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

  • Version 5 preview

    We are down to the final month!  You’ve waited long enough, here’s a link to a 4-page preview of what’s new: https://blueirissoftware.com/BlueIris5.pdf
  • Version 5 is right around the corner!

    Version 5 has an expected release date of June 1, 2019!  Beginning today, a new purchase of version 4 includes a free upgrade to version 5.  For older purchases, the upgrade[...]

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