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Changes for v7.2.0.0 - v7.2.1.0

  • Rollback ffmpeg update
  • Updated translations and ptz

Changes for v7.1.8.0 - v7.2.0.0

  • Bug fixes
  • Fix issue with channel swap when using VLC 3+
  • Update ffmpeg version

Changes for v7.1.4.0 - v7.1.6.0

  • Fix high cpu with saving audio files
  • Fix issue with opening mp3 files in web browser

Changes for v7.1.3.0 - v7.1.4.0

  • Fix file size and cpu issue

Changes for v7.1.2.0 - v7.1.3.0

  • Updated ONVIF support

Changes for v7.1.1.0 - v7.1.2.0

  • Fix bug with recording to mobile profiles
  • Add support for older onvif devices

Changes for v7.0.6.0 - v7.0.7.0

  • Fix for reconnecting to some RTSP streams
  • Fix for visual smearing of some high res UDP streams

Changes for v7.0.5.0 - v7.0.6.0

  • Fix audio issues

Changes for v7.0.3.0 - v7.0.5.0

  • Fix issue with PTZ controller and Onvif Presets
  • Fix issue with ffmpeg rtsp connections 4/29/2018
  • Updated FFMPEG
  • Updates to IP camera connections
  • Fix issue with encoded usernames and empty passwords
  • Add new web services

Changes for v7.0.2.0 - v7.0.3.0

  • bug fixes
  • updates to add camera wizard
  • fixes for some camera timeouts
  • fix for vlc integration

Changes for v7.0.0.0 - v7.0.1.0

  • Fix an issue with scanning for rtsp cameras
  • add more error handling around cloud uploads

Changes for v6.9.8.0 - v7.0.0.0

  • Fix rare hang issue
  • Retry file in use error for cloud uploads
  • Add PTZ definitions

Changes for v6.9.7.0 - v6.9.8.0

  • Add pelco spectra enhanced ptz
  • Fix issue with google drvie cloud
  • Add stretchy reconnect camera logic

Changes for v6.9.2.0 - v6.9.7.0

  • fix potential encoding bug
  • rtsp bug fix
  • file size update (quality settings)
  • framerate update

Changes for v6.9.1.0 - v6.9.2.0

  • Reduce file size of recorded files

Changes for v6.8.9.0 - v6.9.0.0

  • Better encoding quality on recorder

Changes for v6.8.6.0 - v6.8.8.0

  • Fix issue with post recording events (cloud upload/ ftp)

Changes for v6.8.5.0 - v6.8.6.0

  • ffmpeg update
  • bug fix rollup

Changes for v6.8.4.0 - v6.8.5.0

  • Fix issue with PTZ override URLs
  • Added support for decimal frame rate limiters

Changes for v6.8.2.0 - v6.8.4.0

  • Performance improvement
  • Bug fixes
  • Wizard update
  • Text to speech fix
  • Also, launched our new windows service based platform,

Changes for v6.8.1.0 - v6.8.2.0

  • Updated camera database
  • Fixed a bug with storage directories
  • Fixed a bug with VLC audio sources

Changes for v6.8.0.0 - v6.8.1.0

  • Fix for motion detection bug
  • Fix for some plugin issues
  • Fix for motion detection bug
  • Fix for some plugin issues

Changes for v6.7.9.0 - v6.8.0.0

  • Performance improvement
  • Crashing bug fix in NAudio on broken audio streams

Changes for v6.7.7.0 - v6.7.9.0

  • Fixed afeed dropout issue with some RTSP cameras Onvif update
  • Network reconnect issue fix
  • MJPEG issue fix

Changes for v6.7.6.0 - v6.7.7.0

  • Fix issue with microphone recording
  • Add Russian translations

Changes for v6.7.5.0 - v6.7.6.0

  • Fix connecting to ONVIF RTSP cameras that use digest authentication
  • Fix recording to AVI with audio
  • Performance improvements

Changes for v6.7.4.0 - v6.7.5.0

  • Performance improvements
  • Added PTZ definition (SunEyes)
  • Fix potential deadlock

Changes for v6.7.3.0 - v6.7.4.0

  • Fixed an issue with mic buffer
  • Fixed an issue with slow startup/ lost camera streams causing stuttering
  • Fixed an issue with mic buffer
  • Fixed an issue with slow startup/ lost camera streams causing stuttering

Changes for v6.6.4.0 - v6.6.7.0

  • Move to new blob storage
  • Media stream disconnect fix

Changes for v6.5.8.0 - v6.6.4.0

  • Bug fixes - freezing streams and startup time
  • Added ptz definition
  • Sources update
  • Detect old OS. 3/3/2017
  • Bug fixes - freezing streams and startup time
  • Added ptz definition
  • Sources update
  • Detect old OS. 3/3/2017
  • Added support for 2000+ new cameras
  • Support new version of FFMPEG
  • Completely re-written ONVIF support
  • Support for password digest authentication
  • IMPORTANT: This version of iSpy is only compatible with windows 7 and above (due to changes in FFMPEG).
  • The last version that works with Windows versions below 7 is

Changes for v6.5.7.0 - v6.5.8.0

  • Fixed an issue with dropbox

Changes for v6.5.6.0 - v6.5.7.0

  • Update to fix an issue with storage management not running

Changes for v6.5.3.0 - v6.5.6.0

  • Fixed an issue with GZip encoding (iSpyCentral compatibility)
  • Bug Fixes
  • Updates to grid view
  • Sources updated
  • Added Portugese

Changes for v6.5.1.0 - v6.5.3.0

  • Fix for an issue with the add camera wizard
  • Fix some threading issues
  • Fix an issue with scheduler
  • Added translations for website json objects
  • Fix some layout issues
  • Cleaned sources database
  • Added new PTZ definitions
  • Fixed an issue with update check
  • Fix some threading issues
  • Fix an issue with scheduler
  • Added translations for website json objects
  • Fix some layout issues
  • Cleaned sources database
  • Added new PTZ definitions
  • Fixed an issue with update check

Changes for v6.5.0.0 - v6.5.1.0

  • Fixed an issue with windows XP
  • Modified alerts to color the border instead of flash the background
  • Added an intelligent grid layout option
  • Added fill mode to cameras - fill the area or preserve aspect ratio of the video.

Changes for v6.4.2.0 - v6.5.0.0

  • Fixed an issue with GZip compression 12/28/2015
  • Fixed an issue with controlling some PTZ cameras 12/21/2015
  • Added full support for new web platform
  • Fixed an issue wiith dropbox uploads
  • Updated scheduling system
  • Happy Christmas :) 12/17/2015
  • Fixes for some PTZ issues,
  • New PTZ definitions,
  • New Wix based installer
  • Some UI updates/ grid view fixes
  • Added digest authentication support
  • Improved (full text search) add camera wizard

Changes for v6.4.0.0 - v6.4.2.0

  • Lots of code updates (c# v6 improvements)
  • New Wix based installer
  • Fixes for some issues with FFMPEG and VLC feeds

Changes for v6.3.7.0 - v6.4.0.0

  • Reverted the ffmpeg build
  • Minor updates to VLC
  • Updated version of FFMPEG
  • Fix for adding objects via http request

Changes for v6.3.5.0 - v6.3.7.0

  • Fixed an issue with google drive/ youtube authorisation

Changes for v6.3.4.0 - v6.3.5.0

  • A few minor bug fixes
  • Updates for VLC
  • Fixes for some talk issues
  • Added audio, controls and talk support for IP Webcam (Android) application

Changes for v6.3.3.0 - v6.3.4.0

  • Updated youtube integration to latest API
  • Updated cloud integration
  • Encrypted passwords in XML store
  • Added upload to YouTube button
  • Added support for SFTP
  • Added binding options to webserver for better support with multiple NICs

Changes for v6.3.1.0 - v6.3.3.0

  • Updated version of FFMPEG
  • Fix for potential issues reconnecting to MJPEG streams
  • Added a "Reconnect Failed" action option
  • Tweaks for selecting media in the media pane

Changes for v6.3.0.0 - v6.3.1.0

  • Added fix for ptz zoom that requires stop command
  • Updated Norwegian translations
  • Updated FFMPEG library
  • FFMPEG optimisations
  • Fix for issue with alert grid view

Changes for v6.2.9.0 - v6.3.0.0

  • Fixed an issue with motion range calculations
  • Fixed an issue with alert notifications
  • Added a "maximise and restore" option to alert grid views

Changes for v6.2.7.0 - v6.2.9.0

  • Added additional alert event types (alert stopped, recording started, recording stopped)
  • Updates to some plugin related issues.

Changes for v6.2.6.0 - v6.2.7.0

  • Added recording framerate settings to web settings html template
  • Fixed an issue where port scans can crash the server

Changes for v6.2.5.0 - v6.2.6.0

  • Updates to VLC and FFMPEG plugin.
  • Fixes to enable hardware acceleration on VLC plugin for some feeds
  • Couple of minor bug fixes

Changes for v6.2.4.0 - v6.2.5.0

  • New version of FFMPEG
  • Swapped select button on UI
  • Fixed an issue with triggered recordings

Changes for v6.2.3.0 - v6.2.4.0

  • Worked around an issue with VLC thread leaks
  • Fixed an issue with grid alert view

Changes for v6.2.2.0 - v6.2.3.0

  • Fixed a memory leak issue with reconnecting VLC streams
  • Fixed a potential memory issue with desktop streams

Changes for v6.2.1.0 - v6.2.2.0

  • Fixed an issue when adding video sources with audio embedded
  • Ignore key commands when multiple unrelated keys are pressed
  • Updated PTZ list

Changes for v6.1.9.0 - v6.2.1.0

  • Fixed an issue with audio ispy server/ vlc feeds
  • potential fix for hang on shutdown with some audio sources

Changes for v6.1.3.0 - v6.1.9.0

  • Fixed a few issues with ffmpeg recording
  • Added microphone cloning
  • Added gain settings for finer control of motion and sound detection
  • Added creation of new log file on date change
  • Added minimum recording duration settings

Changes for v6.1.2.0 - v6.1.3.0

  • Fixed an issue with grid views

Changes for v6.1.1.0 - v6.1.2.0

  • Updated motion processing to calculate change percentages based on zones
  • Fixed a bug with FTP not saving passive flag
  • Fixed a bug with maximum number of cameras in grid view capped at 36
  • Added support for multiple levels of permissions based on password (see permissions in settings)
  • Added lock option to file menu
  • Fixed a bug with photo mode on local devices
  • Fixed a potential issue with FFMPEG timeouts
  • Fixed several issues with VLC audio sources

Changes for v6.1.0.0 - v6.1.1.0

  • Fixed an issue with aborted google drive authentication blocking the ispy application
  • Modified VLC code to enable install without restarting iSpy
  • Removed http keepalives due to problem with MJPEG streams generating protocol errors

Changes for v6.0.9.0 - v6.1.0.0

  • Added multiple Picture in Picture support (overlay video from multiple other cameras)
  • Added None to PTZ options (to disable)
  • Added support for ePTZ for Fisheye cameras (using digital PTZ controls)
  • Fixed an issue with the setup project creating a desktop shortcut when told not to.
  • Added alert option to play sound through camera speaker
  • Added referrer authentication to lock down embedded streams
  • Reverted FFMPEG due to continuing issues with the recent FFMPEG builds
  • Fixed a bug with grid view empty cells
  • Fixed an issue with cloned cameras when the source camera has a transform applied
  • Fixed a bug with color background modeling
  • Added a PTZ scheduler switch to context menu switch option
  • Fixed an issue with google drive authentication
  • Added grid view options to view menu
  • Fixed an issue with alerting on no motion when enabling the camera
  • Fixed several issues with updating and moving media directories
  • Added HTTP keep-alives

Changes for v6.0.8.0 - v6.0.9.0

  • Fixed an issue with youtube uploads
  • Fixed an issue with grid view FPS limiting
  • Added ability to add objects to grid view when overlays are disabled
  • Added alerts and schedule on/off options to context menu
  • Removed recording icon if camera is reconnecting
  • Added "Switch Off Object" option to alert actions
  • Updated PTZ and source database
  • Graphical tweaks to grid view

Changes for v6.0.0.0 - v6.0.8.0

  • Fixed an issue with VLC

Changes for v5.9.8.0 - v6.0.0.0

  • Fixed a bug with max record time
  • Added version detection to VLC 64 bit code

Changes for v5.9.4.0 - v5.9.8.0

  • Fixed:
  • Issue with image and FTP settiings
  • Recording duration bug
  • Internal timer updates
  • Refresh issue with grid views
  • More responsive recording
  • Added:
  • Dual ranger for audio alerts
  • Snapshot mode for local devices
  • Automatic image settings checkbox
  • Video/Audio file merger
  • H265 Decoder (new version of FFMPEG)
  • Alert groups and new alert suspension logic (suspend alerts based on group camera activity)
  • Removed:
  • VLC 64 bit - install VLC 64 bit manually for future versions of iSpy 64 bit

Changes for v5.9.3.0 - v5.9.4.0

  • Updated Icons
  • Fix for corrupted frames in some RTSP feeds
  • Added an open program switch on snapshot option to settings
  • Moved FTP servers to settings
  • Added dropbox and google drive cloud integration (fully automatic and manual upload options)

Changes for v5.9.2.0 - v5.9.3.0

  • Moved save frames to it's own tab
  • Added minimum interval to FTP and save frames
  • Added support for using SSL certificates (see settings)
  • Updated translations
  • Added new icons for all views
  • Added grid view to context menu
  • Added talk option "Local Playback" for remote talk and text via the browser
  • Improvements to FFMPEG UDP streaming
  • Made TCP the default option for FFMPEG
  • Fixed a hang issue with the IP camera scanner
  • Add maximise object option to context menu
  • Fixed a thread leak issue with the VLC plugin

Changes for v5.9.0.0 - v5.9.2.0

  • Bug fixes related to FFMPEG streams
  • Added a virtual device manager for switching streams on the virtual webcam live without needing to use application settings (supports multi-view)
  • Removed the grid view options from the view menu and added a new grid view manager control to the toolbar
  • Some UI tweaks
  • Rolled back the FFMPEG library update (some reported instability with the latest update)
  • Fixed an issue with storage management
  • Improved responsiveness of FTP and Save Frames on motion detect code.

Changes for v5.8.9.0 - v5.9.0.0

  • Added connecting notification to web views when source is reconnecting
  • Fixed some memory issues related to grid view and remote viewing
  • Added option to archive instead of delete to storage management settings (global and object specific)
  • Changed "connecting" text to an icon (and moved it)

Changes for v5.8.3.0 - v5.8.6.0

  • Added option to archive media to a separate folder
  • Added full alerting options for disconnect/ reconnect events (see alert tab when editing camera and microphone)
  • Fixed some timer related issues
  • Fixed issues related to time changes (summer/winter time zone changes)
  • Added support for fractional second grab/ FTP
  • Moved Email templates to settings (see the messaging tab in settings to modify the email templates)`
  • Added grid views to main menu bar
  • Fixed an issue with cloned video sources
  • Fixed an issue with grid views
  • Added archive option to context menu in media panel
  • Added archive command to web interface
  • Fixed playback sequence order in media player

Changes for v5.8.2.0 - v5.8.3.0

  • Added positional zoom control to grid view (mouse wheel)
  • Fixed a couple of issues with simultaneous use of ispy with grid views (object in use errors)
  • Added view files option to grid view
  • Added a free virtual webcam driver so you can use cameras you have running in ispy in skype and other applications (alpha release any problems with it please post in the forums)

Changes for v5.7.9.0 - v5.8.2.0

  • Fixed a few issues with internal timers
  • Fixed an issue with mic alert modes when using multimedia streams
  • Added positional zoom controls for mouse wheel zooming
  • Updated ffmpeg libraries
  • Added plugins to settings (you can now install plugins without restarting ispy)
  • Added an option to delete associated media when removing cameras and microphones
  • Changed timelapse frames to save to the grabs directory
  • Better autogeneration of object names (no more duplicates)
  • Added an option to VLC feeds to use the GPU for H264 decoding (experimental - may actually result in worse performance depending on your graphics card)

Changes for v5.7.4.0 - v5.7.9.0

  • Integrated common controls into the grid view
  • Added mic support into grid view
  • Fixed an issue with alerts/motion grid views
  • Pressing delete in the media panel now deletes media
  • Updated camera database
  • Added maximise to grid view (double click grid cell)
  • Added Fisheye correction option (see advanced video settings)
  • Fixed issue with mic alerts
  • Fixed issue with retention of storage management settings
  • Fixed an issue with the VLC plugin
  • Added an auto-off option to cameras to turn them off after a period of inactivity and a new alert action to turn cameras on.

Changes for v5.7.2.0 - v5.7.4.0

  • Added new functionality to grid views (default camera and timeout settings for alert and motion monitoring mode)
  • Added Edit, Hold/Cycle and Next controls to grid view
  • Fixed several issues with disconnected media storage locations
  • Added write timeout code to ffmpeg (for disconnected media storage when writing video files)
  • Updates to PTZ code for passing authentication to some cameras
  • Fixes for some (rare) thread locking scenarios

Changes for v5.7.0.0 - v5.7.2.0

  • Fixed an issue with record all and stop all commands
  • Improved some threading logic.
  • Fixed an issue with configuration data for new users
  • Potential fix for some issues with ffmpeg.

Changes for v5.6.8.0 - v5.7.0.0

  • Fixed a memory leak in ffmpeg
  • New storage management settings (supports saving to different folders/ drives)
  • New version of ffmpeg library
  • Running the update check in a background thread
  • Fixed an issue with restoring the window
  • Added continuous playthrough of selected media in the media panel
  • Fixed an issue with remote PTZ for some cameras
  • Re-wrote server ping logic
  • New folder browser dialogs
  • New disconnection/reconnection logic
  • Rewritten object list saving and loading logic
  • New grid view options for automatically displaying recent motion detected cameras or alerted cameras
  • New option for displaying feeds at correct aspect ratio in grid view
  • Webservice API updated

Changes for v5.6.7.0 - v5.6.8.0

  • Added multiple video transform options (rotate/flip)
  • Updates to disconnection alert system (supports different email addresses per object)
  • Added filter controls to the media panel
  • Updates to support group name options for the command line and http interface (specify a group to apply a command to instead of a specific object)

Changes for v5.6.6.0 - v5.6.7.0

  • Fix for an issue with the new nVLC plugin
  • Fix for an issue with disconnection alerts
  • Added new functionality for grid views - they're now editable,supports full screen, always on top, context menus, and monitor selection (thanks Van Le!)

Changes for v5.6.5.0 - v5.6.6.0

  • Fixed a bug with alerts
  • Updates to storage management logging
  • Fixed a bug with 2 cameras triggering recording on each other
  • Updates to ffmpeg flush code
  • See options on ispyconnect timeline tab for new desktop notifications (webkit browsers (chrome) only)

Changes for v5.5.8.0 - v5.6.5.0

  • New alerts system with new alert types - network message, call URL, HTTP POST framegrab etc. Now supports multiple events per alert.
  • Fixed an issue with disconnection notifications
  • Resizable motion detection areas
  • Updated version of FFMPEG library
  • Performance improvements and bug fixes

Changes for v5.5.6.0 - v5.5.8.0

  • Fixed an issue with disconnection from web services
  • Added support for white-space usernames and passwords
  • Fixed saving of joystick settings
  • Fixed an issue with shutting down multiple cameras whilst recording

Changes for v5.5.4.0 - v5.5.6.0

  • Fixed an issue with ffmpeg recording
  • Pressing delete now removes the selected control
  • Added audio recordings to the media panel
  • Some UI tweaks

Changes for v5.5.3.0 - v5.5.4.0

  • Fixed a memory leak with multi channel audio recording
  • Fixed a bug with live listening

Changes for v5.5.2.0 - v5.5.3.0

  • Important fix for reconnection to ispy web services issue
  • Added support for multicam MJPEG feeds (implemented in the new mobile site)
  • Fixes for some potential memory leak issues
  • Mobile website updates

Changes for v5.5.0.0 - v5.5.2.0

  • Fix for some memory issues
  • New alert trigger type (external triggers)
  • Support for commercial plugins
  • New ANPR plugin (
  • New version of FFMPEG
  • Fix for incorrect date display in media panel

Changes for v5.4.8.0 - v5.5.0.0

  • Fixes for some ffmpeg issues
  • Added context menu shortcut options for plugins
  • Some deeper integration options for plugins
  • Added ability to trigger motion detection and alerts from cameras with inbuilt detection (Axis)
  • Fixes for some threading/ concurrency issues

Changes for v5.4.7.0 - v5.4.8.0

  • Fixed issue with ONVIF PTZ loading (for cameras without PTZ)
  • URL encoded usernames and passwords for wizard to enable connections to cameras with special characters in the credentials
  • Fixed an issue with alerts trigger on completion of calibration
  • Fixed an issue with email alerts when using some translation sets.

Changes for v5.4.6.0 - v5.4.7.0

  • Important fix for storage management - update if you are using
  • Updated to restore to previous window layout by default
  • Removed MMS alert option

Changes for v5.4.5.0 - v5.4.6.0

  • Added FTP rename temp file mode (ispy can now upload a .tmp file and then rename it to the correct name on upload to minimise file interruptions when viewing live).
  • Added atomic storage controls to cameras and microphones (size/age)
  • Fixed an issue with unlisted cameras on the wizard
  • Fixed an issue with reconnecting MJPEG streams
  • Fixed an issue with FFMPEG writer error handling
  • Fixed an error scenario with object reference errors on recording paired microphones via ffmpeg.
  • Added customisable fonts for timestamp

Changes for v5.4.4.0 - v5.4.5.0

  • Added a startup mode option to settings - normal. minimised, maximised or full screen
  • Fixed an issue with ONVIF cameras with non-compliant PTZ support
  • Fixed an issue with corrupted frames breaking some image processing routines
  • Fixed several issues related to disk full scenarios

Changes for v5.4.3.0 - v5.4.4.0

  • Fixed an issue with interval reconnecting MJPEG feeds
  • Added an alert mode toggle option to command line and http interfaces
  • Fixed an issue with custom kinect source feeds
  • Added alert options for disconnect/ reconnect of web services to settings

Changes for v5.4.2.0 - v5.4.3.0

  • Fixed an issue with PTZ tracking
  • Fixed an issue with multiple reconnects whilst minimized

Changes for v5.3.8.0 - v5.4.2.0

  • Fixed bug with highlight setting of object tracking retained when app restarted
  • Fixed bug with overlay plugin not saving some settings
  • Added timestamp background and foreground colour options
  • Added a new Clone camera type - you can now clone your cameras and apply different motion detectors or overlays or FTP settings to each clone.
  • Fixed a bug with the face/numberplate plugins crashing
  • Updated to new version of FFMPEG and Accord frameworks
  • Fixed several auto reconnect issues for FFMPEG devices
  • Fixed several crashing scenarios for FFMPEG connected devices
  • Fixed auto reconnect for USB devices when they are unplugged.
  • Fixed AVI recording issue (invalid framerate)
  • Updated to new version of Twitter API for instant Twitter messages
  • Added download buttons to website file viewer
  • Fixed issue with alert on no movement triggering on schedule start
  • Added a confirmation dialog to save when loading new object lists
  • Added support for ONVIF PTZ for cameras that support continuous movement mode

Changes for v5.3.7.0 - v5.3.8.0

  • Added multi cam jpeg feed for upcoming mediaportal plugin release
  • Fix for some issues people are having with recordings
  • Added name and id macros to argument field for alert triggers on cameras and microphones
  • Added RAM usage display to 64 bit iSpy
  • Added an RTSP mode switcher to FFMPEG options (if your video is glitching try setting this to TCP).
  • Added saving and restoring of extended properties of USB cameras - brightness, contrast, gain,saturation etc.

Changes for v5.3.6.0 - v5.3.7.0

  • Fixed an issue with some ffmpeg based audio feeds.
  • Added functionality to support our latest MediaPortal plugin release (which now includes live streaming audio).

Changes for v5.3.4.0 - v5.3.6.0

  • Resolved an issue with disabling cameras via scheduling

Changes for v5.3.2.0 - v5.3.4.0

  • fixed setting of movement interval
  • updated vlc audio source code
  • updated ffmpeg audio source code
  • added wizard url scanning and filtering
  • fixes for some ffmpeg issues (include deadlock)
  • fix for incorrect aspect ratio on web feed
  • updated so doesn't show when passed command through command API.
  • added full size video option to web interface

Changes for v5.3.0.0 - v5.3.2.0

  • Fixed a memory leak in FFMPEG
  • Fixed an issue on recording with Windows XP (bug carried over from code change in FFMPEG)
  • Fixed an issue with mics paired with MJPEG sources not turning back on on reconnect of the video source.

Changes for v5.2.3.0 - v5.3.0.0

  • Fixed a dll link issue with ispyserver
  • updates to ffmpeg
  • updates to vlc
  • added IAM controls (for motorised USB cameras)
  • added Pelco P and D protocols with presets (experimental)
  • added onvif PTZ with presets (experimental)
  • added fractional second triggers for movement
  • fix for 1 second movement trigger triggering on half second
  • fix for circular triggers
  • fixed a bug when shutting down during recording
  • new default values (buffers)
  • updates to sources definitions and translations
  • Fixes for some RTSP feeds with FFMPEG
  • Fixes for a couple of bugs with VLC feeds
  • Fixed a bug with Windows XP installs
  • Added support for ONVIF cameras (discovery and video feeds)
  • If you have an ONVIF compatible DVR you may now be able to add it into iSpy
  • Fixed an issue with corrupted frames triggering motion detection
  • Fixed an issue with exceptions whilst using digital PTZ

Changes for v5.1.3.0 - v5.2.3.0

  • Completely rewritten FFMPEG integration (latest build of FFMPEG) - supports more cameras, faster framerates.
  • Updated languages, sources and PTZ definitions.
  • Numerous minor bugfixes and optimisations.

Changes for v5.1.2.0 - v5.1.3.0

  • Fixes for some issues with VLC reconnects after network outages
  • Updated motion zone definer/controller (drag to move and drag off to delete)
  • Fixes for some sync issues with webservices

Changes for v5.1.0.0 - v5.1.2.0

  • Reduced CPU load
  • Added support for depth and Infrared kinect streams
  • Streamlined video processing code
  • Fixed some layout issues (when adding new microphones)
  • Improved CPU reporting
  • Improved web status reporting

Changes for v4.9.8.0 - v5.1.0.0

  • Fix for media panel checked item display
  • Better results when using the wizard to add IP cameras
  • Fixed the VLC plugin to detect lost connections and reconnect
  • Added a seek control to VLC file sources
  • VLC file sources now auto-disable at the end of the file playback.
  • 5/23/2013
  • Fixed a small memory leak
  • Fixed an issue with startup layouts
  • Fixed a couple of bugs with saving configuration data
  • Added new camera definitions
  • Fixed a bug with clearing capture directories
  • 5/21/2013
  • Added pager to media panel
  • Added selection tool to media panel
  • A crashing bug fix (affected some systems)
  • Added a feature set controller to settings
  • 5/17/2013
  • Fixed an issue with record on schedule start
  • Fixed some bugs with serving AVI files
  • Improved web interface to handle AVI downloads
  • Couple of other performance tweaks to the app interface 5/14/2013
  • Fixed an issue with the last update.
  • 5/13/2013
  • Added Tray on Minimise switch to settings
  • Rewritten server component (uses thread pool)
  • Updates to data file processing (loading happens in background)
  • Layout changes to media panel
  • Fix for odd screen sizes in virtual PCs
  • Added File/Time remaining overlay for file sources using VLC
  • Added a file chooser for the VLC source type
  • Added option to ignore audio for video sources that include an audio component (to first tab when editing the camera)
  • Updated file management code - now deletes files to the 70% limit starting with the oldest files instead of everything over x days old
  • Added a new beta 64 bit version of iSpy (see the download page)

Changes for v4.9.5.0 - v4.9.8.0

  • Added new translations
  • Added new sources
  • Added new PTZ definitions
  • Fixed a bug with PTZ
  • Fixed a bug with default values for new cameras
  • Fixed a restored layout issue
  • Fixed a potential issue with windows installer software

Changes for v4.9.0.0 - v4.9.5.0

  • Added floorplans into grid views
  • Added option to set a grid view as the start-up screen instead of the main ispy application window (see settings)
  • Updated direct-x dependencies to (potentially) fix an issue with some windows XP installs.
  • Moved from SlimDX to SharpDX direct-x libraries
  • Added calibrate on reconnect option for all video sources
  • Fixed an issue with a corrupted config.xml file.
  • Fix for broken SMS functions (sorry!)
  • SMS can now take multiple numbers - separate them with a semi colon ";"
  • Fix for SlimDX errors on some systems.
  • Updates to the translations system.

Changes for v4.8.4.0 - v4.9.0.0

  • Added USB joystick support for PTZ control (see settings)
  • Added Grid View saving
  • Some minor code improvements
  • Removed automated youtube uploads (you can still upload on demand).

Changes for v4.8.1.0 - v4.8.4.0

  • Fix for issue with alert intervals
  • Fix for directshow support for some video cards
  • Integration with custom branding/ affiliate

Changes for v4.7.7.0 - v4.8.1.0

  • Duplicate alert fixed
  • New sources and sorting
  • New contribute/ source discovery logic
  • New PTZ configurations
  • Layout tweaks
  • Updates to AForge DirectShow library (local devices and capture cards)
  • Other minor bug fixes

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