iSpy Alternatives

    iSpy is described as 'is the worlds leading open source surveillance software for Windows PCs' and is an app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 50 alternatives to iSpy for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, iPad and Linux. The best alternative is ZoneMinder, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like iSpy are Shinobi (Free Personal, Open Source), Haven (Free, Open Source), motionEyeOS (Free, Open Source) and AtHome Video Streamer (Free).

    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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      Most users think ZoneMinder is a great alternative to iSpy.
      Zoneminder can even run in a Pentium computer. It has great features.
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

      no wondows support, iSpy is windows too
      Negative comment about 5 years ago

    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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      Most users think Shinobi is a great alternative to iSpy.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      Haven is for people who need a way to protect their personal spaces and possessions without compromising their own privacy. It is an Android application that leverages on-device sensors to provide monitoring and protection of physical spaces.
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    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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    4. AtHome Video Streamer instantly turns your computer or smart devices into a video surveillance camera. Paired with the AtHome Camera app installed on other smartphones or Windows computers, you can access and control the security camera anywhere anytime. Main Features
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      Most users think AtHome Video Streamer is a great alternative to iSpy.
      Trying to motion record an ip camera
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Raspbian
      • Raspberry Pi
      motionEye is a web frontend for the motion daemon, written in Python.
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    5. Motion is a program that monitors the video signal from one or more cameras and is able to detect if a significant part of the picture has changed; in other words, it can detect motion.
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      Most users think Motion is a great alternative to iSpy.
    6. Yawcam stands for Yet Another Webcam software & that's exactly what it is. More precisely Yawcam is a webcam software for windows written in Java. The main ideas for Yawcam are to keep it simple and easy to use, but to include all the usual features.
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      Yawcam vs iSpy opinions
      Some users think Yawcam is a great alternative to iSpy, some don't.
      it's only for webcam not for IP camera
      Negative comment almost 6 years ago

    7. This Free Video Surveillance and Live Webcam software for Windows is extremely easy on system resources, and does not contain unnecessary bloat.
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      Most users think Contacam is a great alternative to iSpy.
    8. Sighthound Video detects people and moving objects in video streams for security and monitoring purposes. It runs on a PC or Mac, and uses off-the-shelf USB webcams or network (IP) cameras.
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      Seth Cross platform, intuitive to use with lots of keyboard shortcuts for navigating video clips. Well designed and thought out. Saves rediculous time reviewing video for interesting bits.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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