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    iSpy Alternatives for Linux

    iSpy 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 50 alternatives to iSpy and 15 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to iSpy are Shinobi (Free Personal, Open Source), motionEyeOS (Free, Open Source), Motion (Free, Open Source) and MotionEye (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 24, 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 over 6 years ago

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

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    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.


    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. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Raspbian
      • 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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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Chrome OS
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      • Docker
      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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      A complete and local NVR with AI object detection. Uses OpenCV and Tensorflow to perform realtime object detection locally for IP cameras. With a very good HomeAssistant integration.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
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      Bluecherry is a Linux-based video surveillance application with a cross-platform client.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Open source ONVIF IP Camera manager.
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