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Is there an app or setting available to increase video recording duration?

My question is similar, but not identical to this one. Essentially I'd like to record videos of unlimited length on my android device(s) - that prior question seems to deal with a technical limitation:...
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Android limited to 1 hour video recording?

At the moment, I am using the standard video recording app for video recording. I have found that the recording automatically stops after just 1 hour. Is this a deliberate limitation placed on the ...
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Can video recording on an Android smartphone be paused?

I've got an HTC Wildfire with Android Froyo 2.2. When I record videos with it, I want to be able to pause the recording, in order to pick up recording at the exact place where I paused. This is not ...
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Crashing video camera in CyanogenMod 7.2

I just updated CyanogenMod 7 to 7.2 on my Nexus One. Now when I go to camera → photo mode it works well, but if I switch to video mode it just crashes. I tried to find an answer on the ...
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How can I pause and resume video recording if the stock app does not support this feature?

I have an Xperia Mini Pro with Android 2.3 (and upgradeable to Android 4). Its recording program does not have ability to pause and resume recording. How can I pause and resume video recording if the ...
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How to record More than 4GB Video on exFAT?

I have a Galaxy S4 4G (I9505) with a 32GB external micro-SD card formatted as exFAT. I use this to record some seminars that takes often 0.5-1.0 hour. The video seems to stop after 30-45 minutes based ...
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How can I prevent lag when recording video on HTC Desire S?

I have lags after recording and playing back videos on my HTC device. Look at this video capture: ˃ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmOAr476DHc&hd=1 I thought it had something to do with ...
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Is it possible to record a video as avi or mp4?

I've recently bought a Motorola Milestone 2 (Froyo) and I see that when I record a video it produces a .3gp file. Is there a way to have it produce an avi or mp4 instead? Would I have to root the ...
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Choppy Droid X2 720p Video Recording

When recording video through the Camera app to my external microSD card, the video starts to become laggy and choppy, which results in the file becoming corrupt. This only seems to happen when I'm ...
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Video stopped recording after ~31 minutes

I attempted to record a long video with my Nexus 5, only to discover that the video stopped capturing partway through. I searched for a possible explanation, but nothing I found seems to match this ...
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Is there any application that can Pause and Record the video? [closed]

I own Xperia mini Pro with Android 2.1-update1. I noticed that my mobile Camera is not allowing me to pause and record the video. I had to record the video continuously without any pause. I know this ...
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Recorded video visible on device, but not other media players once uploaded

When I record videos with the rear-facing camera on my Archos 43 Internet Tablet, I am able to watch those recordings on my device, but when I attempt to upload them to online video sharing sites like ...
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Is there a hardware or software limitation to how long smartphone can record video? [closed]

Besides the obvious battery and storage limitations, are there any limits to how long can a smartphone record video? For example, could the image sensor overheat after an hour or more? Would the ...
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How do I record a ~45 minute 1080p video with external mic?

I am currently using the camcorder function that comes with lgcamera because it allows me to use the microphone as the source of sound input. But I found that it stops when the recording size reaches ...
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Video Recording stopped because battery was low, restore file?

I just recoreded a Video, and my Android powered down while recording because the battery was completly empty. Now i have a 1,5 GB mp4.tmp file that i cant open with VLC. I have a Nexus 4 with ...
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Does the Samsung Galaxy S6 record video using H.265?

The AnandTech review mentions H.265 encode capability in the SoC but does not mention codecs in the video review. Does video of any size (1080p, 4Kp30, 720p120, ...) get encoded using H.265 on ...
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Is it possible to take slow-mo video in high resolution on Galaxy S5?

Just discovered that I can take slow-mo videos (8x slowdown) on my Galaxy S5. It is wonderful. However resolution is, softly speaking, bad. Guess because it wants to save memory. But I have 128gb ...
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What is Maximum recording video size?

i would like to use my smartphone to record my team soccer match. I've two question, one of those, a little off topics. Our match length is 60 minutes. Do Android allows a 720p recording of 60 ...
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How can I record video with lossless audio?

The stock video recording app has some preset lossy compression audio setting and I can't find an option to adjust it. I don't like that "tin foil" sound, due to the compression. Is there a way to ...
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Galaxy S4 Video Recording: File Size Limit & Frequent Blurring

I'm trying to use Galaxy S4 as a video camera for recording offline usergroups. Apart from whether it's a good idea, it's generally succeeding, but there are some critical problems: Android file ...
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Samsung Galaxy S Advance Continuous Focus in Video Recording

I am interested in Samsung Galaxy S Advance. But I noticed that this phone does not have Continuous Focus function in the Video Recording. How can I have Continuous Focus function in Video Recording? ...
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How to convert and send HD video via SMS?

I am running stock Android 4.3 and when I use the stock Camera app and record video the file size is huge. The Camera app also has a Record for MMS option that works well but this means I don't have a ...
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Record video with external bluetooth mic (ie headset)

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 ...
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Maximize battery life while recording video

There are times where I need to record a lot of continuous video. I've found battery life to be insufficient for this. Is there anything I can do to squeeze out every bit of battery efficiency? The ...
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How do I record a video with a file size larger than 4GB on Galaxy S4 exfat SD card?

I've searched quite a bit and called Samsung tech support who didn't have any documentation on this issue. They all say that there isn't a limit on how much video you can record. I want to record ...
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Adobe Flash Player Settings for Android

Android Browsers don't have Mic & Cam Settings , is there a way to solve the problem? on Computer: on Android: but its just a white screen on Android Browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, ...
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Is there a way to send a video signal into an Android device?

I have Samsung 6 and I'd like to use it with Gear VR. I would like to send an external signal into it like my VCR or Laser Disc player (I'm joking I'm not that old, geewhiz). I'm actually thinking of ...
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How to recover video that was cut off due to being out of space?

I have an HTC One phone. I was filming a video and in the middle of it, it stopped recording because I ran out of space on my phone. It says that it does not support playback of this kind of video. I ...
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Great quality Mobizen recordings?

I recently started using Mobizen for my Android and the quality of the real time recording from the phone to my computer screen is very low quality. Does anyone know how to improve the quality ...
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How to record videos with LG G2 Mini with a lower quality or resolution?

Is there a way to force the camera app of the LG G2 Mini to record videos that don't take up a large number of mb for just a few seconds of video? I think it's recording at 1080p, or some other high ...
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4K Video Recording with the Camera2 API

In the Android Lollipop, Google released the Camera2 API. Does this mean in Lollipop, any phone with a 5MP camera would be able to shoot 2K video and any 13MP camera would be able to shoot 4K video, ...
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Video won't record

Sprint LG Optimus G Android 4.1.2 Default camera app Video has stopped recording. When I hit record, all the settings icons disable for about 4 seconds, then it goes back to a Red highlighted ...
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phone won't record or play back video

I have a Samsung Vibrant. Today I tried to use the "HD Camcorder" app that came with the phone. The live video preview shows up, but when I press the record button it pops up a "Warning" box that ...
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How to do screen record on android without apps?

I want to know how to do screen recording on Android without apps? I've been trying many apps from Google Play store, but nothing works for me, it's just adds popping up on my phone... Can anyone ...
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Is it possible to record yourself while reading? [closed]

I'm looking for an app that allows me to display some text on the screen and lets me record myself with the front camera. I have to send in a recorded interview, however I'm finding it difficult ...
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How do you capture video from the command-line on an Android device?

How do you capture video from the camera on command-line of a rooted Android mobile device?
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I was recording and video on my phone when the battery died, how can I recover the video file?

I read the other questions I could find. This is completely different. My question is NOT about finding the file. The file is on my phone. It is the correct size. It shows as an mp4 with the right ...
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Unusually large file size of recorded video

The videos I record on my phone are significantly bigger in size than videos of similar or higher quality that my friends seem to record. I've tried to change the settings but to no avail. I'm ...
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Galaxy S4 video problem

I've bought S4 yesterday. Everything works great except recorded video or Youtube video starts to flicker/artifacts, green lines appears and eventually the video stops. I've tried installing Nexus ...
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Where to upload video files? to have online video albums? To share them for WhatsAPP apps

I am having lot of Video files which are my personal to give to my girl friend. My girl friend personal video files are also to send to me. Now both together, i want to keep them as Album, Which i ...
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Is there a screen capture app for Android which captures a video? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible record videos of my screen? Is there a screen capture app for Android which captures a video? I want to capture the video in realtime.I want to make an app ...
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Slow motion video to normal speed

Nexus 5x, I have recorded video in slow motion. Then I've tried to share it in album, but in albums video saves like ~99% slow motion(need to save it like normal). I've tried to manage handles and ...
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How to show screen recording permission prompt again?

Android asks for permission before an app records screen as following (a standard Android feature, not a part of the app): After I select "Don't show again", this prompt will not show up as expected....
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Video footage from a 'face down' camera - orientation issue

Using a Samsung S5 Neo (SM-G903F), Android 5.1.1 I have filmed a few short clips, facedown, ie, towards the floor. I am guessing that this is a Samsung/Android issue, seen as even when I watch the ...
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Record audio while recording slow motion video on OnePlus One

I have OnePlus One on latest Cyanogen OS. I am trying to record slow motion videos, but every slow motion video I have recorded does not have audio. It's just mute in the audio. There's no problem ...
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Can you use the emulator with a webcam for a Facebook live stream?

I want to use android emulator running on a mac or PC to allow me to send a computer's webcam video into the Facebook Android App? Does anyone know if this is possible? If anyone has FB running on ...
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How do I record calls on Viber, Skype, Whatsapp, Voxer, Google, Facebook, etc?

There seem to be apps for recording for local or international calls but none for Internet calls. Some apps on the Google Play Store claim to be able to record calls on Viber or Skype. I even found ...
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Galaxy s3 Snapchat Lag

I have a Galaxy s3 running android 4.3. Since about a month ago, whenever I try to take a video with Snapchat the screen starts to lag, resulting in a choppy video being recorded. Any ideas about the ...
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Taking picturs of cats (app)

I am using the app Neko Atsume, but there is problems with the screen capture portion. When taking a picture using the app, all that shows is a black screen. I have tried fixing, including updating my ...
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Decode and record H.264 video stream from Wifi transmitter to Android device

I am trying to decode the H.264 video stream that is being broadcasted from a WiFi transmitter. I want to be able to view the live video stream on my Android Device screen, take screenshots of the ...