Should I use Zencastr's VoIP over Skype's?




  • Michael Lofton

    Good, but for clarification and in hopes it may also assist others... Question.

    ? - So, in order to provide for a Skype backup recording (both audio and video) how does one connect to Zencastr and 'still' retain the Skype connection and the backup recording with both parties on the line?

    eg.? - Does the admin retain the Skype connection with its interview individual and also assign the Zencastr log in to the interviewee?

    Or, are you saying that you 'can not' do both at the same time?


  • Erica M.

    Hi Michael. 


    To use Skype or another third party VoIP provider, you can indicate that you'd like to do so in the settings. 

    There is another article here that details this more:

    Good luck!

  • Gregg

    Hi...I am a bit confused by how the Zencastr+Skype model works, thank you for any help you can offer. 

    We have two goals:

    1. Be able to connect with podcast guests by calling out to them on their phones

    2. Have Zencastr's amazing multi-track audio of the host and guest for editing

    Our thought is that we could run Zencastr + Skype, and use a dialing plan from Skype to call out to the guest. But when we do that we do not get any sound from the guest nor do we get multi-track audio. 

    Is there a way for us to use Zencastr to accomplish our two goals above?

    Many thanks, Gregg

  • Gregg

    Um. I am someone who is interested in being a paid user. If you don't respond to requests for info, it doesn't build a lot of confidence. Gregg

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