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ZoneMinder Alternatives

ZoneMinder is described as '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' and is a Video Streaming app in the video & movies category. There are more than 25 alternatives to ZoneMinder for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Linux, iPhone and Mac. The best alternative is Shinobi. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Motion or motionEyeOS. Other great apps like ZoneMinder are iSpy, Blue Iris, MotionEye and Haven.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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  1. Shinobi icon

    Shinobi

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    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 ZoneMinder.
  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.

    MediaPortal Extension
    iSpy vs ZoneMinder opinions
    Most users think iSpy is a great alternative to ZoneMinder.

    easier to set up. works on windows

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    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.

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    Motion vs ZoneMinder opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Motion is a great alternative to ZoneMinder.

    Much lower resource usage and very flexible configuration

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    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.

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    Blue Iris

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone

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

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    Almost everyone thinks Blue Iris is a great alternative to ZoneMinder.


  6. MotionEye icon

    MotionEye

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

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

  7. Haven icon

    Haven

    • 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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  8. 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.

    The main window (control panel)
    Most users think Yawcam is a great alternative to ZoneMinder.
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    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.

    5 Running Cameras
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    tinyCam Monitor

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android

    tinyCam Monitor is an Android app for remote surveillance/control for your private or public network/IP cameras, video encoders, DVRs, and webcams.

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