Mirror and Record iPhone Screen – Reflector Alternative Programs You Should Know


Nov 07, 2018 09:00 / Posted by Lisa Ou

When I record iPhone screen with Reflector, I cannot get the video in a high quality. It still does not support UHD 4K streaming. Is there a Reflector alternative to mirror and record iPhone screen?,

In order to record some professional video tutorials or gameplay for iPhone, you might not satisfied with the built-in feature of Screen Recording since iOS 11. You might take the free Reflector, a wireless screen-mirroring application, as a solution previously.

Reflector Alternative

But whether you upgrade to paid version Reflector 3 or iOS 12, you might need to find a Reflector alternative to mirror or record iPhone screen.

1. How to Mirror and Record iPhone Screen with Reflector

Download and install Reflector 3 program on your computer. Both Windows and Mac versions are supported. After that, launch the program on your computer. Double click the program, which you can find an icon in the menu bar near your lock.

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Tap Screen Mirroring in your iPhone/iPad control center. Then, choose the computer to connect. After that, the program receives connections from different devices. Just choose the desired iPhone or iPad device from the list. Then you can mirror iPhone screen to a Windows or Mac computer.

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In order to live streaming and record the iPhone screen, you can click the drop-down menu to choose the Record All button to record iPhone screen with Reflector.

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2. 5 best Reflector alternatives to mirror iPhone screen to computer


If you do not want to download an extra program to mirror iPhone to Mac, you can use the Apple default solution QuickTime.

Different from the other alternatives to Reflector, you should connect iPhone to Mac with USB cable. It also records and saves the files that can be uploaded to YouTube without conversion in MOV format at 720P or 1080P resolution. It has multiple features for screen recording, movie recording, audio recording and more others.

And you can also find other quicktime recorders if you want.

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In order to cast iPhone screen to PC or Mac, LonelyScreen is a solution to mirror music, movie and screen. You can always share presentation, app demo, gameplay, or family pictures on a bigger screen.

Similar to the other Reflector and alternatives, you can capture and save iPhone gameplay or app demo to YouTube or Vimeo directly. It makes it extremely easy to make an Apple TV out of your Windows computer, letting you access files of iPhone or other devices.



X-Mirage is another Reflector alternative to mirror everything from iOS devices to Windows PC and Mac. AirPlay mirroring makes it simple to project the screen of iOS devices to your computer, which permits you to remotely stream substance or mirror iPhone, iPad and iPod screen.

Moreover, one-click recording features to make demo videos, app design, showcasing and record lessons for students. You can record and export everything on iOS devices on computer with X-Mirage.



AirServer is one of the most advanced universal mirroring receivers for Windows and Mac. As a Reflector alternative, the program supports major screen recording technologies, such as AirPlay, Google Cast and Miracast. It transforms your Windows and Mac into a widespread reflecting collector.

Besides iPhone, you can also mirror iPad, Mac, Android, Nexus, Pixel, Chromebook, and even a Windows PC to wirelessly mirror display over to a big screen.


Mirroring 360

When you are looking for mirror iPhone with IOS 12, Mirroring 360 just had an update to compatible with the latest iOS version. Besides iPhone, you can also mirror and record Chromebook, Android, Windows and Mac screen to PC or Mac without the need for hardware or cables.

The Reflector alternative also supports broadcasting your computer screen to 40 participants and they can enjoy the view with a web link.


3. How to Record iPhone Screen Video on Computer in High Quality

When you need to record iPhone screen video in a high quality, FoneLab Screen Recorder is one of the best Reflector alternatives to take screen video, capture audio and take snapshots on Windows or Mac.

What is more, you can find multiple annotation and editing tools to highlight the important part.

1. Custom the size for recording iPhone screen or use the full size.
2. Record iPhone screen with the desired solution and file formats.
3. Support 4K UHD video formats and 4K UHD encoding formats.
4. Annotation and editing tools to mark the important points.

Download and install FoneLab Screen Recorder. After that you can launch the program on your computer. In order to record iPhone screen with 4K UHD files, you have to mirror iPhone to computer with AirPlay or Reflector beforehand.

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Choose the Video Recorder to custom capturing area for iPhone screen. After that click the Audio Recorder to choose the System Sound, you can adjust the volume to record the audio file of iPhone. Compared to Reflector, it also enables you to take snapshots for iPhone screen.

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Click the REC button to record iPhone screen and audio in high quality. During the recording, you can also add annotation to the video, such as line, arrow, callouts and more other elements to the video.

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In order to mirror and record iPhone screen on computer with high quality and add multiple annotation features, you can find the best Reflector alternatives from the article.

In addition, FoneLab screen recorder also be a powerful webcam recorder for you.

If you have any query about the alternatives to Reflector, you can share more detailed information in the comments.

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