Using surfaceView to capture a video

I have an Application in that I want to capture video using Surfaceview and stored it in my own created folder it is possible?

It stored video only default folder.

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  • One Solution collect form web for “Using surfaceView to capture a video”

    Use this code

    public class record extends Activity implements OnClickListener, SurfaceHolder.Callback{
    
    MediaRecorder recorder;
    SurfaceHolder holder;
    boolean recording=false;
    public static final String TAG = "VIDEOCAPTURE";
    /** Called when the activity is first created. */
    @Override
    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        requestWindowFeature(Window.FEATURE_NO_TITLE); 
        getWindow().setFlags(WindowManager.LayoutParams.FLAG_FULLSCREEN, 
         WindowManager.LayoutParams.FLAG_FULLSCREEN);
        setRequestedOrientation(ActivityInfo.SCREEN_ORIENTATION_PORTRAIT);
    
        recorder = new MediaRecorder();// Instantiate our media recording object
        initRecorder();
        setContentView(R.layout.view);
    
        SurfaceView cameraView = (SurfaceView) findViewById(R.id.surface_view);
        holder = cameraView.getHolder();
        holder.addCallback(this);
        holder.setType(SurfaceHolder.SURFACE_TYPE_PUSH_BUFFERS);
    
        cameraView.setClickable(true);// make the surface view clickable
        cameraView.setOnClickListener((OnClickListener) this);// onClicklistener to be called when the surface view is clicked
    }
    
    private void initRecorder() {// this takes care of all the mediarecorder settings
        File OutputFile = new File(Environment.getExternalStorageDirectory().getPath());
        String video= "/DCIM/100MEDIA/Video";
        CamcorderProfile cpHigh = CamcorderProfile.get(CamcorderProfile.QUALITY_HIGH);
         recorder.setProfile(cpHigh);        
    
        //recorder.setAudioSource(MediaRecorder.AudioSource.DEFAULT);
        // default microphone to be used for audio
       // recorder.setVideoSource(MediaRecorder.VideoSource.CAMERA);// default camera to be used for video capture.
        recorder.setOutputFormat(MediaRecorder.OutputFormat.THREE_GPP);// generally used also includes h264 and best for flash
       // recorder.setVideoEncoder(MediaRecorder.VideoEncoder.H264); //well known video codec used by many including for flash
        //recorder.setAudioEncoder(MediaRecorder.AudioEncoder.DEFAULT);// typically amr_nb is the only codec for mobile phones so...
    
        //recorder.setVideoFrameRate(15);// typically 12-15 best for normal use. For 1080p usually 30fms is used.
       // recorder.setVideoSize(720,480);// best size for resolution.
        //recorder.setMaxFileSize(10000000);
        recorder.setOutputFile(OutputFile.getAbsolutePath()+video+".3gp");
        //recorder.setVideoEncodingBitRate(256000);//
        //recorder.setAudioEncodingBitRate(8000);
       recorder.setMaxDuration(600000);
    
    
    }
    
    /*if(record.setMaxDuration>60000){
    
        recorder.stop();
        MediaRecorder.OnInfoListener;
        Toast display = Toast.makeText(this, "You have exceeded the record time", Toast.LENGTH_SHORT);// toast shows a display of little sorts
        display.show();
        return true;
    }*/
    
    private void prepareRecorder() {
        recorder.setPreviewDisplay(holder.getSurface());
    
        try {
            recorder.prepare();
        } catch (IllegalStateException e) {
            e.printStackTrace();
            finish();
        } catch (IOException e) {
            e.printStackTrace();
            finish();
        }
    }
    
    public void onClick(View v) {
        if (recording) {
            recorder.stop();
            recording = false;
    
            // Let's initRecorder so we can record again
            initRecorder();
            prepareRecorder();
            Toast display = Toast.makeText(this, "Stopped Recording", Toast.LENGTH_SHORT);// toast shows a display of little sorts
            display.show();
    
    
        } else {
    
            recorder.start();
            Log.v(TAG,"Recording Started"); 
            recording = true;
    
        }
    }
    
    public void surfaceCreated(SurfaceHolder holder) {
        initRecorder();
        Log.v(TAG,"surfaceCreated");
        prepareRecorder();
    }
    
    public void surfaceChanged(SurfaceHolder holder, int format, int width,
            int height) {
    }
    
    public void surfaceDestroyed(SurfaceHolder holder) {
        if (recording) {
            recorder.stop();
            recording = false;
        }
        recorder.release();
        finish();
    
    }
    

    and do not forget to give camera permission

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