10 Best Free Skype Call Recorders (Windows/Mac/Linux)

Skype is a popular tool that allows you to make voice calls over the Internet and is being widely used for recording podcasts, conducting telephonic interviews, conference calls and instant messaging. Skype does not allow you to record the conversation or conference, but you can easily record the Skype calls or conversation using third party tools and can save them in audio files like MP3 or WAV. Below are list of free Skype call recorders that can record audio stream and video stream of Skype.

1) Pamela Call Recorder

It is one of the powerful and fully automatically free skype call recorder available. With Pamela Call Recorder you canstart or stop recording, play emotion Sounds during a call, take Notes and much more. The Skype Plugin allows you to automatically reply to incoming chat message when you are away from the computer. The skype call recorder changes the skype Mood message and whenever a new caller tries to call you during a call he/she gets an automatic message that you can’t take their call at the moment as you are already engaged in other call. The Skype calls recorded can be saved in MP3 or WAV audio file format.

Pamela Call Recorder features:

  • Free Skype Call Recording (15 minute per Skype call).
  • Take notes during a call or add them later
  • Automatic call recording (Inbound, Outbound or both)
  • Disable call recording warnings
  • Automatic Skype chat reply while you are away
  • Records in MP3 and WAV format

Download – Pamela Free Skype Call Recorder

2) MP3 Skype Recorder

MP3 Skype Recorder is a free skype call recording tool that allows you to record P2P (call from computer to the computer) as well as calls to or from landlines and mobiles. As soon as you login to Skype Client and launch MP3 Skype Recorder, the tool will connect with Skype client to monitor Skype activity. You can easily start and end recordings when you are making or answering a call with it. To extract the sound stream from Skype, the program uses LAME MP3 encoder and a local port on PC. This free Skype call recorder works with Windows XP/Vista with .Net Framework 2.0 or later.

This ultimate free skype recording software records all your Skype conversations along with conferences and creates the recorded conversation in MP3 file format. The tool can record P2P Skype calls and SkypeOut calls as well as calls to Skype Online number. The program sits in the system tray and monitors skype calls. It starts recording automatically when you begin conversation. It can record several calls simultaneously (one active with others on hold).

Main features of MP3 Skype Recorder:

  • It’s absolutely free with no limits attached.
  • Automatic or manual recording capabilities.
  • Compact format of stored records (mp3 files).
  • May be used to record P2P, SkypeOut calls and calls made to Online number .
  • Capable to track simultaneous calls and to save them separately.
  • Record Skype Conference calls.

Download – Free MP3 Skype Recorder

3) Call Graph recording plugin for SkypeCall Graph recording plugin for Skype helps inrecording Skype to Skype, SkypeIn, SkypeOut, Conference calls, recording podcasts and phone interviews. As soon as you login to Skype Tool and launch Call Graph, the tool will connect with Skype client to record the conversations in an mp3 or wav format. To get the recorded Skype conversation files navigate to My Documents\My Call Graphs folder. Its web 2.0 style advanced user interface has inbuilt Flash player for playback Skype recording having tagging, search, sort, filter capabilities. You can also add time coded notes to the recording as well.

Free version of Call Graph is supported via advertisements with no time limit or restrictions. To get the Ad free Premier version you need to shell out $12 per year or a $25 one time fee.

Download – Callgraph recording plugin for Skype

4) MX Skype Recorder

The tool tightly integrates with Skype, Google talk, Yahoo Messenger and other VOIP applications, to record voice conversations and can work in automatic mode as well as in manual mode.

The Skype audio recordings (can record conversations either in “single” or “dual” audio track) are automatically compressed in and can be saved in mp3 format and wav PCM format. MX Skype Recorder work with PC-to-PC, PC-to-phone as well as skypecast conversations.

Download – MX Skype Recorder to record PC-to-PC, PC-to-phone as well as skypecast conversations

5) Ecamm Call Recorder

It record Skype calls, Skype Video and podcast interviews on your Mac machine. The Skype plugin helps you in converting audio or video calls into QuickTime movies and MP3 file format.

Notes can be added against the recorded skype conversations. You can get the skype audio and video recorder for USD$12.95

Download – Ecamm Call Recorder to record Skype calls and Podcast Interview

6) Skype Call Recorder

Skype Call Recorder is one of the best open source software for recording unlimited Skype calls in Linux OS. The Skype calls can be recorded and saved to MP3, Ogg Vorbis or WAV files format.

Both automatic and manual recording options are available. Being open source tool and released under the GNU GPL the skype recording tool is completely free.

Download – Skype Call Recorder for Linux

7) Hot Recorder

HotRecorder is a VoIP based tool that lets you record Skype conversations automatically online. It works with Skype 3.0, Google Talk, AIM, Net2Phone, Yahoo Messenger, FireFlyand many other VoIP applications. Skype recordings or any other recordings can be converted into MP3, WAV or OGGfiles. The tool also allows you to add humorous sounds to your online conversations via emotisounds.

The trial version of HotRecorder for VoIP is limited to two minutes of recording. Full version of Hot Recorder is available for $14.95USD. For more details visit Hot Recorder. (Windows Only).

8) PrettyMay Call Recorder for Skype

It is yet another powerful Skype plugin, which allows you to record skype calls and conference calls and save them as MP3 or WAV files in a separate channel. Basic version of PrettyMay is available for free.

Full professional version of Hot Recorder is available for $24.59USD with which you can record single skype conversation for not more than 15 minutes. (Windows Only).

Download – PrettyMay Call Recorder for Skype

9) Skylook

Skylook is an extension to Microsoft Outlook that installs a Skype toolbar in Outlook allowing you to place Skype calls (PC-to-PC calls, voicemail, instant messages and SMS) to your Outlook contacts and record Skype calls as MP3.

Recorded Skype conversations can be saved easily like your other email messages. Skylook 1.5 basic version is free with no time limit. (Windows Only).

Download – Skylook to record Skype calls for free

10) Supertinin Webcam Recorder

It is a powerful Skype Video Call Recorder that lets you record both audio and video streams of the Skype conversation. Supertintin records by capturing original media data while making sure there is no data loss.

Download – Supertinin Skype Video Call Recorder

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