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Sighthound Video Alternatives

Sighthound Video is described as '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' and is an app. There are more than 25 alternatives to Sighthound Video for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, iPhone, Android and iPad. The best alternative is ZoneMinder, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sighthound Video are motionEyeOS, iSpy, MotionEye and Yawcam.

This page was last updated Feb 18, 2021
  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad

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  1. ZoneMinder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

  2. motionEyeOS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Banana Pi
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Orange Pi
    • Odroid

    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.



  3. iSpy uses your USB webcams, IP cams, capture cards, desktops and microphones to detect and record movement or sound and provides security, surveillance, monitoring and alerting services. Media is recorded directly to H264 mp4 files or AVI files.

  4. MotionEye

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Raspbian
    • Raspberry Pi

    motionEye is a web frontend for the motion daemon, written in Python.

  5. 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.



  6. Motion

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

  7. Contacam

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    This Free Video Surveillance and Live Webcam software for Windows is extremely easy on system resources, and does not contain unnecessary bloat.

  8. Blue Iris

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Video camera software suite that supports up to 64 cameras, livestreaming, and video/image capture.

  9. Kerberos.IO

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Raspbian
    • Raspberry Pi
    • 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.

  10. Eyeline Video Surveillance

    • Windows

    EyeLine works on Windows and is compatible with cameras that have Windows drivers, USB cameras, and networked IP cameras. Records up to 100+ camera sources simultaneously. Watch footage in real time on-site or online with remote login.

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