VI Monitor for Mac

Access live and recorded video from any camera using an Apple computer.

  • View cameras from any Video Insight Server
  • Full Resolution H.264 images
  • View facility maps with the location of your cameras
  • Save, email snapshots, or export the snapshot
    into iPhoto
  • Integration with Active Directory/LDAP
    users and groups
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VI Monitor displayed on Macbook Air

A video management system app designed exclusively for Mac users that allows access to live and recorded video from any camera on any server. Users can view and control PTZ cameras, view full resolution and high frame rates with H.264. The app imports all settings from a single address providing users access to individual cameras or in groups of cameras in pre-defined views. Users can save, email snapshots, or export the snapshot into iPhoto. View recorded video by selecting a video file, a specific time, or a motion event. View facility maps with the location of your cameras, embedded views, and embedded maps. User access is controlled by the Video Insight Server with robust integration with Active Directory/LDAP users and groups.


  • Unlimited number of monitoring servers
  • Import a server's cameras, maps, and layouts with just one IP address
  • Integrated Active Directory login
  • Support for private and public IP addresses
  • Option to use unique login credentials for each server providing federated login
  • View server statistics such as CPU and memory utilization, used disk space, available cameras, serial number, and unique ID
  • View current connection and server version for all your servers at a glance
  • View system logs for a server
  • Reload all servers or one particular server at the touch of a button
VI Monitor for Mac Application
VI Monitor for Mac - Cameras and Video

Cameras and Video

  • Access live and recorded video from any Video Insight server
  • View live cameras in layouts of up to 36 cameras
  • Stream MJPEG, MPEG4, and H.264 video
  • Save a video snapshot as an email attachment, as a file on your system, or export it directly to iPhoto
  • "Quick Rewind" from live video
  • Maintain aspect ratio of high resolution images
  • View camera information such as frame size, frame rate, last read and write times, network bandwidth, codec, and camera model
  • Control PTZ enabled cameras
  • Point PTZ enabled cameras to preselected positions
  • Quick access to recorded video through a list of files by entering a date and time, or by selecting motion events
  • Select recorded video files or motion events for a specific day, month, or year range
  • Facility maps with image links for cameras, embedded layouts, and embedded facility maps

User Interface

  • Designed for Mac
  • Layered user interface in order to maintain a sense of depth and continuity when going from one element to the next, i.e.: when going from a live video to a list of recorded videos for that same camera
  • Cameras, maps, and layouts are organized into collapsible sections for convenience
  • Cameras, maps, and layouts are easily distinguishable within their respective section lists by displaying large image thumbnails. In the case of layouts, the layout cell will cycle through thumbnails for all cameras in that layout when the mouse pointer hovers over the cell
  • Full-screen mode
User Interface Organized and Designed for Mac

Used By Companies of All Sizes

Panasonic, Sony, Axis, D-link, Pelco