What is Blue Iris?


Video Security

Keep an eye on your home, place of business, cars, and valuables; watch your pets or your kids; monitor your nanny, babysitter, or employees. Watch your door for mail, packages or visitors. Use motion detection, audio detection, or capture continuously. Receive alerts via loudspeaker, e-mail or phone.

Video Capture

Use up to 64 cameras (webcams, camcorders, network IP cams, analog cards, or your PC desktop). Capture JPEG snapshots or capture movies in standard MP4, AVI, advanced DVR, or Windows Media file formats.


Overlay text and graphics. Use the built-in web server, or post to a website. Push to a Flash or Windows media server.

Recent News

  • 14 May

    Web site outage

    Apparently the site was too much for its shared host on Arvixe. They very politely informed us of this simply by pulling the plug. It was a very long night. My[...]
  • 06 May

    Version 4.0.5

    Finally!  Blue Iris has built-in UPnP router port forwarding configuration.  This should make things easier for many people who struggle with router configuration for remote access.

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