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How to Record Picture-In-Picture Skype Video Calls (Windows)

How to Record Picture-In-Picture Skype Video Calls (Windows)

Quick guide to using “Free Video Call Recorder for Skype,” a freeware program that enables picture-in-picture recording of Skype video calls.

Skype has long been the favored means of keeping in touch with family and friends in different cities, states, and even countries around the world for some time now. The VoIP service and software application allows people to bridge great distances and bring themselves a bit closer to the people they care about.

Many of these are important calls that take place on holidays like Christmas or Thanksgiving, while  others are made during important milestones like  birthdays and graduations. It is these kinds of video calls that people want to remember most, and yet recording them is an elusive task beyond the grasp of the average computer user.

There’s a great free (also adware and malware free) program called Free Video Call Recorder for Skype (Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 only) that does just as the same suggests: it allows you to record Skype video calls so that you can save the these memories to share with others and preserve for the future.

“Free Video Call Recorder for Skype is an absolutely free application for recording Skype calls without any limitations,” notes the developer. “It has a very simple interface.”

Indeed it does.

So how does it work? Well, it’s simple. Let’s run through the THREE quick steps.

1. Download and install Free Video Call Recorder for Skype

2. Open and choose a record mode and output folder.

There are three types of record modes:

A. Picture-in-picture (audio and video of both sides).
B. Video of other side only.
C. Audio only (both sides).

3. Press the record button.

Note: Recording will only begin AFTER the other party has turned their Skype video feed on, and you can pause or stop the recording as you see fit.

That’s it. It’s that easy.

Now you can save those precious Christmas Skype video calls you make when you’re away from home for the Holidays, or the simple chats with friends that always seem to fly by far too fast.

All video recordings are are saved in the .MP4 format, enabling easy playback on the video player of your choice, and all audio recordings are saved in the universal .MP3 format.

Free Video Call Recorder for Skype contains no spyware or adware whatsoever. It’s 100% free for both personal and commercial use, and absolutely safe to install and run.

Stay tuned.

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Jared Moya
I've been interested in P2P since the early, high-flying days of Napster and KaZaA. I believe that analog copyright laws are ill-suited to the digital age, and that art and culture shouldn't be subject to the whims of international entertainment industry conglomerates. Twitter | Google Plus

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