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

  • New User-User Forum

    We are launching a new “official” user-user forum soon with a soft opening today.  Please visit blueirissoftware.com/forum to get started.  For developer support, please continue to use the support email address.
  • Version

    Support for image preview with push notifications and support for the Doorbird camera, an excellent alternative to the closed-ecosystem “Ring” device

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