Mobile Background Camera

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07. 13. 2016




2.3 and up
The first and only professional grade silent camera and background video recorder app since 2010, with over 6M accumulated downloads and an average rating of 4.5 stars. We have renamed MHC to Mobile Background Camera, adjusted it and re-listed to fully comply with Google Play Store's content policy.

Silent camera for both foreground and background picture shooting and video recording. MHC is the only camera app that guarantees your safety with a host of protection features.

* Rated 4.5/5 by
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* Security - your privacy is our top priority
- the only specialty camera app with NO advertisement serving whatsoever

* Installed as "Simple Notepad" with an unobtrusive notepad icon
- also hidden from "recent apps" list

* Basic features
- the only camera app powered by the sophisticated Unified Shooting Engine (USE) that supports all Android devices, while specifically supporting the latest advancements of the latest Android 6.x
- supports both front and back camera shooting, with advanced quality settings for each camera
- super high quality image shooting and 4K/1080p/720p video recording
- no preview, no flash, no shutter sound
- burst-mode super fast shooting, up to 10 pics/s
- remove shutter sound even on firmware-locked devices
- compatibility modes to boost app reliability & performance on various devices & Android versions

* Advanced features available upon in-app upgrade (so that we can keep it FREE OF ADs)

* Shooting & Recording
- auto-continuous shooting with adjustable frequency
- vibration feedback upon shooting
- unlimited video recording length
- auto-split video into multiple files, bypassing file size limit on any devices
- timer mode recording

* Strictly Unobtrusive Operations
- block incoming phone calls, sms & email alerts, etc. never get disturbed while shooting
- use hardware volume buttons to start shooting
- remain at a black & blank screen for the full shooting cycle from start to finish
- fully customizable main screen & menu labels, or hide them all

* Camera App Fully Protected
- camera app protected by a fully functional notepad app; friends & family can launch "Simple Notepad" and save some notes but nobody sees the camera app
- the apps are integrated so seamlessly; no password asked, you unlock it just by naturally typing on the notepad

* Background Shooting
- multi-tasked shooting; show the device's desktop, run other apps on top or even press the power button to put it to standby mode while the app keeps shooting in the background
- having the device screen turned off while shooting greatly enhances battery performance

* Quick Quit Mode
- single touch to stop shooting and quit the application in one go
- the shooting cycle from app startup, shooting to quitting all being totally unobtrusive

* File Protection
- hide all media files from Android Gallery and other file browsing apps
- fully customizable folder, file names & extensions; no problem even if someone browses your phone content on a computer

* Self Destruction
- hidden way to quickly erase all media files taken by the camera; a life-saving feature in case of extreme emergency

* Customization
- all features can be turned on or off individually so you choose exactly how secure / convenient you want to be

* Permissions
- take pictures and videos
- record audio
- modify or delete the contents of your USB storage (for file storage)
- full network access (to send support ticket)
- Google Play billing service (for optional upgrade)
- draw over other apps (for user interface)
- control vibration (for vibration feedback)
- prevent phone from sleeping (so your recording won't end prematurely)
- modify system settings (to control airplane mode)