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

  • Website update

    We have successfully transitioned to a new web server host.  Big thanks to Mike Ford from Safe Cloud Studios for his efforts to get WordPress moved over!  The new server seems[...]
  • Version 4.3.7

    With a significant advancement, Blue Iris may now stream from generic RTMP, RTMPS and Flash sources.  This provides compatibility with the Nest and Dropcam and other cameras which only offer RTMP[...]

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