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Android screen recorder app celebrates milestone by adding free live stream feature

BEIJING, August 15, 2017 – Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU), the leading Chinese language Internet search provider, today announced that its Android screen recorder app DU Recorder, has exceeded 10 million users worldwide since it was first launched in September 2016. To thank its users and continue providing added value, the DU Recorder product team will add a live stream feature that includes picture-in-picture “facecam” recording. Facecam allows users to record their own reaction to games and videos while filming live streams.

“It’s wonderful to see such a dedicated fan base and amazing growth,” said product director of Baidu’s Global Business Unit Mr. Cailin Tang. “We want DU Recorder to remain the top choice of video content creators. We’re committed to giving our users the best possible pro-level recording experience, including new features, for free.”

In addition to reaching a milestone of 10 million users, DU Recorder has also rapidly climbed the charts on Google Play. The app currently ranks among the top five apps in the “Video Players & Editors” category in 61 countries worldwide.

Live streaming is an increasingly popular form of online entertainment. Video game content in particular is projected to reach a global audience of 665 million in 2017, according to market intelligence firm SuperData Research.

In addition, market research from the DU Recorder team on U.S. game vlogging trends includes the following findings:

  • America’s top vlogging states are California, Texas and New York.
  • Over 12,000 hours of video are recorded on DU Recorder daily in the U.S.
  • Clash Royale, Minecraft Pocket Edition and Clash of Clans are the three most popular smartphone games recorded and streamed in the U.S.

 

DU Recorder currently holds a user rating of 4.8 on Google Play. For more information and to download DU Recorder for free, click here.

About Baidu

Baidu, Inc. is the leading Chinese language Internet search provider. Baidu aims to make a complex world simpler through technology. Baidu’s ADSs trade on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “BIDU”. Currently, ten ADSs represent one Class A ordinary share.

Media Contact

Josh Fenn, Senior Marketing Manager, Baidu Global Business Unit

global@baidu.com