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

  • 11 Oct

    Version 3.63!

    This version has just been posted, and offers some exciting enhancements.  It’s now possible to combine desktop camera windows into “frame” windows which may be more easier manipulated in multiple monitor[...]
  • 11 Sep

    Version 3.62.04 posted

    We finally have the installer once again behaving. Now rather than managing individual DLLs, the installer includes pre-packaged Microsoft Visual C++ runtime components.  My apologies to anyone who has been having[...]

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