zmNinja Alternatives

    zmNinja is described as 'awesome home security app that works along with ZoneMinder.Various studies have shown its approximately 73% better than warm butter on toast. zmNinja is not backed by a big corporation'. There are eight alternatives to zmNinja for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, Linux and iPad. The best alternative is Shinobi. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try iSpy or Yawcam. Other great apps like zmNinja are tinyCam Monitor (Freemium), Blue Iris (Paid), AI Cam (Freemium) and Unifi Video (Free).

    This page was last updated Feb 18, 2021

    1. 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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    2. 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.
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    3. 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      Monitor your baby, pet, home, business, traffic, and weather remotely and securely. tinyCam Monitor provides best value to customers. See YouTube channel to find out how it works.
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    4. What is Blue Iris? Video Security. Keep an eye on your home, place of business, cars, and valuables; watch your pets or your kids; monitor your nanny, babysitter, or employees. Watch your door for mail, packages or visitors.
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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. Add AI based person detection, smartthings integration, Alexa notification and many more features to your existing cameras. Make use of your old android phone/tablet. No cloud, fees or privacy scare.
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