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Can you record a video with the built-in camera while using a bluetooth audio source? Specifically, a standard bluetooth headset.

I know that you can record audio from the bluetooth headset using an app like this. And I just want to use the built-in camera.

I tried an experiment where I started recording audio using the bluetooth recorder app, then attemped to record a video. Unfortunately, the camcorder app refused to start a video recording. And I couldn't flip the order, because once I started recording the video, opening any other app (the bluetooth recorder, for example) caused the video recording to terminate. So it looks like I can't even record the two tracks separately and simultaneously to later splice together on a computer.

Does there exist an app that records video and lets the user choose the audio input? Is this even possible for android, or does the underlying kernel have a hardcoded audio input for video mode? I am a programmer, so if no app exists, I could try my hand at writing an android app if the system is capable.

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This article describes a device that can do video recording with Bluetooth audio input.… – user32332 Apr 16 '13 at 19:21


You can select the audio source that you wish with this app.

more info:

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Unfortunately on Nexus 5 I can select only "Default" , "Microphone", "Camcorder (if available)" - no way to select "Bluetooth" – Grzegorz Wierzowiecki Jun 1 '14 at 12:12

This app worked better for me:

Cinema FV-5

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While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes Also, what is your affiliation with that app? – AADAndroidEnthusiasts May 5 at 5:36
I have no affiliation with the app. It just worked for me. – dwaynemac May 7 at 4:51

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