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

Ziggeo's React Native SDK is managed publicly on GitHub here.

A Demo application can be found on GitHub as well.

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Automatic Installation

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

iOS project will require additional steps mentioned at the Manual Installation section below
Android project also requires to follow point 2 and point 3(the first part) mentioned at the Manual Installation section below

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

    • Set compileSdkVersion and targetSdkVersion = 28, minSdkVersion >= 16, buildToolsVersion = 28.0.3, all libs from package to 28.0.0.
    • 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/[...]/

    • Add import com.ziggeo.ZiggeoPackage; to the imports at the top of the file below package
    • Add new ZiggeoPackage() to the list returned by the getPackages() method

iOS installation using pods

add these lines to your Podfile and run 'pod install'

  pod 'ZiggeoRN', :git => ''
  pod 'iOS-Client-SDK', :git => ''

iOS manual installation

  1. $ npm install react-native-ziggeo-library --save
  2. $ react-native link
  3. download Ziggeo.framework from Ziggeo-Client-SDK repository:

There are two framework versions: release and universal. Use universal framework for development and debugging purposes and switch to Release framework to build the application for App Store

  1. open the iOS project in XCode and add the Ziggeo.framework into embedded and linked frameworks at the project settings

Sometimes iOS project compilation may raise analyzer issues. Use these commands to clean and build the project from scratch:

$ cd ios
$ rm -rf build
$ xcodebuild clean

iOS React Native app additional required steps

Edit AppDelegate.m to change application audio session settings:

at the beginning of the file:

@import AVFoundation;

at the beginning of application didFinishLaunchingWithOptions method:

[[AVAudioSession sharedInstance] setCategory:AVAudioSessionCategoryPlayAndRecord
                 | AVAudioSessionCategoryOptionDefaultToSpeaker


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

Recoder Sample

Player Sample

Extend Functionality

Need to brush up on React Native? See here:

Select tab Building Projects with Native Code to find:

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

For more information on how to use natives modules via React Native, see here:

  1. iOs
  2. Android