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Quick Tip: Recording Skype Calls, for Free, on a Mac

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Whether you're a budding podcaster or just looking to keep records of important conversations, in this tutorial I'll show you how to create high quality recordings of your Skype conversations with GarageBand, a few free utilities, and some virtual elbow grease. 

When finished, you'll have taken your recording setup to the next level all without spending a dime.

While there are plenty of commercial applications to record Skype calls, you can accomplish this same task with the robust feature-set of GarageBand 10.0 and two audio routing tools called SoundFlower and LineIn, respectively. It's a somewhat complicated process, but in this tutorial, I'll show you how to do it in just about seven minutes. 

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Let me know in the comments below what you will be recording; just remember to use your newfound recording powers wisely. 

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