorder
There is another program that performs this task for free, Free Video Call Recorder for Skype http://dvdvideosoft.com/products/dvd/Free-Video-Call-Recorder-for-Skype.htm
Lots of free skype recorders are available,such as ifree call recorder. Also some video skype recorder if you want, Evaer skype video recorder, IMcapture etc.