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

  • 23 Jul

    Version 3.59 posted!

    This version overhauls the Clip folder management, allowing for a single storage folder, or up to 10.  Talk to Grandstream cameras.  Bug fixes.
  • 12 Jul

    Version 3.58 released

    This version allows talk functionality to Hikvision RTSP cameras.  There is also a significant but larger “under the hood” upgrade to the clip database which allows us to move further toward[...]

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