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Zavio IP Camera NVR Surveillance Software 2024

Zavio IP cameras include a 64 channel NVR software license that turns a Windows PC into a network video recorder.

IP Camera NVR Software

The  Zavio IP camera software that is included with Zavio cameras includes the following apps: main console software, remote live camera viewer, remote , remote backup, and video file verification tool. The above screenshot shows the main console recording software with 4 IP cameras at Camera Pros office. Each Zavio IP camera includes a license code in the box that enables it to be added to the recording software. For customers that prefer a standalone NVR instead of a PC based, you can learn more about Zavio stand-alone NVRs here.

This article will familiarize customers with the user interface, functions, and controls built into Zavio IP camera software.

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Software Installation

When installing the Zavio software users can choose a complete or custom installation. Please note that this software will only run on Windows. Macintosh users can follow these instructions to view Zavio IP cameras and control their NVR from Mac, but there is currently no Mac recording software available. Mac users can perform all other functions except using a Mac as an NVR.

If you choose the custom installation option, you are presented with the following options.

 Main Console – this is the NVR software / IP camera recording software that turns a Windows PC into a “network video recorder”. The main console also enables the use of the remote playback, live view, backup, iOS and Android apps to be used.
 Playback – installed on a Windows PC to access their NVR remotely to search and playback video surveillance footage recorded on the NVRs hard drive. Users can access Main console / PC based NVRs and also Zavio stand-alone NVRs with this software.
 Live View – installed on a Windows PC to access a live view of all the IP cameras running on a Main console / PC based NVRs and also Zavio stand-alone NVRs.
 Backup – installed on a Windows PC to enable remote backup of recorded video surveillance footage from Main console / PC based NVRs and also Zavio stand-alone NVRs.
 Verification – tool that verifies that recorded video is authentic.

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Main Console / Recording Software

The Main Console is the recording software that runs on a Windows PC. It supports recording up to 64 Zavio IP cameras.

IP Camera Recording Software

These are the main controls / function built into the user interface. You can read the complete Zavio software user guide here.

 Start Menu – menu to activate/ deactivate: Recording Schedule System, Smart Guard System, Counting Application, Adv Intelligent Video Surveillance, Start/Stop Monitor All, and activate/ deactivate all the functions at once.
 Playback System – brings up the recorded video playback screen.
 Schedule  – brings up the schedule configuration screen for recording.
 Smart Guard Configuration – add/edit events that you want to detect; setup actions to respond to events.
 General  – menu to modify the general settings, user account settings, save/ load General settings, open License Manager, edit counting application and metadata application, access log viewer and backup files, or setup network services.
 PTZ Camera Controls – Pan and tilt controls for PTZ cameras.
 Set Preset Point – create a preset point on a PTZ camera.
 Go to Preset Point – move the PTZ camera to the preset point.
 Zoom Out / In – zoom a PTZ camera in / out.
 Focus Far / Auto Focus / Focus Near – focus options for PTZ cameras.

Video Display Options

Users can select from a variety of camera displays / grid based on the number of IP cameras they are using.

IP Camera Software Display Options

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Recorded Video Search & Playback

The playback software is installed on a Windows PC that can be used to access you NVR(s) remotely to search and playback video surveillance footage that has been recorded to the NVR hard drive.

Zavio Windows NVR Surveillance Software
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When a user selects the Playback button, the screen displayed above appears. Here the user will be able to select the exact date and time they wish to playback. The saved video will be color-coded based on the type of recording. Always record will be represented in red, record on event is represented in blue, record on motion will be represented in green and boosting recording is represented in purple.

Windows Remote Playback Software
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After the user has selected the desired date and time, the video playback player appears as shown above. Here the user will be able to play, fast forward and reverse the recorded video. The controls on the right will allow the user to do various things such as exporting the video, printing a snapshot and viewing the recorded video log to name a few.

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Remote Live View

The live software can be installed on a Windows PC to access live video views of the Zavio IP cameras connected to PC based and stand-alone Zavio NVRs.

Windows Zavio IP Camera Software

Here is a screenshot of the live view software running on a laptop computer. The software is viewing one IP camera live.

Windows Surveillance IP Camera Software

These are the main controls available in the live view application.

 Menu / Camera Controls – From left to right the controls are as follows.
 Start Menu – Gives users access to the and I/O Control Panel menus.
 Execute Playback System – Enables playback mode so that the user may view recorded surveillance footage.
 General Setting – A general settings menu to allow the user to add recorders / cameras, adjust monitor resolution and so on.
 Stop – Disables the selected camera.
 Play – Enables the selected disabled camera.
 Delete – Removes the selected camera from the grid display.
 Grid Display – This allows the user to select between different grid displays depending on how many cameras they have connected to their NVR.
 PTZ Controls – Gives the user the ability to control a PTZ camera.
 NVR / Camera List – Displays all of the connected NVRs as well as the cameras connected to each NVR. The user can enable and disable NVRs / cameras from this menu as well.

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Remote Backup

The backup application allows users to log in to a Zavio NVR remotely, select a time-frame of recorded video, and backup the video to the remote PC.

IP Camera Software - Recorded Video Surveillance Remote Backup

To backup video, a simple-to-use interface is used to select the time-frame and the cameras to backup from. When the user clicks OK, they are given the option to also export that backup player. This allows the user to distribute both the video and player to other viewers if needed.

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Learn more about Zavio NVRs

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iPhone / iPad Compatible
iPhone IP Camera App

Android Compatible
Android IP Camera App

Mac Compatible
Mac Compatible Security DVR

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Zavio Network Video Recorder

Click here to learn more about the latest Zavio NVRs.

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Works with Zavio IP Cameras & 3rd Party IP Cameras

Zavio NVRs work with all Zavio IP cameras and thousands of third party IP camera models.

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Request a Demo

If you do not currently have a Zavio NVR and would like to log in to the demo unit at our office, please request a demo login below. You will be able to log in from iPhone, iPad, and Android mobile . You can also log in from Macintosh and Windows computers. Please click here to request a demo login.

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Complete IP Camera Systems

IP Camera System

Did you know? CCTV Camera Pros can provide a complete IP camera system quote that includes a stand along Zavio NVR or a custom PC based NVR build using the 64 channel IP camera software included with all Zavio IP cameras. We can also include any number and model of cameras, CAT-5 cables, PoE switches, and monitors. Let us customize a system based on your project requirements.

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Zavio NVR – Network Video Recorder for IP Cameras

Zavio NVR

Zavio network video recorders (NVRs) work with Zavio IP cameras and are also compatible with many 3rd party IP cameras. You can see a compatibility list here and also contact us to see if there are any updates. CCTV Camera Pros can provide a custom IP camera system quote using a Zavio NVR and any number and type of cameras that you require. You can also request a live demo here. Zavio NVRs are available in 8 and 16 camera models. Click here to view see features included.

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Important Update!

IP Camera NVR

CCTV Camera Pros now highly recommends these Viewtron IP camera NVRs. They are by far our best selling NVRs. Viewtron NVRs are compatible with Zavio IP cameras. Viewtron includes the best mobile apps and desktop software for Mac and Windows.

IP Camera Setup for Zavio NVR Software

Zavio IP Cameras include NVR software for Windows PCs that supports up to 64 cameras. The Zavio NVR software allows users record from their IP cameras to the Windows PC hard drive. The software supports remote access and camera viewing from mobile apps and desktop software. iPhone and Android apps are available for free. Windows and Mac remote access are also supported. All apps live camera viewing and recording video playback.

The NVR software has a built-in camera locator that scans your network for all Zavio cameras. This makes it very easy to add your cameras to the software. These instructions will show you how this is done. If you have not already installed the software on your PC, please do that before starting these instructions.

IP Camera Setup

1.Make sure that all your Zavio IP cameras are connected to a router or network switch on the same network as the PC running the NVR software.

2.Launch the NVR software. Then locate and click the General Settings button. Select Setting, followed by System Setting. (Shown Below)

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3.Once in the System Setting menu, select the Camera tab, then the Search button. The Search mode will detect any Zavio IP cameras or Zavio video servers on the local network.

4.Select the cameras you wish to add, then enter the Username and Password. Then click OK. (Shown Below)

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5.You will then be prompted by your firewall to allow access. Click Allow Access. (Shown Below)

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6.You should now see your camera(s) displayed. (Shown Below) Repeat steps 3 & 4 for up to 64 cameras.

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CamGraba PTZ Camera Setup

The Zavio CamGraba NVR surveillance software gives users the ability to manage and record their Zavio IP cameras on a local network. Another great feature of CamGraba is the option to control PTZ cameras. Users can manually control the PTZ or set up a preset tour to run automatically. The camera used in this article was the Zavio-P5110 (Wireless Version – Zavio-P5115).

CamGraba

The instructions below explain how to set up a Zavio PTZ camera on the CamGraba surveillance NVR software.

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1. Make sure the Zavio IP PTZ camera is connected to the same network as the PC you have CamGraba installed on. Then launch the CamGraba program.
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2. On the main CamGraba screen, click the General Settings icon. (Shown Below)

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3. Then go to the Camera tab and click Search.

4. Then select the PTZ camera and enter the Username and Password. (By default the Username is – admin and the Password is – admin)

5. Now click OK, followed by OK again. (Step 3 – 5 Shown Below)

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6. You should now see your Zavio PTZ camera on the live grid display. Click on the PTZ's grid and use the PTZ controls to the right to control it. (Shown Below)

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Zavio CamGraba Password Reset Instructions

The instructions below explain how to reset the password for the Zavio CamGraba surveillance NVR software.

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1. Download the RegEx.exe and save it to your desktop. (RegEx is the application used to remove the password from CamGraba)
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2. Now click the Start button in the lower left corner of the screen and navigate to Computer. Once inside Computer, double-click Local Disk (C:) and then double-click Program Files (The Zavio CamGraba may be in the Program Files (x86) folder). (Shown Below)

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3. In the Program Files (or Program Files (x86) folder, locate the Zavio CamGraba IP System folder and double-click it. (Shown Below)
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4. Now drag the RegEx.exe file from your desktop and move it to the Zavio CamGraba IP System folder. (Shown Below)
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5. Once RegEx.exe is in the Zavio folder, go ahead and double-click RegEx.exe. The application should appear, once it does click Invalidate Password. Then click Yes to confirm the reset. (Shown Below)
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6. Now launch the Zavio CamGraba Main Console, you will be prompted to enter a new password. (Shown Below)

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Zavio CamGraba Password Reset Instructions

The instructions below explain how to reset the password for the Zavio CamGraba surveillance NVR software.

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1. Download the RegEx.exe and save it to your desktop. (RegEx is the application used to remove the password from CamGraba)
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2. Now click the Start button in the lower left corner of the screen and navigate to Computer. Once inside Computer, double-click Local Disk (C:) and then double-click Program Files (The Zavio CamGraba may be in the Program Files (x86) folder). (Shown Below)

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3. In the Program Files (or Program Files (x86) folder, locate the Zavio CamGraba IP System folder and double-click it. (Shown Below)
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4. Now drag the RegEx.exe file from your desktop and move it to the Zavio CamGraba IP System folder. (Shown Below)
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5. Once RegEx.exe is in the Zavio folder, go ahead and double-click RegEx.exe. The application should appear, once it does click Invalidate Password. Then click Yes to confirm the reset. (Shown Below)
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6. Now launch the Zavio CamGraba Main Console, you will be prompted to enter a new password. (Shown Below)

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