It doesn’t mean at all that the best screen recorder for Android should only exist on Google Play. What’s if you don’t want to install any extra app on your phone? For that scenario, we have already got you covered. You can ﬁnd a built-in Android screen recorder on many custom ROMs, such as OnePlus’ OxygenOS, Xiaomi MIUI, Pre KitKat 4.4, Android KitKat 4.4, Android Lollipop 5.0 and Later etc.
There are a lot of different video recording solutions out there for Android. But before we get into that, the solution you use is going to depend on the version of Android your device has (How to video record on Android phone without using an Android App ).
So let’s take a moment to look at some of the milestone Android releases that you need to know about, when it comes to screen video capture capabilities.
Pre KitKat 4.4
Before KitKat 4.4, there was no official built-in function to record your Android device. So people usually resorted to putting a camera in front of their phone.
Not the greatest solution, but it got the job done.
There are now apps out there that can record from Android versions as low as Froyo (2.2.3), but results will vary greatly by device manufacturer and app. We hope that you aren’t still using a device that old, much less recording any evidence that you are.
But if you do need to record the screen of a device that is maxed out at Froyo, for an ancient history project or something, we have provided a suggestion in the section on recording apps.
Android KitKat 4.4
In the 4.4 release of Android KitKat, Google added a screen recording utility that allows developers to record a device that is connected to their computer, via the Android Developer SDK, using the Android Debug Bridge (ADB). But the recording solution is notoriously hard to use and is primarily meant for developers.
Android Lollipop 5.0 and Later
Android 5.0 finally introduced native screen recording. This made video recording a whole lot easier and opened up a wider range of screen recording options.
Now let’s move on to the solutions that are out there…
The preloaded tools offer more features that you would imagine. Also, using them can be as easy as tapping a single button in the can be as easy as tapping a single button in the quick actions menu. So, take a look at them as well.
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