The new app from Samsung is currently compatible with limited number of smartphones, namely the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy S4, Galaxy Note 3, and Galaxy Note II, and can be downloaded in161 countries.
Announcing the news, Samsung notes, "A 'floating' UI is overlaid on top of any game also available through the two stores, to enhance gaming experience. The 'floating' UI doesn't require any rooting and is safe and easy. Users can choose resolution and bitrate speeds, and Game Recorder+ optimizes device memory when running for a smoother gaming experience."
To record videos via Game Recorder+, users will have to press the red Record button at the bottom of the home screen in app and then have to select the game that they want to record from among the games installed on the device. Now for recording while playing games, users will have to press the Record button to start recording. Pressing the Record button again will end the recording.
For recording directly within the game, users will have to set On in Settings > Quick record (set by default) for the particular game, the Record button will appear automatically every time you run the game so that you can record it.
Some of the features of the Game Recorder+ app are it can record games up to full-HD 1080p resolution; allows trimming of the video after recording; touch interactions can be recorded; users can upload their videos directly to YouTube, and Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge users can record noise-free gaming audio disabling the microphone. With the new app, users can use the front camera and built-in microphone of the smartphone to record their commentary over the game audio. Additionally, users can also upload a profile photo to disable the front camera when recording.