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

  • 24 Aug

    Version 3.61 posted

    This version allows you to send audio to the camera speaker (as supported) in response to an alert.  There are also numerous big fixes and smaller enhancements.
  • 11 Aug

    Version 3.60!

    This version overhauls the algorithm used to fit camera windows into the UI as well as group webcast frames.  This is especially helpful If you have multiple cameras with varying geometry.[...]

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