ContaCam – Free video surveillance and live webcam software

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Real-time webcams and surveillance applications are the main solution for monitoring houses, stores, as well as any place where security system is needed. Streaming and recording the content captured by such devices need the help of software such as ContaCam, thus forming an efficient and secure monitoring system that relies on a password-protected function integrated Web server to stream the video content.

ContaCam is a free, professional, practical and easy-to-use camera monitoring software developed by Oliver Pfister from Switzerland. It has very comprehensive features, integrates motion detection, 24-hour recording, history playback and other functions in one place, can bring you a complete monitoring solution, enabling you quickly and effectively monitor the targets in real time.

In addition to the conventional video monitoring functions, ContaCam also supports 24 hours of motion detection, can automatically start security recording and send notifications, supports WDM, VFW, DV and web cameras, provides historical capture function, supports for multiple cameras at the same time, can be used to record games, movies, …, can be started as a Windows service, and more. Besides, it also has a very powerful security protection function, which can protect EB server’s password.

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  • Supported from Windows Vista up to Windows 10
  • The program is available in the following languages: English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish
  • CCTV security surveillance with motion detection recording
  • Motion detection events presented as animated thumbnails in web browser, check the street demo and the home demo
  • Motion detection actions like sending email with attached movement file or running any external program
  • Daily summary video creation option
  • Manual records and snapshots (video game captures, movie recording, …)
  • Integrated web server with password protection (internet or intranet)
  • Supported are Webcams, WDM, DV devices and Network / IP cameras (streaming with RTSP / H.264 / H.265 or MJPEG)
  • Integrated with Plate Recognizer for license plate recognition. See instructions on how to set up ANPR on ContaCam
  • Remote watching by enabling port forwarding or using a Cloud Client (Dropbox, …)
  • Unlimited parallel cameras setup
  • Re-stream a video source through the web server, see this FAQ entry
  • Can be started as a Windows Service to keep running and recording even if not logged in
  • Audio support for USB webcams, capture cards and rtsp ip cameras

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