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Recording Option for Voice Chat

It would be a great addon to the program to have a preset recording option for voice chat, just like other applications (Teamspeak for example).

Simply, you start the recording with the click of your mouse and at the end it would be coded in a common audio file (.wav or .mp4 for example) and stored in the folder you have selected.

To identify that someone is recording in the chat it could activate a notification by means of written text or an icon in the user who is recording. Of course this option should be add to the configurable permissions. So you could choose which rooms you can record and who can record.

As Podcasters ( we have been waiting for this option to exist in the application so that we can finally move to it for the recording of the programs. Thank you very much!

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  • ZahvoneZahvone commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Would be incredible to also add a feature alongside this - to save separate files for each user. This could be great for Content Creators on platforms like Youtube, but alongside the aforementioned post - podcasters as well.

  • rel00prel00p commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I think each speaker should have their own track/line, so that you can adjust their volume/mute individually during the editing stage.

  • JOE JAZZERJOE JAZZER commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    In the second text-block is written in () .wav or .mp4 for example. I would like if you could select the file typ and it would also god to have it in .mp3.

  • ErictigerawrErictigerawr commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    If this was added directly into discord, I would hope to see a permissions feature required to actually use it in specific servers.

  • LillendandieLillendandie commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would only be for this feature if everyone in the channel was aware they were being recorded. Maybe there could be a "live" or red dot icon or the channel name in red.

  • StewieFellowsStewieFellows commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I can see how this would be helpful for those who can't record discord on a separate channel from their other audio.

  • HenpemazHenpemaz commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I don't see this performing any better than launching a different program for recording that is able to record your desktop's sounds.

    Say, Audacity for instance, or any more professional alternative.

    The "let people see who is recording and disable it" is ABSOLUTELY IRRELEVANT because like I said they can simply launch any recording program and record the call without using Discord.

  • dzScritchesdzScritches commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I support this idea but there should be a mechanism to allow the *other person or people on the call* to disable such recordings.

  • MissyMissy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I agree with this! Was just looking for this button and Googling how to get it started for guild meetings.

  • VecuVecu commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is a really good idea and would help some people to switch from Mumble/TS to Discord I think :)

  • Dyxade PendragonDyxade Pendragon commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I use a certain donationware program (as in, you can choose to donate however you'd like to support it, but you don't HAVE to donate to use it) as a work-around for this. I don't record conversations, but it could very well be used to do so. I'll tell you what I currently use it for and what it could be used for easily:

    1) Used it to "bridge" any device sound or audio that I currently have set up (my microphone, a second microphone and it's virtual devices that enables me to set the "device" for my desktop sound and my communication sound (like Skype, Discord, TeamSpeak) so that the person on the other end of who I am chatting with can HEAR my PC audio in realtime (best used with Discord for low latency and BETTER proximity for sound), even if I choose not to hear my PC audio
    2) I use it as a means to create a virtual "microphone" (output based on what devices I choose to stream through it) and thus could control the volume of output I decide to choose from whichever devices (like balancing the sound levels of each to my liking)

    a) Could use it to easily record my conversations with any music running in my background or not - just selecting the virtual "mic" device this program creates and voila! Recording my "mic"!
    b) Same goes for broadcasting software ^

    Moderators, feel free to delete this comment if this is against the rules, but I'm only trying to help the gaming/streaming community in it's interest rather than thinking in Discord's interest - though I have, for the most part, switched to this rather than Skype and Teamspeak, and with this audio program, it's only that much more heaven and blissful! I have no doubt that if Discord decides to roll out an update with this function, that it would be as good and MORE convenient than this program, perhaps - nevertheless, I see it fit to use both in such harmony! <3 - D.P.

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