12 Feb 2014


Top 6 Screen Recorder Apps For Android

Have you wondered how to record your game during playing it or anything else on Android without using other camera? Many people already earn some good money by record their game play and upload into YouTube. Game such as Clash of Clans, puzzle games and many more has become a trending in YouTube nowadays. Maybe now your turn to record and share your game enthusiast.

Screen recorder is different from screen capture or snapshot, screen recorder can record your Android screen in video format while screen capture only can capture your screen in image format.

These screen recorder apps only work on rooted Android device, see how-to easily root your device (LINK).

1. Screencast.



  • Require root access.
  • Does not work on Galaxy Nexus or Tegra 2/3.
  • Samsung S3 can set recording mode to "High" in settings.
  • ICS+ devices: Make sure HW Overlay is disabled and "Force GPU Rendering" is enabled from the device's developer options menu.


  • Screencast can captures your phone screen at high frame rates into a high quality MP4 video with audio. It also cane take snapshots of your screen by holding the search key on your phone or enable snapshot by flipping your device.
  • This program includes a gallery to view, play, rename, delete and share your previously recorded videos or screen shots from within the same user interface.
  • Please contact the developer if you have question or issues, before rating the app low. The developer cannot help you if you only post a review and do not email for support.
    You can also hit "Menu" and select "Report a problem" to get support.
  • Screencast complies with the LGPL as it uses libavcodec by FFMPEG for the encoding process. The sources used are from ffmpeg-0.8 release, and compiled without modification.

2. Secret Video Recorder.

secret video recoder


This is a secret spy video recorder. You can record without camera shutter sound and preview. Can start recording screen only with one touch, only record screen in High-Definition (HD). Easily turn screen off and continue recording, can make and receive calls during recording. This app also has been rated 5-stars by CNET.

In the free version, there is no restriction on the number of video recordings. However, video duration is limited to 30-sec. Free version is ads supported.

Secret Video Recorder is the ONLY hidden camera app in the market that does background recording so you can use your phone as normal and NO ONE can tell you are recording video.

• One touch operation for recording start and stop
• Full HD video (1920x1080) recording
• Custom icon for launcher so the app is completely discreet
• Enable flash light during recording
• Disable Notification icon so there is no screen indication that video is recording
• Auto split video files so you can record up to all available space on SD card
• Choose internal or external SD card for storing videos
• Supports front and back camera
• Password protected for full security
• Very few permissions needed so privacy is assured
• Advanced shutter mute options
• DropBox and Google Drive sync compatible with the use of free third-party apps

Additional Features:
• On supported devices, start recording by long press of the search button
• Talk on the phone while video recording continues in background
• Turn screen off and continue recording (on supported devices only). Saves battery and allows long recordings

• Professional hidden camera
• CCTV and security video recording
• Surveillance camera
• HD video recorder for Android
• Background video recorder
• Secret spy camera
• Spy video recorder
• Mobile hidden camera for Android
• Continuous video recording

3. SCR Screen Recorder Free.

scr screen recorder


  • SCR screen recorder only works on rooted Android devices, don't install if your device is not rooted.
  • Can record great quality screen casts directly from your phone or tablet.
  • SCR Screen Recorder uses hardware accelerated video encoding to achieve best quality screen recording on any device. It's the only video recorder on the market supporting Tegra device including Nexus 7.
  • If you got stuck with touch indicators (white circles) use "Show Touch Indicators" app to turn it off.
  • This is an early BETA preview version so it may not work on all devices and ROMs.
  • SCR Screen Recorder collects anonymous usage statistics to help track bugs and analyze how users use the app. This software uses unmodified code of FFmpeg 1.2 licensed under the LGPL.

4. Z - Screen recorder.

z screen recorder


  • Z-ScreenRecorder needs ROOT ACCESS to works.
  • Z-ScreenRecorder allows to record video directly from the screen of your device and save it in SD memory.
  • It Is designed to create promotional videos of your apps,make tutorials or simply record clips to use as help and for many other purposes.
  • It's extremely simple to use:
    - Execute the app and press "Record" button.
    - Works while it is recording.
    -Tap Z-ScreenRecorder icon in menu or status bar blinking icon to stop.
    -Visit the video gallery to play, send or delete the video.
  • All videos is save in "/sdcard/zausan/Z-ScreenRecorder/"

5. Screen Recorder (by Hiandroidstudio).

screen recoder by hiandroidstudio


This app need ROOT ACCESS of your Android device.

Screen Recorder captures your phone screen at high frame rates into a high quality MP4 video with audio. You can also choose whether or not to include the voice. Use this screen recording application to record your phone screen during operation into a video. Then share to various video sites, you will be able to visually see the whole operation. For example: an application of operational processes, a perfect game concept. Record and share it via Screen Recorder.

Operational processes:
1. Make sure your device has rooted;
2. Start the application and allow the root permission;
3. Start the notification bar for recorder or open the shaking bar;
4. Choose whether or not to include the voice;
5. Click the recorder bar or shaking the phone for recorder start;
6. Click the recorder bar or shaking the phone for recorder stop;
7. Composite video;
8. View, play, rename, delete and share your recorded videos.

- Shake to record screen start and stop;
- One touch operation for recording start and stop;
- choose whether or not to include the voice;
- A variety of sizes for users to choose, up to the original screen size;
- Share to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and etc.

6. Screen Recorder (by NLL).

screen recorder by nll


  • This app require ROOT ACCESS.
  • Screen Recorder is free and unlimited screen capture app to record your device's screen to video.
  • Create promotional videos, make tutorials or simply record clips to use as help with audio.
  • It is has different video quality settings and can records sound too.


Now with these screen recorder apps you can start recording your Android screen and share it in media social with many purposes such as for promotional, tutorial, and even share how-to get highscore in games. You can also make money with your recorded videos.

You can find and download these screen recorder apps in Play Store, please note some of the apps in the list only a demo, to unlock the full features you need to buy them. These apps may not works on certain Android device model. You need to do trial and error first before buying these apps.



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