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Adb shell screenrecord

adb shell screenrecord

This command is used to record screen and other settings relating to screenrecording

adb shell screenrecord --size SIZE /path/to/save.mp4

Set the video size, e.g. "1280x720". Default is the device's main display resolution (if supported), 1280x720 if not. For best results, use a size supported by the AVC encoder.

adb shell screenrecord --size 1280x720 /mnt/sdcard/Download/test.mp4

adb shell screenrecord --bit-rate BITRATE /path/to/save.mp4

Set the video bit rate, in bits per second. Value may be specified as bits or megabits, e.g. '4000000' is equivalent to '4M'. Default 20Mbps.

adb shell screenrecord --bit-rate 4000000 /mnt/sdcard/Download/test.mp4

adb shell screenrecord --rotate /path/to/save.mp4

Rotates the output 90 degrees. This is an experimental feature.

adb shell screenrecord --rotate /mnt/sdcard/Download/test.mp4

adb shell screenrecord --bugreport /path/to/save.mp4

Add additional information, such as a timestamp overlay, that is helpful in videos captured to illustrate bugs.

adb shell screenrecord --bugreport /mnt/sdcard/Download/test.mp4

adb shell screenrecord --verbose /path/to/save.mp4

Display interesting information on stdout

adb shell screenrecord --verbose /mnt/sdcard/Download/test.mp4

adb shell screenrecord --time-limit=LIMIT /path/to/save.mp4

Set the maximum recording time, in seconds

adb shell screenrecord --time-limit=120 /mnt/sdcard/Download/test.mp4

adb shell screenrecord /path/to/save.mp4

adb shell screenrecord /mnt/sdcard/Download/test.mp4

Frequently Asked Questions

What is adb shell screenrecord command?

It is a command used to record your Android device's screen

How to stop the recording?

To stop the recording, hit Ctrl+C

Where can I find my recording?

You can find your recording in the path that you chose to save it in while using the command.

What is the maximum duration of the recording?

The maximum duration of recording is 180 seconds however you can change it using the adb shell screenrecord --time-limit=LIMIT /path/to/save.mp4 command.

Can I use the rotate command while recording?

You cannot rotate the video using the adb shell screenrecord --rotate /path/to/save.mp4 command while recording. Even if you manage to do so, some portion of the recording gets cut out.