Linux video surveillance software

Bluecherry is a Linux based server application with a Windows, Linux and OS-X client.


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Completely Open Source

As of April 20, 2019 Bluecherry has released the entire software suite as open source under the GPL licensing.

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Quickly add network cameras

Quickly add ONVIF supported network cameras automatically with our network scan / detection tool

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Cross platform client

Our open source client is available for Linux, Windows and OS X

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Quick, easy installation

Copy and paste our repository links and install our software in seconds

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User based roles and access

Quickly and easily setup new users and only give them access to cameras or features you want.

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Priority support available

We offer Community forums, Live Chat and email based support and phone support can be purchased separately.

Get started!

# Install Bluecherry on Ubuntu (LTS version) and Debian 
 sudo bash -c "$(wget -O -"  

# Install Bluecherry on CentOS 7
  sudo bash -c "$(curl -s" 

Once installed, connect to the newly installed server with a web browser (https://bluecherryserver:7001)
(Default login: Admin / bluecherry)

# Install the Linux client:
sudo apt-get install bluecherry-client

Pricing information

Community edition


Community support

Get Started
Personal / small business

From $40

One time fee
Forums support
Slack (chat) support


From $90

Yearly subscription
Phone support (8x5)


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Slack chat

Connect with us on Slack chat!

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Check out the conversations on our forums

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Fork us on Github

Watch, commit or fork us on Github!