Although Skype for Business already replaced Microsoft Lync since 2015, certain amounts of people are still users of "Lync 2013". When recorded Lync meeting with its built-in recorder, the following defects are pointed out by the users repeatedly.


• "The low resolution of 800×600 makes the un-updated Lync recording feature nearly useless."

• "I like the mp4 format, but I need to CONVERT some Lync recordings to WMV for upload to an older streaming media server."

• "The 10 fps frame rate is not necessary for sufficient quality."

• "The Lync recording size is so large it is proving impractical to post to our central SharePoint site."

• "Colour matching is way off, significant colour banding, obvious ghosting of text and hard edges."


To keep users from experiencing these video issues with the Lync 2013 recordings, this article will teach how to use a third party program to record Lync meeting in high quality, also suitable for record Lync call and record Skype for Business meeting.

Get a Powerful Lync Meeting Recorder Here

To get excellent recording quality of a Lync meeting or presentation, you'll need a third party powerful Lync meeting recorder, which can record the original resolution of Lync meeting, adjust the video frame rate and have multiple output formats to choose. Here it is — VideoSolo Screen Recorder. It captures all your screen movements including images, system sound and microphone sound, record high-resolution Lync meeting the same as your computer screen resolution. You can select output video formats from WMV, MP4, MOV, F4V, AVI, TS and gif, which almost meet all the need. The video frame rate is configurable from 20fps to 60fps. This recorder balance between recording quality and recording size, it's really easy for you to post and share the Lync meeting.

Step 1. Click "Video Recorder" On the Main Interface

Press the "Video Recorder" option on the main interface to record both the video and audio of a Lync meeting.

Click Video Recorder

Step 2. Select Video Recording Region

To record the full Lync meeting, you can click the drop-down list of the screen setting and choose "Full screen", or click "Custom" to customize your recording region. However, if you just want to record the Lync window but not all the operations on your computer screen, using "Lock window" function will be a great choice: click "Lock window" first then select the opening Lync window from the dropdown list.

Select Lync Recording Region

Step 3. Set Volume Then Click "More settings"

Now adjust the volume of system sound and microphone sound to get a clear Lync recording. After that, hit "More settings". We are going to adjust the output formats and frame rate.

Set Lync Recording Volume

Step 4. Click "More Settings" to Modify

In this "Output" tab, you can select output formats from WMV, MP4, MOV, F4V, AVI, TS, gif, choose the video quality and adjust video frame rate. Generally, "20fps" will be enough to record a Lync meeting.

Change Output Settings

Step 5. Start Your Lync Meeting Recording

Back to the Video Recorder interface to click "REC", the recording starts. You can control the recording process with hotkeys. After recording, just preview and save it. The recording will automatically compress but basically, keep its original high quality.

Save Lync Recording

VideoSolo Screen Recorder can fix all the recording issues that mentioned at the beginning of this article: low resolution and frame rate, monotonic output format, too-large recording size and a series of video quality issues. It is really an extremely simple, powerful and pretty software to help you record Lync meeting with no hassles at all. You are welcome to get it right now.