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Blue Iris Customer Q & A (43)


  • πŸ”” What is the Blue Iris refund policy?
    Answer
  • Blue Iris doesn't support a money-back guarantee, but it provides a 15-Days demo trial without any limitations. During these 15 days trial, you can take full advantage of Blue Iris and get fully aware of its features/functions before you purchase it. It's also possible to extend the trial time by sending an email to Blue Iris support team if you need it.
  • πŸ”” What is Blue Iris compatible with?
    Answer
  • Blue iris is compatible with most network IP cameras including ONVIF, RTSP, RTMP, MJPEG and regular JPEGs. Please refer to Blue Iris Version 5 User Manual for additional info.
  • πŸ”” How do you secure Blue Iris?
    Answer
  • The access model of Blue Iris is on-premises. Your video is stored locally, not relying on outside cloud services, so that the problem of unauthorized access is limited. For additional info about Blue Iris security, please refer to Blue Iris Version 5 User Manual.
  • πŸ”” How do I install Blue Iris 5?
    Answer
  • To install Blue Iris 5,
    1. Download the Blue Iris V5 Installation File.
    2. Click Next, then Install Microsoft Visual C++, and click Restart.
    3. Back to the Setup page, click Next, select the installation folder, then click Install.
    4. After Finish the installation, input your license key and click Next.
    Please refer to Blue Iris Version 5 User Manual for additional info.
  • πŸ”” How do I set up port forwarding for Blue Iris?
    Answer
  • 1. On the β€œPort Forwarding” page, input the router’s address on your LAN. (For example, 192.168.0.1)
    2. Set the Port as 81, LAN port as 81, LAN address (e.g., 192.168.0.19), and the Protocol should be TCP or β€œboth.”
    For detailed info, please refer to Blue Iris Version 5 User Manual.
  • πŸ”” How do I reduce Blue Iris on my CPU?
    Answer
  • There are several ways to avoid CPU saturation with Blue Iris,
    - Check the internal web-based settings of your camera, and ensure you did not enable any β€œhigh” or β€œsmart” or β€œ+” modes when selecting the H.264 β€œmain” profile.
    - Set Blue Iris not to decode each video frame.
    - Direct-to-disc recording.
    For more detailed guide and other methods of reducing Blue Iris on your CPU, please refer to Blue Iris Version 5 User Manual - CPU Management.
  • πŸ”” Does Blue Iris work on Mac?
    Answer
  • No, Blue Iris is not compatible with Mac operating system at the moment. However, Parallels desktop for Mac can run Blue Iris well.
  • πŸ”” How do I add IP camera to Blue Iris?
    Answer
  • 1. At the top right of the Blue Iris interface, click on the β€œ+” button.
    2. Input the camera name, type, and options choosing.
    3. Click OK, and the Network IP cameras configuration page will popup automatically.
    4. Enter the camera IP address into the Address box, and also the username and password of the camera. (You can also use Find/Inspect to search automatically.)
    Please refer to Blue Iris Version 5 User Manual for more detailed info.
  • UI3 is the default web interface of Blue Iris since 2018.
  • πŸ”” Do Amcrest cameras work with Blue Iris?
    Answer
  • Yes, Blue Iris supports Amcrest cameras.
  • πŸ”” What is the best free IP camera software?
    Answer
  • Blue Iris can be one of the best IP cameras software in 2020. It can record up to 64 cameras, which is capable of covering lots of locations and angles. It allows you to monitor each camera view through your computer easily, or remotely by using the built-in web server, or mobile app. You can be notified via email, mobile phone, or loudspeaker whenever anything goes on. It packed with many other excellent features such as user-friendly interface, audio and motion detection, time-stamped, etc, which makes Blue Iris one of the best video-security solutions.
  • πŸ”” How do you use the Blue Iris app?
    Answer
  • Blue Iris provides Apps both on Android and iOS. To use Blue Iris via the app,
    1. Complete a login page. (At the page, use part of your Blue Iris license key to get your server addresses, or you can input them manually.)
    2. Add your mobile device to the Mobile Devices page in Settings. (Select the type of your mobile device, its name, device ID, or you can use the Edit button to set your device description and tags.)
    3. Enable the geofencing feature by selecting it. (Optional.)
    Please refer to Blue Iris Version 5 User Manual for additional info.
  • πŸ”” How do I set up Blue Iris?
    Answer
  • 1. Install and run Blue Iris.
    2. Connect cameras to the POE switch.
    3. Configure each camera’s IP address, and each camera’s username and password.
    4. Plug all the cameras into a switch, and your HTPC into the switch.
    5. Open Blue Iris, Add IP Address of each camera and click on Find/Inspect.
    For more detailed guide, please refer to Blue Iris Version 5 User Manual.
  • πŸ”” How do I access Blue Iris remotely?
    Answer
  • You can access Blue Iris remotely via web browser. To access Blue Iris web server from another PC or any web-enabled device,
    1. Open a browser.
    2. Type the name of the Blue Iris computer into the address bar. (For example, http://homepc or LAN IP address e.g., http://192.168.2.2:81).
    3. Input your username and password once connecting.
    Please refer to Blue Iris Version 5 User Manual for additional info.
  • πŸ”” What port does Blue Iris use?
    Answer
  • Blue Iris uses port 81 by default.
  • πŸ”” Does Blue Iris work on Linux?
    Answer
  • No, Blue Iris does not support Linux at the moment.
  • πŸ”” Which is better NVR or DVR?
    Answer
  • The differences between NVR (Network Video Recorder) and DVR (Digital Video Recorder) are the cost, the installation, the type of cameras and the cabling they use. Most NVRs are used with IP cameras and Ethernet cables, while DVRs are used with analog cameras and coaxial cables. NVR security camera systems usually are a bit more expensive than DVR. Still, NVR systems enable smart functions such as facial recognition, which tend to have higher video quality, and it also requires easier installation. DVR could be a better solution for people who are working on a budget and have analog cameras or coaxial cables installed. If you are a tech expert and looking for a relatively top security system, then NVR systems could fit your needs better.
  • πŸ”” How do I find my Blue Iris license key?
    Answer
  • You can find your Blue Iris license key in your email box after your purchase has been successfully completed. You may want to print it out or write it down, just in case you might need them for the future when you are planning to transfer your Blue Iris to a new computer.
  • πŸ”” How many cameras can Blue Iris support?
    Answer
  • Blue Iris can support monitoring up to 64 cameras.
  • πŸ”” Does Blue Iris work with WYZE?
    Answer
  • Yes, WYZE works with Blue Iris.
  • πŸ”” Does Blue Iris work with ring?
    Answer
  • No, Blue Iris cannot work with ring as ring does not allow RTSP.
  • πŸ”” Does the ring doorbell work with Blue Iris?
    Answer
  • No, ring doorbell cannot work with Blue Iris since the ring doorbell is not ONVIF or RTSP compatible so that you cannot import ring doorbell video to Blue Iris. But there are Blue Iris compatible doorbell cameras, such as the RCA doorbell camera, or ONVIF, Z-Wave video doorbell.
  • πŸ”” Does Blue Iris have a mobile app?
    Answer
  • Yes, Blue Iris Mobile App is available for both Android and iPhone.
  • πŸ”” How do I upgrade my Blue Iris 4 to 5?
    Answer
  • To upgrade Blue Iris v4 to v5,
    1. Make sure you backup your Settings and License from Blue Iris version 4 before you are upgrading to version 5, in case they would be gone during upgrading.
    2. Download and install the Blue Iris Version 5. (Register with your Blue Iris version 4 key.)
    3. Uninstall version 4 once version 5 running and everything has been transferred. (Note: Be sure to reply β€œYes” when asked to retain Registration & Settings when you are trying to uninstall version 4, so that you do not need to start from scratch.)
    Please refer to Blue Iris V4 to V5 Upgrade Procedure for more detailed info.
  • πŸ”” What is Blue Iris?
    Answer
  • Blue Iris is a video surveillance recording software that supports up to 64 cameras monitoring, which allows you to view anything you want from home or office while you are away.
  • πŸ”” Can I use one registration code on both Windows and Mac computers?
    Answer
  • Unfortunately no, Blue Iris license can only be installed on one PC at a time. Also, Blue Iris for mac is not available at the moment. However, you can use Blue Iris built-in webserver to view live cameras, recorded clips, and alerts anywhere from any web-enabled device.
  • πŸ”” What is new in Blue Iris 5?
    Answer
  • Blue Iris 5 adds some new features, like:
    - UI refresh
    - Help documentation refresh
    - High DPI display awareness
    - Remote management
    - Alert action set lists
    - New alert action types
    - Clip management updates
    - And more
    Please take a look at Blue Iris Version 5 Updates for more detailed Info.
  • πŸ”” What is the limitation of the Blue Iris trial version?
    Answer
  • There is no limitation in the Blue Iris Free trial version. Try Blue Iris Free Demo for 15 days without any features limitation.
  • πŸ”” What is the latest version of Blue Iris?
    Answer
  • The Blue Iris current version is Blue Iris v5.
  • πŸ”” How many computers can I install Blue Iris?
    Answer
  • Blue Iris is licensed per PC. However, now Blue Iris has a built-in web server, which enables you to connect to your Blue Iris anywhere when you have any web-enabled device.
  • πŸ”” Is there any discount if I need a multi-user license?
    Answer
  • ColorMango has 10% off on Blue Iris multi-camera license (Blue Iris Full Version), which supports 64 cameras maximum. With the built-in web server, it allows you to connect to your Blue Iris anywhere with any web-enabled device so that no need for a second license. But if in other circumstances that you still need purchase a second Blue Iris license, you can email Blue Iris Sales Support sales@blueirissoftware.com for a discount.
  • πŸ”” Does Blue Iris have an academic discount?
    Answer
  • No, there is no academic discount for Blue Iris. But still, you can enjoy 10% off on Blue Iris Full Version, plus win VSDC Video Editor Pro ($19.99) for Free at ColorMango now.
  • πŸ”” Does Blue Iris have a student discount?
    Answer
  • No, Blue Iris does not have a student discount. Instead, ColorMango provides a 10% discount on Blue Iris Full Version.
  • πŸ”” Does Blue Iris have a military discount?
    Answer
  • No, Blue Iris does not have a military discount. However, there is 10% off on Blue Iris Full Verison at ColorMango.
  • πŸ”” Where can I find the biggest coupon code for Blue Iris at the best price?
    Answer
  • You can always find the largest discount code for Blue Iris at the lowest price on ColorMango, save you 10% off on Blue Iris Full Version at $62.95, plus win VSDC Video Editor Pro ($19.99) for FREE.
  • πŸ”” Is Blue Iris software free?
    Answer
  • No, Blue Iris provides users two versions: LE Version ($34.95) and Full Version ($69.95). However, Blue Iris software offers a 15 days Free Trial, and you can access all the features during your trial.
  • πŸ”” Is Blue Iris a one-time fee or an annual subscription?
    Answer
  • Blue Iris license is for a lifetime, and Free Basic Support is included for one year. Blue Iris LE Version costs $34.95, and Blue Iris Full Version is $$69.95. ColorMango provides 10% off on Blue Iris Full Version now.
  • πŸ”” How much is the Blue Iris business license price?
    Answer
  • Blue Iris does not have a business license. However, Blue Iris Full Version costs $69.95 and supports up to 64 cameras, which can be used for business. ColorMango offers a 10% discount on Blue Iris Full Version Now.
  • πŸ”” How much is the Blue Iris enterprise license price?
    Answer
  • Blue Iris does not have an enterprise license at the moment. It comes in two versions, LE version ($34.95) and Full version ($69.95). If you are looking for a multi-camera supported license, try Blue Iris Full Version - It supports up to 64 cameras. ColorMango now has a 10% discount on Blue Iris Full Version.
  • πŸ”” How much does Blue Iris Cost? What is the price of Blue Iris?
    Answer
  • Blue Iris LE Version (only supports one camera) costs $34.95, and it’s $69.95 for Blue Iris Full Version (supports up to 64 cameras). Now at ColorMango it will save you 10% off on Blue Iris Full Version and win VSDC Video Editor Pro ($19.99) for FREE.
  • πŸ”” I would like to order Blue Iris - want to ask if the purchase is simply an unlock code that I can download to activate a demo copy.
    Answer
  • Once your order is validated, our system will automatically send you a registration e-mail containing the registration key (unlock code) and program download URL.
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    Answer
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  • πŸ”” Hi can i install this on my pc and my 2 laptops in my house and also does it come with a phone app to monitor cameras
    Answer
  • The licenses are per-PC, but additional licenses can be purchased for half-price after the initial purchase. And the client application is $9.99 and can be found in the Apple App Store and GooglePlay store, but this can be installed on up to 5 devices within the same purchasing account.
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