Blue Iris Alternatives for Linux

    Blue Iris is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is ZoneMinder, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Blue Iris and 12 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Blue Iris are Shinobi (Free Personal, Open Source), motionEyeOS (Free, Open Source), MotionEye (Free, Open Source) and xeoma (Paid).

    This page was last updated Feb 18, 2021

    1. ZoneMinder is a free video camera security application suite, designed for low cost DIY video security including commercial or home CCTV, theft prevention and child or family member monitoring including nanny cam applications.
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      Some users think ZoneMinder is a great alternative to Blue Iris, some don't.
    2. Shinobi is an Open Source CCTV software written in Node.JS. Streams are img tags, but not MJPEG. Images are transferred through WebSocket. Files are saved in WebM videos, not JPEGs.
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      Some users think Shinobi is a great alternative to Blue Iris, some don't.


    3. motionEyeOS is a Linux distribution that turns a single-board computer into a video surveillance system. The OS is based on BuildRoot and uses motion as a backend and motionEye for the frontend.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Raspberry Pi
      motionEye is a web frontend for the motion daemon, written in Python.
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      Xeoma is justly one of the best video surveillance software. Up-to-date design, user-intuitive interface, flexible settings is the formula for successful video surveillance. Xeoma webcam software is priceless peace of mind and simple control over time and space
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      Kerberos.io is a low-budget video surveillance solution, that uses computer vision algorithms to detect changes, and that can trigger other devices. Kerberos.
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    4. UniFi Video® is a powerful and flexible, integrated IP video management surveillance system designed to work with Ubiquiti’s UniFi Video Camera product line.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Open source ONVIF IP Camera manager.
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    5. Agent DVR is a new advanced video surveillance platform for Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Raspberry Pi and Docker. Agent has a unified user interface that runs on all modern computers, mobile devices and even Virtual Reality.
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    6. Web Camera Pro is flexible and sophisticated Video Management Software loaded on your computer and allows you to view multiple cameras, record and retrieve video, and monitor events.
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