CosyDVR

Video recording (DVR) software for in-car use

DVR software kit designed for in-car use:

  • Works in background as a service
  • Works even when the keyboard is locked
  • Autostart recording after program launch
  • Autoremove old files
  • FLASH button for night recordings (if device supports)
  • GPS data is recorded into subtitle files *.srt
  • Separate *.gpx file for upload to the OpenStreetMap.org
  • GPS data is shown on the screen
  • Night mode for better video under low light condition
  • Different focus modes (infinity, auto, continuous video, macro)
  • Zoooming in/out with gestures
  • Refocus on screen tap
  • Exit function is protected with long click to avoid accedental click
  • Configurable options (video size, bitrate, maxtemp and minfree space, fragment time etc.)
  • Notification area clickable icon for bringing app to front

This software might not work with all devices. Old versions are available at CosyDVR (old).

Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 1.3.22 (30) - Added on 2019-02-07

    This version requires Android ? or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • record audio
      This app can record audio using the microphone at any time.
    • This app can appear on top of other apps
      This app can appear on top of other apps or other parts of the screen. This may interfere with normal app usage and change the way that other apps appear.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • change your audio settings
      Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • access precise location (GPS and network-based)
      This app can get your location based on GPS or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

    Download APK 443 KiB PGP Signature

  • Version 1.3.21 (29) - Added on 2018-02-20

    This version requires Android ? or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • record audio
      This app can record audio using the microphone at any time.
    • This app can appear on top of other apps
      This app can appear on top of other apps or other parts of the screen. This may interfere with normal app usage and change the way that other apps appear.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • change your audio settings
      Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • access precise location (GPS and network-based)
      This app can get your location based on GPS or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

    Download APK 444 KiB PGP Signature

  • Version 1.3.20 (28) - Added on 2017-07-14

    This version requires Android ? or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • record audio
      This app can record audio using the microphone at any time.
    • This app can appear on top of other apps
      This app can appear on top of other apps or other parts of the screen. This may interfere with normal app usage and change the way that other apps appear.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • change your audio settings
      Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • access precise location (GPS and network-based)
      This app can get your location based on GPS or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

    Download APK 444 KiB PGP Signature