Skype brings update which allows recording feature on Android

Published on July 20, 2018

Skype was present for a decade. But now, there are much better alternatives which include Google Hangouts and Discord. As per some report from the Verge, Skype is now bringing new options which will allow recording the call on Android with other, other platforms. It is a cloud-based feature, and it can be done anywhere anytime where you can use the Skype. It combines the screens which are usually shared in the call which comes with webcams and audio versions.


Skype may be giving some laggy service and having some issues with connectivity. Still, it is a most preferred form of video calling for many users. It is good for the one who is on the laptops and desktops. The overall service is said to be still dated, and now it is seen that the Microsoft has been trying to catch up. Microsoft has now started to roll out a new update for the Skype client, and it will see the service gain in some additions along with some features.

According to the blog post by the company, it said that the Microsoft is now rolling out an updated version of the Skype for the desktop and it will replace the Skype version 7.0. This new update introduces a variety of features which also includes HD video an screen-sharing in calls which comes in support for the mentions in chats, file, a chat media gallery and media sharing which is upto 300 MB and more. It also said that the biggest change would be coming to the users along with the new update which includes in call recording.

Since after 15 years of its release, Microsoft has finally bought the built in-call recording to the Skype and this new feature is said to be the cloud-based which allow you to access the Skype call recordings which are across the devices that include Windows, iOS, Mac, Android, and Linux. The users now rely on third-party services which include Avatar and a new built-in call recording feature. The recorded calls also include video and screen shares.  For some privacy reasons, all users present in the call will be notified if a user starts to record the call.

This new update comes as a part of the update of new Skype 8.0. It has got end-to-end encryption, 1080p video calling support and you can add upto 24 people in a video call for one time. This new feature will be starting to roll out to the users from the end of July and will be available in the latest versions of Skype over time.

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