How to Convert Skype DAT to MP3

By Liam Rodom Abraham

Skype voicemails are usually saved in Skype's proprietary DAT format. However, if you want to share these voicemails with someone or simply access them outside of Skype, you can convert the files to a more common format. MP3 has become the standard in digital audio. This guide will show you how to convert your Skype DAT files into MP3 format.

Things You'll Need

  • Computer
  • Internet access

Step 1

Go to and click \"Skype Call Recorder.\" Click \"Download Try Out\" to try the software for free.

Step 2

Open the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the install. Upon completion, run Prettymay Skype Call Recorder.

Step 3

Click on the \"Skype Voicemail\" tab. Skype Call Recorder will list all the voicemail files (DAT files) you currently have stored. Click the green arrow button next to any of the voicemails to download the voicemail in MP3 format. If you see a blue arrow icon, the voicemail has already been downloaded.

Step 4

Open \"My Computer.\" Go to \"C:\\Documents and Settings\\All Users\\Application Data\\PrettyMay.\" You'll find all the MP3 versions of your voicemails in this folder. You can copy them, back them up, or send them to anyone from here.