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How to Record an Interview call through Skype in Audition CC

Feb 20, 2014 6:30 PM

Tags: #audition #call #recording_mode #interviews



I would like to record a Skype Interview call using Adobe Audition CC.


I have seen posts about this topic, however, no one gives a step by step process to set it up if you are an absolute newbie to Audition.


I am able to get Track 1 to reconize my voice, but I can't figure out how to get Track 2 to pick up the other person's voice I am interviewing through the Skype call. I am using Skype's call recording as a back up, however, I hear the call quality is better if it goes straight into Adutiton.


Do I need a mixer for this to be possible?


I am sure it has something to do with the input and output, but just ahve no idea where to start.


Any help would be greatly apprecaited!


Thank you!!!!

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    Feb 21, 2014 3:45 AM   in reply to idopodcast

    Yes an external mixer is the best way. See this thread from last week. There is a link to a .pdf describing how to do it.


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  • SteveG(AudioMasters)
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    Feb 21, 2014 8:25 AM   in reply to idopodcast

    idopodcast wrote:


    Thank you!


    Now you said it's best, however, if you don't have a mixer is it still possible?

    It might be, but if you think that setting it up with a mixer might be difficult, I can assure you that without one it's going to be a whole load harder, especially if you have to use an internal sound device. And no I haven't tried - nor am I likely to.


    Also, the PDF is great. If I get a mixer, Are there directions for after you set that up and you need help setting up the interface?

    No, because I haven't rewritten it yet! (as mentioned on the other thread).


    If you are serious about doing this, a small mixer is a very good idea anyway, and they really don't cost that much nowadays. I haven't tried it, but I think that it should be relatively easy to set this up with one of the mixers that also contains an audio interface (so you just have to connect it via a USB cable). I will look into that. The version in the .pdf works with any mixer, although it needs unimpeded line in/line connections on your computer. Most of them can just about manage this, but some manufacturers still make this difficult.

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