Shinobi Alternatives

    Shinobi is described as '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' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Shinobi for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, iPhone and Mac. The best alternative is ZoneMinder, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Shinobi are iSpy (Freemium, Open Source), motionEyeOS (Free, Open Source), MotionEye (Free, Open Source) and Yawcam (Free).

    This page was last updated Mar 26, 2021

    1. 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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      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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      SecuritySpy is a multi-camera video surveillance application for the Macintosh.
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      Bluecherry is a Linux-based video surveillance application with a cross-platform client.
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    2. AI Cam is an iOS application that turns an unused phone into a security camera. It has AI event detection for person, face, animal and smart alerts. AI Cam is privacy-first in that the smart functionality runs offline. No footage is sent to server.
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    3. 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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    4. CCTV, IP, NVR & webcam recording, video analytics and heatmaps. Supports people counting, car counting, motion detection, vehicle classification, camera events and alerts, motion heatmaps, camera events charts and export.
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    5. 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

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated.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

    6. Successor to iSpy video camera surveillance software. Now runs on Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Docker and more! https://www.ispyconnect.com.
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      AxxonSoft is a leading software developer that combines IP-based physical security information management (PSIM), intelligent video analytics, video management software, facial recognition, POS and road traffic monitoring, and an enterprise-wide platform into fully integrated...
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