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Best screen recorder apps for Android

Just a while ago, the process of recording your gadget screens over an extended period of time used to be an overtly tedious and cumbersome operation.

In the last few years though, the number of online tutorials (covering every subject under the sky), recordings of gaming performances and a few other video-based things have increased exponentially.


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To meet the skyrocketing demand for nimble screen recording software, a number of apps have entered the market.

You will find below our handpicked screen recording apps for your Android apps, which we thought as the best Android apps for the purpose right now.


Google Play Games

Although Google Play Games is principally a Game Centre, curating thousands of games in itself, it also has screen recording functionality, so if the user’s purpose is only recording games, then there really is no need to download a third-party app, with Google Play Games having more than enough functionality to keep all the gamers satisfied with the quality of the recordings.

The app comes pre-installed in most of the Android phones, so you don’t need to install it separately. Just look for it on your Android device and launch the app to use it. In case you don’t have it already, you can hit up the link below to get the app from the Play Store now.

Download: Google Play Games


XRecorder – Screen Recorder & Video Recorder

XRecorder is an app that allows you to record your phone screen seamlessly and export videos in full HD with no watermark that too for free. You can even record audio for screen recordings with its floating widget on your phone screen. It is a useful tool for a variety of purposes and comes with a fair share of nonintrusive ads in this free utility app.

Download: XRecorder


Super Screen Recorder

Another screen recorder with a high rating is Super Screen Recorder which offers screen recording with no time limit or watermarking. The app can capture the screen at 1080P resolution, 12Mbps bitrate, and at 60 fps frame rate with other lower options to choose from to bring down the size of the recording.

In order to control the recording, you can use the floating window, the app’s widget inside the notification bar, or shake the phone. The screen recorder also bundles with a Facecam Recorder that enables the front camera to capture your reactions while screen recording.

Download: Super Screen Recorder


Ez Screen Recorder

Ez Screen Recorder is a free screen recording app that serves no ads and doesn’t need any root privileges for offerings its features. The app offers live streaming, live broadcast, recording game screen, and live chat.

The highlight of the app is the in-built front camera recording which offers a space for the preview window that can be placed anywhere on the screen for recording and enabled/disabled at will during recording. You can record your voice in real-time and control recording with a single click through its drop-down notification.

Download: Ez Screen Recorder


GU Screen Recorder

One of the most downloaded apps in this list is GU Screen Recorder which offers screen recording with screenshots and with real-time sound input. The app supports smooth transitions between different screen orientations – landscape and portrait.

You can overlay the front camera in a new window which can be resized and dragged to any position. The app offers the ability to take screenshots and doodle them at will and the one-touch floating window can be hidden for a better experience when the recorder is not in use.

Download: GU Screen Recorder


AZ Screen Recorder

AZ screen recorder is, hands down, the most competent app in the market today. It is loaded with features that make it the most appreciated screen recording app.

It can create videos in HD and full HD, it can be paused and resumed while recording the screen (one of the very few apps to be able to do so), it can record audio using a mic, it has a Magic Button and options to decide the video resolution, bit-rate, frame rate, screen orientation.

Download: AZ Screen Recorder


VideoShow Screen Recorder

VideoShow Screen Recorder is a screen recorder and a video editor rolled in one. The simplicity of usage seems to have been the ultimate goal whilst making this app as it is one of the most straightforward apps in this category.

Features include capturing the screen with a single touch, recording videos with no time limit and later editing videos and superimposing on them filters, effects, even music. The end result does not carry a watermark, and no phone rooting is required.

Download: VideoShow Screen Recorder


Screen Recorder with Audio, Master Video Editor

The app allows you to record apps and games with audio and you can also use the face camera to record yourself in the video without any limit. It also features the one tap to hide recording window, shake to stop option, and the ability to edit the screen recording with doodles, compression, and more.

The recorder app can change the aspect ratio to widescreen, vertical or square automatic with support for up to 1440p resolution, 60 FPS, and 12.0Mbps quality. The inbuilt video editor comes with mosaic blurring, multiple songs, special effects, doodles, and more.

Download: Screen Recorder with Audio


REC – Screen Recorder

Like any other app in this list, REC offers screen recording in UHD, FHD, and HD qualities and can works across games, tutorials, video calls, live shows, video players, and more apps. You can choose to save your recordings inside your internal storage, SD card or on a USB stick.

There are no time limits when recording your screen and an inbuilt ‘Stay awake’ mode prevents the screen from going black. The app is offered in over 30 languages and recorded videos can be saved with your own watermark or logo.

Download: REC – Screen Recorder


Capture Recorder Mobi Screen Recorder

The app features a simple UI with one-tap gestures for capturing the screen, taking a screenshot, and closing the floating window. You can use the front camera to record yourself in the video, set a countdown timer before recording and turn up the volume to record external audio.

The screen recorder has an Auto orientation feature which switches portrait and landscape recording when the phone is tilted accordingly. The app also comes with a video editor that equips a mosaic mode to blur anything, multi music with voice input, filters, transitions, fonts, stickers, and gifs to make the recorded video look better.

Download: Capture Recorder


Screen Recorder With Facecam & Screenshot Capture

The app supports screen recorder with the front camera and sound and comes with a 1 touch feature to record games with a floating key. There’s a screenshot button that can capture screenshots even when the screen is being recorded and you can also draw on the screen with on-screen sound and from the microphone.

The screenshot editor can crop photos, make collages, and draw on photos while the video editor can edit video speed, cut clips, and insert music into it.

Download: Screen Recorder With Facecam


Screen Recorder

The app is user-friendly and can be used if you’re willing to customize your screen-recording experience. You can record screen videos, game videos, video calls and more without limits and also take screenshots with one-touch operation. The app can be used offline, and you can crop screenshots and trim videos.

Download: Screen Recorder


Screen Recorder – No Ads

Yes, as you’ve probably guessed already, this is one of those basic apps that primarily aim to act as productivity tools. Apart from covering all the basics, such as uninterrupted screen recording, quick screenshots, and easy annotations, it is one of the very few screen recording apps that can record internal audio. Be warned that this feature is exclusive to Android 10 devices, and even then it won’t probably work with many apps/games.

It’s lightweight, it’s useful, and it does all of it without showing annoying ads — a screen recorder you’re ought to try.

Download: Screen Recorder


ADV Screen Recorder

ADV is another well-used screen recorder app. It leaves no watermark over its recordings (a rare feature), can use two different engines to make the recordings, can use both the front and rear cameras to make the recordings, provides the ability to pause the recording and resume later and needs no root access.

Download: ADV Screen Recorder


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Mobizen Screen Recorder

Mobizen is a lightweight app with a friendly interface. It takes not more than 2 clicks to begin the recording using this app. The recording can be done in a screen resolution of 1080p, with 12.0 Mbps and 60 fps. The final recording is bereft of any watermark, and various video editing features are available.

Download: Mobizen Screen Recorder


Master Screen Recorder with Audio – Video Editor

Master Screen Recorder comes with some additional features including one tap to hide recording window, shake to stop topped with some beneficial features such as no recording time limit and no watermark for exported videos. You can also record yourself with the face camera and come up with some original content. But there are significant chances that the app may struggle to record your audio voice while recording the video.

Download: Master Screen Recorder


Which app do you prefer to use from our list, and why? Tell us in the comment section below.