Skype Recorder

Skype Recorder

Download Editors' Rating:
2
Mediocre
Average User Rating:
1.9
out of 36 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    14.0
  • Total Downloads:
    437,509
  • Date Added:
    October 21, 2013
  • File Size:
    10.3MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,206
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

Editors' Review

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Skype Recorder is, as you would expect, an audio recording application that can record and play back any Skype call. Despite the name, Skype Recorder can also work with most other VoIP based apps such as AIM, ICQ, MSN, and so on. Skype Recorder installs without a hitch, but .NET Framework needs to be in place.

The Skype Recorder interface is pretty basic (and not very attractive). There are three buttons to record, pause and stop recording. There's a section of the interface for setting the function hot key for these capabilities, as well. Finally, you have three options for automatically recording calls, playing back the audio automatically after recording and saving, and minimizing Skype Recorder. There's also a nag for upgrading to the paid application, which will cost you $24.95. If you want to use the free version you still need to register and get a registration code, providing payment information in advance, and then cancel if you don't want the full version.

Skype Recorder did record calls off Skype and ICQ in our tests, and the quality was quite good (although there were some compression artifacts when the calls got busy), but having to pay in advance is annoying (and not very well disclosed when you sign up). There are other apps that do the same thing, for less.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Skype Recorder 13.0.

 
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User Reviews
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Results 1-10 of 36

  • 2 stars

    "Not worth money - there are better choices."

    October 25, 2012   |   By ZeroX668

    Version: Skype Recorder 13.0

    Pros

    easy - this is only pro

    Cons

    Almost everything :(

    Summary

    There are better softs than this. I downloaded this and when it came to pay choosed other software. 24.95 is a lotof money for so small app. For 29.95 i bought action! software that records not only audio but also video!

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  • 1 stars

    "$24.95 for installation on only one computer!!!"

    August 01, 2012   |   By doctorphil47

    Version: Skype Recorder 13.0

    Pros

    Not worth $24.95 fee that is charged after the trial period.

    Cons

    Sneaks in the fee after the trial period period and it was hidden in the agreement. .

    Summary

    Save your money

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  • 4 stars

    "It doesn't work for my Skype"

    February 19, 2012   |   By Alison-J

    Version: Skype Recorder 11.0

    Pros

    A nice try.

    Cons

    I don't where it is wrong, but I didn't make sense of how it can work. I like to share my tool with you, AthTek Skype Recorder, http://www.skype-record.com There's a lot of good review about it. :)

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  • 1 stars

    "Software won't even open!"

    December 28, 2011   |   By armymrs

    Version: Skype Recorder 11.0

    Pros

    There are none!

    Cons

    Can't even use the software, it crashes upon trying to open it.

    Summary

    Why is this even on the Cnet site? It's total garbage and isn't even a program!

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  • 1 stars

    "It didn't work!"

    December 15, 2011   |   By chalmers_morris14

    Version: Skype Recorder 11.0

    Pros

    A good idea.

    Cons

    It didn't work.

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  • 1 stars

    "Product is good but the download process is terrible"

    April 14, 2011   |   By pklingelhofer

    Version: Skype Recorder 10.0

    Pros

    Not sure about the pros. In theory it's probably good.

    Cons

    I have downloaded this "update" probably 20 times and CNET Techtracker constantly shows my version to be out-of-date. Something is wrong here,

    Summary

    I question whether this update download works for this particular product.

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  • 2 stars

    "I was un-aware it cost $$"

    February 26, 2011   |   By SCD

    Version: Skype Recorder 10.0

    Pros

    Nice product but don't care to buy it.

    Cons

    Cost money

    Summary

    Got it, deleted it when it cost.

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  • 3 stars

    "Does what it is supposed to do ."

    February 23, 2011   |   By Rustooka

    Version: Skype Recorder 10.0

    Pros

    clear and easy to use.

    Cons

    should be on the same screen as call screen.

    Summary

    It is a nice novelty for free but I wouldn't pay to continue having it.

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  • 1 stars

    "Don't bother downloading it"

    February 22, 2011   |   By nmsht

    Version: Skype Recorder 10.0

    Pros

    Nothing Nothing

    Cons

    Doesn't even work

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  • 1 stars

    "Shut the call of before 1 minute"

    February 18, 2011   |   By kingmarku

    Version: Skype Recorder 10.0

    Pros

    the voice quality was as good as the live Skype

    Cons

    it shut the Skype call off before one minute

    Summary

    If you need to record a conversation with this, better make sure it is a short one

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 14.0
    Version 14.0 improves Voice compression functionality.
    General
    Publisher Golenfound Software
    Publisher web site http://www.dvdwindow.com/msn
    Release Date October 21, 2013
    Date Added October 21, 2013
    Version 14.0
    Category
    Category Communications
    Subcategory Web Phones & VoIP Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 10.3MB
    File Name skyperecorder14.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 437,509
    Downloads Last Week 1,206
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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