Sighthound

Free (with limits)
Android iPad iPhone Mac Windows

Sighthound is a video camera surveillance and management software that allows to connect different types of webcams or cameras and record video files and receive alerts when detect movements.

You can connect to Sighthound software USB, built in or other type of webcam, or a network IP camera. You can save video files to different quality levels from low quality to HD.

You can set it to start recordings automatically when detect movements of people or objects; can ignore objects smaller than a certain amount of pixels. Also, you can track movements that are performing certain actions like entering, exiting, inside, outside, on top of etc. Can include objects that are visible for a minimum amount of time (seconds).

Users can choose how many time will keep video files saved on computer before deleting them automatically, in order to make more hard disk space for new recordings.

You can enable remote access to control your software from the distance, you need only an internet connection (you need to set an username, password and a port for remote access – Sighthound offers a easy to setup menu with a few clicks).

You can receive alerts via email, on mobile phone or the program can play a sound when an event occur.

Easily turn on or turn off each camera. The free version allows to use a single camera, for more cameras your need to buy a premium license that is not very cheap.

Alternatives (11)

Filter alternatives by all licenses and all platforms
Open Source
ZoneMinder is a software for camera surveillance and security. Is recording and store video from…
Linux
Open Source
Motion is an alternative solution for video monitoring and surveillance. It detects/it works with cameras…
Linux Mac
Free
Yawcam is a software to monitor all webcams on your computer. It also works at…
Windows
Open Source
ISpy is a software that allows video surveillance or monitoring using cameras, webcams, IP cams…
Android iPad iPhone Windows
Freemium
webcamXP is a monitoring and recording system that works with cameras. Is good as security…
Windows
Freemium
It works as USB webcam or network IP camera monitoring or surveillance. Vitamin D can…
Mac Windows
Freemium
VideoVelocity is a video recording utility that record videos from different types of camera devices…
Windows
Add cameras to the main interface and manage each of them. This software allow users…
Windows
Another alternative to keep an eye on what is happening on other places. Webcam Surveyor…
Windows
Open Source
wxCam is a video recorder for webcams. It records videos and take pictures directly from…
Linux
Security is the most important thing for every human being. In this times, it can…
Windows Android iPhone