2.Quick Start
3.Working with Devices
Selecting a Monitoring Device
Manual Recording
Taking photos Manually
Camera Manager
Preview Control Bar
Add Camera Wizard
Enabling Motion or Noise Detection
Refreshing Device List
Changing Camera Properties
Changing Video Properties
Changing TV Tuner Card and Video Crossbar Properties
Scheduling Devices
Device Scheduling Options
Working with IP Cameras
Using IP Cameras
Adding IP Camera
Searching for IP Camera Address
Editing IP Camera Settings
Removing IP Cameras
Controlling the Movement of an IP Camera
4.Auto Configuration Wizard
5.Types of Alerts
6.Motion/Noise Settings
7.Working with Periodically Activated Alerts
8.Remote Monitoring
9.Configuring FTP Settings
10.Minimizing the Application
11.Media Files
12.Keyboard Shortcuts
13.Event Logs

WebCam Monitor 6.28

Adding IP Camera

To use an IP Camera with WebCam Monitor, you must first add the IP Camera and specify its settings.  To add an IP Camera:

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options
  2. Select the Camera Manager tab. 
  3. Click Add
  4. Specify the IP Camera's settings and click OK.

You can also add the IP Camera by using the Add Camera Wizard.  Once you add an IP camera, the settings get saved and are restored every time you restart the application.  These settings are not lost even when you re-install the application in case of an upgrade etc.

If Your IP Camera is Not Listed

WebCam Monitor supports many different type of IP cameras.  If your IP Camera is not listed, try selecting the Generic IP Camera from the Camera Model dropdown box and specifying the URL yourself.  To find the URL for the video stream, please refer to your IP camera's user manual.


Some cameras require authentication to view the video stream.  To specify the user name and password required for authentication:

  1. In the IPCamera Settings dialog, check the Camerarequiresauthentication option. 
  2. Specify the UserName and Password required for authentication.  Please avoid using special characters in the password.  Use only numbers and letters.

Testing the IP Camera

To test if WebCam Monitor is able to connect to the specified IP Camera, click the Test button in the Camera Manager.

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