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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.


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.

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

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

AppSmartz Screen Recorder

AppSmartz Screen Recorder is a wildly popular screen recording app, with a set of floating buttons established on the home screen for super easy screen recording at a moment’s notice. Also, it features a whiteboard and marker to write and draw on the final cut.

Apart from this, this app features options for customizing: quality of resolution of the video format, frame rate of the video to be recorded, bit rate, video orientation, audio recording, and video compression.

Download: AppSmartz Screen Recorder

DGenius Game Screen Recorder

DGenius Game Screen Recorder is a one step-screen recording app that carries within it a multitude of features that are merely a click away. DGenius can automatically identify the game on the user’s phone and does not require root access.

The gamer can also pause and resume recording any time he wants, though for that the phone needs an advanced engine.

Download: DGenius Game 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


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 Reorder

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

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

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