ZoneMinder is the most popular free open source CCTV platform
In Short : It is a representation of warring nations that have come together to find peace rather than conflict.
iSpyconnect, Blue Iris, FFplay, VLC and many others aren't hindered in the same way because they don't run in a browser, you must install them to use them. This means they can make better use of the CPU and GPU. In short : they have more freedom in how they can design their application.
By giving up this freedom for developers more freedom is given to the user. Shinobi's client viewer is supposed to run on as many devices as possible. Simply open a web browser and away you go. If you really wanted to you could view Shinobi streams on a Nintendo DS.
Unlimited Chat History, Free Voice Chat, Free Screen Sharing, Unhindered Invitations, and so much more.
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After much research it was found FFMPEG was the leading tool in video processing. It can read almost any type of video stream. There was no need to reinvent the wheel and come up with something like "Shinobpeg" because FFMPEG does a fantastic job already.