Want to record Skype calls in Ubuntu? Skype call recorder is a simple easy to use program that can record Skype call automatically and manually as well. The Skype Call Recorder for Linux uses the native Skype API to record calls to wav, mp3, or ogg format. It runs in the system tray and communicates directly with the Skype process. In fact, recording Skype call is very similar to recording streaming audio in Ubuntu.
Skype Call Recorder is an open source tool that allows you to record your Skype calls on Linux. Current features include:
- Record calls to MP3, Ogg Vorbis or WAV files
- Automatic and manual recording
- Configure automatic recording on per-caller basis
- Split stereo recording
- Completely free (free as in free beer)
- Completely free (free as in freedom), released under the GNU GPL
How to use Skype Call Recorder
Before you go on installing Skype Call recorder, I presume that you know how to install Skype in Ubuntu 14.04.
You can start from dash or menu in case you are using other distributions, such as Linux Mint, Elementary OS Freya etc. We’re using Ubuntu in the tutorial.
You can download Skype Call Recorder from the links below:
For 32-bit systems:
For 64-bit systems:
If you are not sure, here is how to find out whether your Linux system is 32 bit or 64 bit. Download above file according to your system architecture and install it simply by opening it with Software center or by using lightweight alternative to Ubuntu Software Center, Gdebi.
If you like to play with Skype, here a clever tip to let you use multiple Skype accounts at the same time in Linux. Also read how to transfer files between Linux and Android phones easily.