General

Version 2 API calls
Last updated 7/9/2018 Using the Bluecherry API to control or view a camera requires knowing the device ID.  Currently this can be found in the XML file....
Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 11:08 PM
What are the system requirements?
We’ve put alot of work into optimizing our software for low end processors.  If you are using just a Bluecherry hardware compression card you could get away...
Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 7:10 PM
How are recordings stored?
Video and audio are stored in a Matroska container (.mkv).  These files, by default, are saved to /var/lib/bluecherry/recordings, though this path is adjust...
Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 7:10 PM
Can I use generic video capture cards?
Currently we do not support generic video capture cards and only support the Bluecherry (BC- series) hardware compression cards.  The Bluecherry cards suppo...
Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 7:10 PM
Are software updates free?
Bluecherry provides free software updates.  If you are interested in our commercial support packages please visit www.bluecherrydvr.com
Fri, Apr 19, 2019 at 3:50 PM
What are the minimal server system requirements?
We’ve put alot of work into optimizing our software for low end processors.  If you are using just a Bluecherry hardware compression card you could get away...
Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 7:10 PM
Where are the community forums?
Community forums can be access here
Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 11:10 PM
Is Bluecherry completely open source?
Yes!  On April 18, 2019 we released our entire software platform open source, you can read more here.
Fri, Apr 19, 2019 at 3:51 PM