One of the most popular questions of our readers: How to record video from the screen on Android? Functional solutions developed for a very long time, but, as a rule, required manual processing and adjustment to get the result. In Android Lollipop, we got a way to record the screen in the OS, and most users today use this solution. Let’s look at a few Android apps and other methods for recording video from the screen of your mobile device.
Programs that run on Lollipop and higher:
AZ Screen Recorder (No root’s required)
5.1.1 VIP AZScreenRecorder5.1.150112.apk [14.91 Mb] (downloads: 45586)
The first is AZ Screen Recorder, and this is one of many screen recording applications that was developed specifically for working with Lollipop. Some functions include a convenient button for managing recordings without displaying unnecessary elements on the screen, the ability to capture video from the front camera, as well as record video from the screen, including a countdown timer and video cropping functions. This is a free app with some in-app purchases if you need them.
ilos Screen Recorder
ilos-screen-recorder_1.7.0.apk [3.76 Mb] (downloads: 42979)
ilos Screen Recorder is a completely free solution when it comes to recording video from the screen in Lollipop. This is a very simple application that does not require dancing with a tambourine, but supports audio recording and should work on all devices running Android 5.0 Lollipop and higher. The application also has no ads, no watermarks and time limits. The company also offers an interesting web-recorder on the official website, capable of recording materials from your computer if you need this feature.
One shot screen recorder
One-Shot-screen-recorder_1.2.9.apk [3.89 Mb] (Downloads: 36642)
One Shot Screen Recorder diligently keeps the process of recording video from the screen simple. The whole process includes four simple steps for your convenience, and that’s really all you need. The application focuses on ease of use in comparison with other applications, and copes with its task perfectly. In the free version of this application, you get a watermark on video tracks, but the premium version gets rid of this sign, including the ability to impose your own logo, allows you to hide the notification icon, remove ads, and much more.
Telecine_1.6.2.apk [2.55 Mb] (downloads: 73728)
Telecine is the highest rated app on our list, 4.5 out of 5 stars on Google Play. The application includes an overlay interface, so you know when you are recording a video, moreover, the process is not clogged with notifications, which are usually found on other screen recording video applications. It is also a completely free application that does not have watermarks. A feature of this application is open source, so developers can enter patches and patches on their own, or even create their own modifications based on this application.
Unlimited Screen Recorder Free (No root’s required)
Unlimited-Screen-Recorder_1.10.apk [2.25 Mb] (Downloads: 31857)
Unlimited Screen Recorder Free is our latest Lollipop-oriented screen recorder. This is another completely free option, which is not watermarked, has unlimited video recording time, as well as a host of other features. The application has a simple, touch-sensitive interface and records video from audio. There are also some advanced settings for advanced users.
Programs that work from Android to Lollipop:
Mobizen (No root required)
Mobizen_126.96.36.199.apk [25.44 Mb] (Downloads: 59555)
Mobizen is an option that allows you to do a lot of different things, including sending SMS from your desktop, transferring files to your PC, and streaming video to your computer screen. You can also record videos using this application, and this is one of the few options available for recording a screen using Android before Lollipop. Unfortunately, the screen recording is not too good, you may encounter image jumps, low frame rate and other problems. Not a perfect solution, but free.
SCR Screen Recorder (Need root)
scr-pro-1.0.5-game-edition.apk [5.69 Mb] (downloads: 8138) or
scr-mm.apk [421.31 Kb] (downloads: 1988)
SCR Screen Recorder is in many ways the best way to record video from your device’s screen if you use Android older than Lollipop. Unfortunately, the application requires a root’s device, so it remains inaccessible to clean devices. The application records sound, allows you to turn on the image from the front camera to the screen, as well as much more. The application is still actively developing, new features are constantly appearing, and this is the best way to record video from the screen to Android 5.0.
There are other ways to record the screen of an Android device, namely, using hardware. There are two main ways to achieve a result:
If you use a device with Android Lollipop (or higher), you can use ADB to record the screen. On our site you will find a complete tutorial on this solution.
Professionals use capture cards that connect to Android devices using a computer and have full control over recording. Capture cards can be quite expensive, but with them you get the best frame rate and recording quality. In addition, they record directly to the computer’s hard drive, which allows for longer recording times. Please note that you may encounter potential problems with HDCP, look for more details on this in the search engines.