iRec

iRec used to be one of the most popular screen recording apps of all time. At one time, you could only get it by jailbreaking until it was released as a free app that didn’t need you to jailbreak. Sadly, the developers didn’t keep it updated as the iOS firmware moved on and it fell out of use, forcing people to either go without or use another no-jailbreak screen recorder called AirShou . The good news is, iRec is back and it is fully compatible with all versions of iOS . It needs no jailbreak, is free to download but you cannot download it directly to your device without using Cydia Impactor.

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Compatible Devices :

iRec is compatible with the following devices

  • iPhone
  • iPad Air
  • iPad Mini
  • iPad Pro
  • iPad
  • iPod Touch

How to Download iRec :

  1. Download Cydia Impactor onto your computer [ext link]
  2. Download iRec.ipa [ file ]
  3. Connect your iOS device to your Mac or PC
  4. Launch Cydia Impactor and wait for it to detect your device cydia-impactor-jailbreak
  5. Keeping it open, locate the .ipa file you downloaded earlier and drag it into Cydia Impactor
  6. Enter your Apple ID and click on OK cydia-impactor-jailbreak2_install
  7. Enter your Apple Password and click OK cydia-impactor-jailbreak3_install
  8. Cydia Impactor will now begin the process of signing the .ipa file and installing iRec on your iOS device
  9. When it is complete, you will see iRec on your home screen and can begin using it irec-screen-recorder

iRec Not Working Fix :

Stop all your apps and tweaks downloaded through Emu4iOS from crashing by installing Anti Revoke [ext link]. It blocks access to the certificates, stopping them from being verified and revoked. This means you no longer have to keep reactivating them.

iRec Alternatives :

Although iRec is an incredibly in-depth and useful screen recorder, it certainly won’t suit everyone. If iRec doesn’t suit you or doesn’t offer what you need then there are plenty of other alternatives that you can choose from. Two of the very best are AirShou and CoolPixel screen recorders

AirShou :

AirShou is one of the most popular of all the screen recorders, at one time only available through Cydia. Now, with Cydia being in such short supply, AirShou has been redeveloped for use outside of Cydia and can easily be downloaded on any iOS device. It has loads of extra features included, such as 1080p screen recording at 60fps, high-quality stereo recording, dead simple to use , just press the record button to start recording whatever is on the screen , and it can be used for recording anything on your screen, even how-to videos that you can share with other people. Downloading AirShou on iOS devices is very easy, and you can find full details, including a step by step guide at the link below :

CoolPixel :

The second alternative is called CoolPixel and it’s more than just a screen recorder. CoolPixel is also a very powerful video editor that lets you import HD Videos and edit them right on your screen. It is very simple to add subtitles and dubbing to a video just by swiping your finger across the screen.  Other features include the addition of rich filters for movie like effects, a search facility for downloading videos from BGM online, video creation at 1080p at 60fps and a good deal more besides. CoolPixel also works on Android devices as well as iOS and is very easy to download and install on either platform. You can check out the link below for more details on CoolPixel and a full download guide :

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