MSN Webcam Recorder

MSN Webcam Recorder 38.0

This program is a video-streaming recorder for various IM clients

MSN webcam recorder is a video-streaming recorder that can be used for various IM clients, like MSN, AIM, ICQ and Yahoo! Messenger. This utility allows users to capture full-screen streams, video streams or specific regions of your screen. By using this application, one can also play any pre-recorded streams from the network. Moreover, version 37.0 of MSN Webcam Recorder comes with the possibility to record video conversations, too. In other words, if you make a video-call, you are able to record your conversation and save it to AVI format, so as to play it later on.

A great thing about this program resides in the fact that it allows users to watch live webcam streams in a different window. As far as audio recording is concerned, users are given the possibility to record streams from microphone, from the Internet, CDs, DVDs, and more. By accessing the Sound Mixer option, users are allowed to apply different settings to video streams they either play or record. When you access the “Sound Option” menu, a two-sided window will appear on your screen. It contains settings for playback or recorded streams. In either case, users are allowed to choose between the default settings or HD audio output and input, respectively. In addition, if no audio recording is needed one can check the “Mute” box in both Playback and Record sides of the dialog window.

MSN webcam recorder is an easy-to-use utility designed for any computer running Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000 and Windows Vista operating systems. If you decide to give this utility a try you must also know that MSN webcam recorder was developed using Microsoft. NET Language. That is why you also need to install the Framework Redistributable Package.

All in all, this utility is useful for those who would like to connect with friends and dear ones in real-time. Despite that it offers support for Yahoo! Messenger, this program won’t allow users to also record webcam conversations.

Mario Procione
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Review summary


  • Easy to use
  • Export recorded files into AVI format
  • Watch live webcam streams in a different window


  • Although it offers support for Yahoo! Messenger, it doesn't allow users to record webcam streams
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