ZoneMinder Reviews

Discover ZoneMinder's free business security camera software for your business. Includes info on ZoneMinder, free trials, pricing, customer reviews, and FAQs.

Updated on February 27th, 2019

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ZoneMinder is free business security camera software, which can be used for monitoring without recording, recording after detected movement and permanent recording. ZoneMinder, which is open-source software, can use standard cameras or IP-based camera devices.

ZoneMinder Pricing:

ZoneMinder is a free product.

ZoneMinder Reviews
ZoneMinder Review:

Pros: Seems to be a capable product.

Cons: Not easy to configure, limited support for various languages and documentation.

Bottomline: Good product, but not without issues.

ZoneMinder Key Information:

Founded

2016

Headquarters

Denver, Colorado

Number of Employees

1–10

Website

zoneminder.com

ZoneMinder FAQs:

Is there a ZoneMinder free trial?

ZoneMinder is a free product.

Where can I find the ZoneMinder login?

ZoneMinder does not provide login information on their website.

What are some ZoneMinder alternatives?

ZoneMinder News & Activity:

At this time there is no News or Activity for ZoneMinder to report.

ZoneMinder Reviews:

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Review

Marek Suliga - quora.com

The packages don’t brilliantly work out of the box. You need to Google a bit for it to work correctly.

nvrninja - reddit.com

Lately ZoneMinder has been experiencing a lot of issues that caused people's installs to break or be broken on start, and that probably has a few people on edge.

coldcode - reddit.com

While functionally ZoneMinder seems very capable, the web UI isn't exactly fun to use or nice to look at. I had a search around, and I can't seem to find any themes other than the one it comes with. The flat style isn't too bad, but I was hoping for something a bit more modern.

wh33t - reddit.com

Wow! I'm blown away at the features ZoneMinder has! All of this open-source and free! The setup instructions were easy to follow (basically just copy and paste) and ZoneMinder even detected my cameras, and auto-configured the whole thing! Great job to the team who built and maintain this amazing piece of software. My only real gripe (and it's very minor) is that the layout and interface are heinously ugly! And it seems to be a tad slow, but I do have ZoneMinder running on a very slow laptop (just wanted to test it all out before committing to building my own NVR PC).

Tanky321 - reddit.com

I've got a ZoneMinder system running, which has worked really well for about a year now. Recently, the web interface has become really c****y. If I access the web interface, via internal or external network. it will sometimes take a while to respond, or it wont respond at all. I've currently got eight cameras going, at 6FPS. My load varies from 5-7 on an 8-core system.