How to Record Android Screen on Mac


It does not matter if you are part of a famous YouTube channel or wish to review Android apps and games by showcasing the real time gameplay on your device, Screen Recording is an essential feature that you need to use in order to display what you do on your Android device on the big screen to the users. However, Google introduced an on-board screen recording function in Android KitKat which worked perfectly well if you have ADB installed on your PC. However, it still created a lot of problem for those who used Mac.

Android screen on Mac

We are here with a new method which is going to solve this issue for most of the Mac users. Here we are going to teach you how to record Android screen on Mac without using ADB functionality. I am pretty sure that this is going to solve a lot of your problems regarding Android screen recording and is also going to store entire recorded video directly on your Mac and not on your Android. So, before we tell you the steps to record Android Screen on Mac, here are some pre-requisites you need to keep in mind before you begin.

Pre-requisite to Record Android Screen on Mac

  • You Android device must run on Android KitKat 4.4 or above.
  • You need to download AndroidTool on your Mac beforehand.

Steps to Record Android Screen on Mac

Step 1: The first thing that you need to do is to download the file from the link that has been provided above.

Step 2: After the zip file is downloaded, extract its contents and move the extracted files to Applications folder.

Step 3: Open you Launchpad and then open AndroidTool.


Step 4: You need to enable USB Debugging on your Android device. You can get the option at Settings>> Developer Options.

USB Debugging

Step 5: Connect your Android device with Mac and the program is going to detect your device really fast. You will be soon offered options to take a Screenshot or Capture Screen Moves. You can opt for either of the functions depending upon your requirement.


All the screenshots as well as the recorded videos will be stored automatically in the AndroidTool folder on your PC. Using this tool one can easily create reviews, display walkthroughs and using different apps very easily. You also do not need to care about the available space on your Android device as the entire video is store on your Mac’s drive and not on your Android memory. AndroidTool is among the best utility app that you can get from Mac if you own an Android device. Please let us know if you face any kind of difficulty in using the tool.

How to Record Android Screen on Mac
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