Top Apps to Record Screen on Android Devices (Marshmallow & Lollipop included)

Last updated on May 18, 2016 by

record android screenAs the greatest competitor of Apple, Android devices are widely favored by quite many users for its open source as well as high compatibility. Therefore, users can download quantities apps as they like. Meanwhile, it works well with various portable devices like Samsung mobile phone. As a result, people are fond of recording video clips showing experience of using Android phones or tricks for playing some mobile games. However, many an Android screen recorder is available for use but some require payment or registration. According to the feedback of experienced users, here I figure out one list including best free apps which can be used for recording Android screen.

Most Favorable Screen Recorders Running on Android

1. Apowersoft Screen Recorder

Apowersoft Screen Recorder is a well-suited app which allows you to capture any activity shown on mobile screen. No matter games, video chats, or tutorials, all can be recorded in HD videos without any watermark. Sound effect from your device and microphone can both be recorded without loss. Settings including resolution, bit-rate, frame rate, orientation are all adjustable according to your own need. During recording, you can sync your webcam with the video. When you stop recording, the file will be published in the recording list automatically.

Moreover, instead of serving for Android screen recording, it also enables you to take a screenshot without limitation. Plus, you can choose whether to record the interface of some specific apps concerning your personal information by activating the privacy protection. By the way, it now supports Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and its later versions. So please check the Android version before you use it.

Pros: Free to use, no time limits, no watermarks, camera can be recorded, privacy protection, ad free, etc.

Cons: only Android 5.0 or versions later supported

2. AZ Screen Recorder

AZ Screen Recorder is also a popular app which is thought highly of by many Android users. Without root requirement, it enables you to record screen on Android devices without hassle. With a handy interface, you can record your screen as well as take screenshots. Before recording, you can preset the resolution, frame rate and other similar options. Audio from microphone can be recorded with the screencast video synchronously.

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It also contains extra features like magic button, which can control recording process with invisible operation. But you need to purchase for getting the function. And it is also compatible with Android Lollipop and Marshmallow.

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Pros: Free to use, no time limits, no watermarks, etc.

Cons: Camera not included, only Android 5.0 and versions later supported

3. Mobizen

Another app to record Android screen in a nutshell is Mobizen. By using it, you can record your mobile screen smoothly with a recording widget showing on the screen. You are able to set resolution, fps as well as video quality. Many users make use of it for recording various mobile games such as Minecraft, Clash of Clans and popular videos from different hosting websites.

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However, video comes out in good quality but will be watermarked at the bottom. And it will get ads popping out when you want to preview the recorded video, which can be not satisfying. But it supports more Android versions including 4.0 and later.

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Pros: Free to use, no time limits, required Android 4.0 or later, etc.

Cons: Ads included, watermark included


Recording mobile screen has brought great fun for people and screen recorder also plays an important role in our life. We share our concepts, states as well as feelings by these convenient apps, which makes our contact with each other more intense. And with what mentioned above, you can record screen on Android devices as you prefer. But personally speaking, I consider Apowersoft Screen Recorder as the best choice for it contains the most considerate options as well as the least drawbacks. It is indeed a reliable app which you can employ freely. But if your version is lower than Android 5.0, I advise you to install Mobizen then.

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