How to Record Skype Calls on Your iPad

It’s easy to record Skpye calls if you are using it in your iPad. Though their are many tools available to record Skpye calls but here I’ll cover three very popular FREE apps that will help you record Skype calls on your iPad. But lets first introduce Skype.

Skype is a free application that allows you to make phone calls to friends, family, and colleagues using your iPad. You can use the camera on your device to exchange video in addition to the audio feed, or you can run Skype in the background as audio-only while you work on other applications. While you can’t capture the video for a Skype call, it is possible to record the audio. When you use Skype for professional purposes, recording can help you settle future disputes if one party remembers the call differently than the other. If you want to record Skype calls on your iPad, check out the following apps that are easy to use – and all have a free version. Keep in mind that depending on your state’s laws, you may be required to inform someone when you are recording him.

Audio Memos to Record Skype Calls on Your iPad

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Audio Memos must be started manually, so you’ll need to begin recording either right before or after your Skype call begins. To begin recording in Audio Memos just tap one button and it starts capturing your call.

Audio Memos will record your voice and the voice of your Skype caller, provided you don’t have your headphones in – if you wear headphones, it will only capture your end of the conversation.

This app will also pick up background noise in the room, so it’s best to make your Skype call in a relatively quiet room. Once your recording is finished, you can send it via email (up to 3MB) or back it up on your computer. In the free version, large ads run in the middle of the screen.

QuickVoice to Record Skype Calls on Your iPad

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Quick Voice is another manual recording application that will run in the background while you talk on Skype. QuickVoice records your voice, the voice of your caller, and anything else in the surrounding area when you hit the “Record” button – if your headphones are in, it won’t hear your caller’s voice. You can stop or pause your recording with one-tap also, and the program lets you name the recording while it’s still happening with no interruption by tapping the “Title” icon.

Like Audio Memos, you can send your recording via email; QuickVoice lets you send larger files, up to 5MB. Recordings can be renamed, and always display the size and date of the recording. The free version has fairly subtle ads along the top of the screen, while the paid version is ad-free.

ScreenChomp to Record Skype Calls on Your iPad

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ScreenChomp opens up to a white board screen, which lets you easily take notes while you record your Skype call. Skype will run in the background while you work on this application, however if you exit ScreenChomp your recording will automatically pause until you return and start again.

Once you manually begin recording by tapping the red “Rec” button, choose between different highlighter sizes and begin writing on the screen with your finger.

If you make a mistake, you can erase it by tapping the eraser icon. Or, fill up the screen and then clear it with the board clear so you can take more notes. Everything you do on the screen is recorded along with the audio, so you can watch your notes back later while listening to the recording.

The article is written by: David Kendall is a freelance technology writer and his articles appear on various marketing blogs. He contributed this guest post on behalf of you can visit the website for more information on their hosting reviews.

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  1. Cool and Interesting… I am also looking for something similar like this for Nimbuzz and Fring but till now i haven’t found anything… IF you get something realated to my topic please do a review on it or tell via your one more shooting blog post 😀

  2. Until reading it, I actually didn’t know how to record Skype calls on my ipad, thanq bro, very good article , specially for me.

  3. Now this is awesome, I’m starting to use Skype more and more now and have been searching for a solution to my problem. Keep these pieces of GOLD coming.

  4. I never needed to record skype call btw nice post 🙂

  5. wow, this feature is really wonderful. I am going to try this out. Thanks Irfan for this post.

  6. Cool apps, so when you did you get the iPad.

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  7. Thanks for the great information for us. I know this can be a big help to us, because we are a Recruitment Consultancy & we are use Skype software for take a candidate interview.

  8. Thanks David Kendall Nice post.
    Yes I need to try that apps to record my skype call.
    Hope that will be good.

  9. Nice post Irfan. Though I never felt a need to record any of my skype calls but yeah people might find it useful and if someday I need it I will come to your blog straight away as you have explained it very simply. liked the way.

  10. GREAT 🙂 now I can impressively record my long distance interviews and make them available in my blog. Thanks man.

  11. Excelent article Irfan! I had absolutely no idea you could recard Skype calls on your ipad. I’ll have to try this.

  12. Amazing article..
    i never know to record skype calls on ipad and also i haven’t tried to record..thanks for sharing about these applications..i will try it out..

  13. Audio memos seems to be good Irfan! Will be giving it a try tomorrow morning! Cheers

  14. I am totally unware of fact that we can record our Skype Calls. Very Well Described bro ..Thanks For Sharing bro 🙂

  15. nice and simple trick to record skype calls on iPad 🙂 Will give this a try.

  16. This is a really good tool for all those Skype lovers. They’ll love this to easily record Skype video calls on their iPad.

  17. Hey, you wrote really a nice post and I was unaware with it. Now I will do this on my iPad. Thanks dear.

  18. Great post its very useful thanks for this post

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