How can we improve Discord?

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!

2,422 votes
Sign in
Signed in as (Sign out)

We’ll send you updates on this idea

XPi2 shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →


Sign in
Signed in as (Sign out)
  • Melissa Treglia commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I've been RPing on a Discord server via voice chat (my character's a demon and I use a voice changer app to provide the right atmosphere), and I would love to have recordings in the future of these sessions!

  • Nesano commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Would it be illegal to record people in Discord? I know there are laws against stuff similar to that.

  • ADandyCunt commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    literally was just talking to my friend about this. damn it i was hoping it was already a thing haha

  • Arsenic13 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please add this for podcast recording. Skype is awful and unreliable. Mumble is dated and clunky.

  • SeeS commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes please I record gameplays with friedns and to have our voices in other track would be awesome.

  • Ellie3102 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    A Recording option would be great and would more than likely get a lot more people to join

  • Nordomus commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Recording option PLEASE. I make podcasts and I've used Teamspeaks recording option for backup but when I've switched to Discord I need this option so bad, I use OBS for this purpose for now, which is stupid(OBS is stupid) because it records audio as BIGASS video file, still, better than nothing. Anyway about privacy. There is no such problem when there is recording indicator like in Teamspeak, I don't see a problem.

  • marsovac commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    For whoever is talking about privacy: I don't see the issue.
    Does facebook tell you that everything you say / write will be stored on their servers?
    Channels are not a private conversation, so they do require privacy.

  • Danno57 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    @Honza - not if everyone on the call is told that they're being recorded.

  • JacenBoy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This can already be done with third party software. I did it myself with a free program called VoiceMeeter and Audacity not long ago and it turned out quite well.

  • Xerus commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    neither wav nor mp4 are common audio files, especially in regards to speech. Discord uses opus for Voicechat so it would make sense to use that format due to its high quality, though it is not that widely supported yet.

← Previous 1 3 4 5 9 10

Feedback and Knowledge Base