Ziggeo's React Native SDK is the best video recording/playback SDK for React Native out there.

It is managed publicly on GitHub here.

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For those that like to start off with a demo, you can simply go to demo repo and follow the steps found in the readme file there.

Getting started

$ npm install react-native-ziggeo-library --save

Mostly automatic installation

$ react-native link react-native-ziggeo-library

Manual installation


  1. Append the following lines to android/settings.gradle:

       include ':react-native-ziggeo-library'
       project(':react-native-ziggeo-library').projectDir = new File(rootProject.projectDir,     '../node_modules/react-native-ziggeo-library/android')
  2. Open up android/build.gradle

    • Insert the following line inside the allprojects/repositories block:
      maven { url '' }
  3. Open up android/app/build.gradle

    • Update compileSdkVersion, buildToolsVersion, targetSdkVersion and all libs from package to latest versions.
    • Insert the following line inside the dependencies block:
      compile project(':react-native-ziggeo-library')
  4. Open up android/app/AndroidManifest.xml

    • Insert the following line inside the manifest block:
    • Insert the following line inside the application block:
  5. Open up android/app/src/main/java/[...]/

    • Change extends ReactActivity to extends ReactFragmentActivity
    • Add import com.ziggeo.ZiggeoPackage; to the imports at the top of the file
    • Add new ZiggeoPackage() to the list returned by the getPackages() method


import Ziggeo from 'react-native-ziggeo-library';

Extend functionality

We will presume that you are already familiar and have set up everything needed for the React Native setup on your system. If not, we can suggest checking up the following pages:

There you can select tab Building Projects with Native Code and find information about

  1. Setting up React Native project for Windows / Mac / Linux
  2. Setting up xCode
  3. Setting up Android Studio

Now with everything set up, for Ziggeo to be added you would need to follow this guides:

  1. iOs
  2. Android