Alternatives is described as 'Ambianic's mission is to make our homes and workspaces a little cozier. Ambianic is an Open Source Ambient Intelligence platform that puts local control and privacy first' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, iPhone and Raspberry Pi. The best alternative is motionEyeOS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like are MotionEye (Free, Open Source), Blue Iris (Paid), Contacam (Free, Open Source) and AtHome Video Streamer (Free).

    This page was last updated Feb 18, 2021

    1. AMCap is a small yet fully functional video capture and preview application compatible with Microsoft DirectShow (formerly ActiveMovie, hence the name). It is based on the sample AMCap source code from the Microsoft DirectX 9 SDK


      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 9.22, released in December 2014, can be still bought from the official website.

    2. Security Monitor Pro turns your PC and IP cameras into a full video security and surveillance system. Currently more than 2000 different IP camera models and virtually all Webcams are supported.
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    3. WebCam Monitor keeps watch over your home, office, or any location. This webcam surveillance software detects motion or noise, and triggers alerts that can record video and audio of the incident, notify you by e-mail or text message, or sound an audible alarm.
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