Scrcpy 2.0 adds audio support to the Android screen mirroring utility for PCs

Scrcpy is a free and open source tool that allows you to mirror your Android device to a Windows, Mac or Linux computer. This allows you to view your mobile apps on a PC, remotely control them or make screen recordings.

Now the developer has released scrcpy 2.0, which brings support for new video codecs and support for audio forwarding – meaning that scrcpy not only lets you Look Your Android app on your laptop or desktop, but now you can hear those too.

scrcpy in Debian

Android call forwarding works on devices with Android 11 or later. It’s enabled by default and works out of the box on Android 12 or later. If you’re using Android 11, you’ll need to make sure your device’s screen is unlocked when you run scrcpy for audio to work.

For more information on how audio capture works and why it took so long to add it (the first version of scrcpy was released five years ago), check out developer Romain Vimont’s blog post on the subject.

Scrcpy 2.0 also brings support for H.265 and AV1 video encoding, along with numerous bug fixes and other under-the-hood improvements.

You can download the latest version and find installation, usage, configuration options, and other documentation on the scrcpy GitHub page.

via rom1v/blog, @mishaalrahmanand /r/Android

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