Features exclusive to Skylook 2.0

Posted by Jeremy Hague | Skylook Team on Aug 18, 2009

Skylook 2.0 is our premium edition of Skylook. Skylook 2.0 offers loads of advanced features, and deep integration with Skype. If you are a heavy Skype and Microsoft Outlook user, this is the version for you.

The following advanced features are only available in the Skylook 2.0 edition:

  • Record Skype calls to WMA.
  • Anti-drift (advanced synchronization of call parties.
  • Record Skype calls to WAV and other formats.
  • Configurable bitrate to trade off quality for file size.
  • Optionally record calls to high quality 48kHz PCM, with each side of the call in a separate WAV file for professional podcasting.
  • Automatically record all calls, or choose to manually record individual calls.
  • Choose to store recordings in any Outlook folder, or store them in a directory on your hard disk.
  • Stop or Pause recording mid-call.
  • Call Recording Panel (With Office look and feel)
  • Convert incoming Skype voice mail messages to WAV and other formats
  • Automatically forward voice mail messages to other email addresses.
  • Receive alerts via SMS or phone when important appointments are due.
  • Receive an SMS alert when any Outlook reminder pops up while you are away from your PC.
  • Receive alerts via SMS or phone when important contacts come on-line.
  • Get Skype IMs forwarded to SMS or your phone when you are away from your PC.
  • Have important emails read to you over your phone when you are away from your PC.
  • Get important emails forwarded to SMS when you are away from your desk.
  • Get Skype voice mail messages or Skylook Answering Machine messages forwarded to your phone when you are away from your desk.
  • Optionally press “1″ on your phone to call the sender of any forwarded message, via Skype.
  • Automatic inclusion of IDD code (’+’ or ‘00′) on all numbers if not explicitly included
  • Take notes about each Skype call during and/or after the call.
  • Record Skype calls, Skype voice mail, IMs and Outgoing SMS to the Outlook Journal.
  • Archive outgoing SMS messages
  • Choose on-line contacts to show first in the toolbar
  • You can try Skylook 2.0 for 14 days for free when you upgrade. Download your 14 day trial of Skylook 2.0.

    How to set a default country code when dialing Microsoft Outlook contacts from Skylook

    Posted by Jeremy Hague | Skylook Team on Aug 06, 2009

    The steps below show you how to set a default country code when dialing Microsoft Outlook contacts from Skylook.

    Here are the steps:

    (These steps assume you have Outlook, Skype and Skylook installed – see Skylook prerequisites for details)

    1. Follow these instructions to set up Skype if you don’t already use it.

    2. If you don’t already have Skylook, download and install it from here.

    3. Start Outlook. If you are running Skylook for the first time, you will see the Skylook licensing wizard and the Skylook Welcome wizard. Follow the prompts to set up Skylook the way you want.

    4. On the Skylook toolbar, select “Tools > Options”.

    5. Select the “General” tab. Your Options > General window should look something like this:
    Phone Call Journal Options

    6. Click on the “Select your local Country Code:” drop down box and select the Country which you would like to set as a default country code when dialing Microsoft Outlook contacts from Skylook.

    7. Set the other options the way you would like them, then click OK to apply these settings.

    8. Start making phone calls using Skype and Skylook and try dialing your Microsoft Outlook contacts from the Skylook menu.

    If you have problems with any of the above, please refer to our troubleshooting pages, or email us: skylook@skylook.biz for assistance.