Skype Historian

save your chats easily

When you reinstall your operating system or change you computer you lose all your chats history. Skype Historian allows you to easily backup all your Skype chats to files in different formats. Files can also be compressed into a single ZIP archive.

Skype Historian allows to export your chats into the following formats:

  • Plain Text Files
  • JavaScript Object Notation
  • Comma-separated values
  • eXtensible Markup Language

Skype Historian runs pretty well on:

You may download Skype Historian either from this site or our mirrors.

Skype Historian 0.3.85 release May 1, 2013

  • Fixed a crash with grouping by members on some systems.

Skype Historian 0.3.83 release January 12, 2013

  • Chats are now exported in the logical order (from the oldest to the latest).
  • Fixed a minor localization issue (for Russian language).

Skype Historian 0.3.82 release January 10, 2013

  • Workaround for those who faces with CannotGetMessageCollection error. Skype Historian now silently skips the chats that could not be obtained via Skype API instead of stopping.
  • Updated the website.

Skype Historian release

  • Users with .NET Framework 4.0 or .NET Framework 4.5 installed will see clear fonts on the application window.
  • Fixed incorrect statistics label.
  • Checkbox to easily locate the applications logs (useful when reporting bugs).
  • Feedback maximum length increased to 2000 characters.

Skype Historian 0.3 release

  • Ability to send a feedback after exporting.
  • Fixed installer scenario when Skype Historian is running during updating.
  • Exporting progress is now more exact.

Skype Historian

  • Added date filter.

Skype Historian 0.2

  • Added update notifications.
  • Ability to use nicknames instead of full names in chat titles.
  • Fixed invalid month name in Russian version.
  • Fixed the problem with empty messages.
  • Fixed hanging of the "Choose Output" page.

Skype Historian

A minor release with several bugfixes.

Skype Historian is released!

I'm pleased to announce the first release of Skype Historian - the free application for exporting the Skype chats.