Genius Vision NVR CmE

Genius Vision NVR CmE

Average User Rating:
3.6
out of 9 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    8.77
  • Total Downloads:
    29,070
  • Date Added:
    August 25, 2014
  • File Size:
    12.03MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    185
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7

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5 stars

"Genius is the right word!"

March 24, 2013  |  By Quindor

 |  Version: Genius Vision NVR Software 6.56

Pros

- Efficient in size (Only 17MB in Download) and CPU usage
- Handles multiple Megapixel cameras with ease
- Multiple simultaneous remote consoles
- Motion Detection that works perfectly and it very configurable
- Free for non-profit usage with ALL features included
- Great storage sub-system and easy finding the footage you need
- Excellent video export function
- Multi-Monitor support
- Lots and lots of functions if you need them

Cons

- A little bit of a learning curve but get past it and you'll appreciate everything it can do
- No pricing on website but non-profit use is free!
- Not so flashy interface, looks a bit dated. But that probably is also why the software is so efficient, no unnecessary bloat

Summary

Sometimes you find a gem....

About a year ago I looked at about 8 different NVR's, and while they all had their unique features and plus points, none of them had all of the features I was looking for combined or working reliably.

Then I tested Genius Vision and never looked back. Although there might be a small learning curve, once you get past that, you will find yourself with an awesome piece of software which does everything you want and does it efficiently and reliably. See all the Pros to see why.

For everyone looking at NVR's, either for at home, an event or a big corporation, this software will fit your needs. Invest some time to learn how to work it and you will not be disappointed.

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1 stars

"Horrily difficult."

February 21, 2013  |  By MikeBWCA

 |  Version: Genius Vision NVR Software 6.56

Pros

Looks like it does alot. Nice interface.

Cons

Looks like it does allot. unfortunately, without being able to view the recordings, or, having to go to the console and acknowledge each and every motion... make this unusable.

This is so difficult, that it's unusable.

The tutorials are completely unhelpful. The demonstrator moves too fast, and does not explain what there doing. They obviously know what there doing, and expect you do too.


- How do I stop the 'Tamper' alert?
- How do I access the motion recordings?
- ptz controls? How?

Summary

Too difficult to use.

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5 stars

"Excellent NVR System"

May 25, 2012  |  By kreimund

 |  Version: Genius Vision NVR Software 6.52

Pros

Genius Vision is an excellent product in my option. The system is easy to setup and configuration of cameras and storage is very good. The console look is excellent clear to understand with many options. Once you have the router ports configured for the NVR the remote console access is a great feature both viewing individual cameras and impressive is the live console view of your entire system. The 3G streaming to my iPhone and iPad works fairly well. My Android phone seems to work when attached to my local network, have not gotten to work outside the network. I'm sure support can help with these issues. By the way support is top notch very quick to respond to technical questions.

Cons

As with any system the documentation could be better. The videos do help to a degree. A more English version of documentation would help, rather than mixture of English and Chinese.

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4 stars

"Very effective solution for a non-profit"

October 05, 2011  |  By rrhodesatwhc

 |  Version: Genius Vision NVR Software 6.28

Pros

Very easy to setup and configure, but with all the features of a you'd expect in an NVR. Support is very quick to respond to technical questions online.

Cons

The online ("F1") help can be difficult to follow, as it's a mixture of Chinese and English... but it will get you up and running.

Summary

I'm using the RTSP driver to record video streams from our IP HD cameras, and it's working really well. I can't speak to others that may have had performance issues. We've installed the NVR on a dedicated computer, with massive storage (8TB) for the video files. (We wanted to have about 10 months of history for our 9 IP cameras.) The files that the NVR creates can be viewed directly, and easily identifies the camera and time that the video was taken. If you've got a good computer system that you'd like to run this NVR on, I'd at least recommend checking it out.

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1 stars

"My System slowed to a crawl!"

January 12, 2011  |  By stein9398

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

That I was able to uninstall it!

Cons

It messed with my firewall, my anti-virus program, my resolution on my screen and slowed my system to crawl to the point of not being able to run but one program at a time. I had to go into System Config/BIOS even after I uninstalled the program.

Summary

I did not get to use it due to the problems that it caused my computer, which put me in PANIC Mode! I was able to fix my system after 2 days of troubleshooting my Hard Drive.

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1 stars

"Changes your firewall, phones home, won't uninstall."

December 15, 2010  |  By jeffclar

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Nothing. Absolutely nothing.

Cons

This software phones home collecting unknown information. It wants to change firewall settings, and won't uninstall.

Summary

This goes through a bizarre process of asking you to log on to their server with "admin" / "1234". It fails to uninstall all components, saying you "can remove remaining components manually." WHAT components? HOW? This may be useful software if you can get it to log in and do whatever it is trying to do, but I don't trust it, and it's certainly a poorly written install / uninstall.

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5 stars

"Genius is Genius!!!"

December 15, 2010  |  By shakazulu787

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

everything is ok.

Cons

nothing by now.

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5 stars

"Great product easy to use."

October 20, 2010  |  By grkgeorgy2010

 |  Version: Genius Vision Network Video Recorder 5.50

Pros

Looks promising, having linked the mobile option yet but once that is set it would be an affordable alternative for home security.

Cons

gui interface still needs some work. Lacks some of the shiny bells and whistles other products offer.

Summary

free

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5 stars

"Quality Bytes!"

October 12, 2010  |  By Yackly_DoO

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

In one word, awesome! Nice piece of software. Fantastic video managing tool. Very funcional when you get the hang of it. It makes creating a home-surveilance system possible.

Cons

Somehow the first look over the interface seems unfriendly but the sooner you follow the tutorial that thought is gone.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 8.77
Version 8.77 Fixed an issue that admin cannot change password since 873 Version 8.75 Fixed a MaxSize_GB issue with non-HDD drives, Fixed restart Windows causes abnormal system termination, Improved ONVIF compatibility Version 8.74 Added recording stream selection (for dual streaming), Updated for x64 Enterprise packaging
General
Publisher Genius Vision
Publisher web site http://geniusvision.net/community/cnet.html
Release Date August 19, 2014
Date Added August 25, 2014
Version 8.77
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Capture Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 2003
Additional Requirements DirectX 9.0
Download Information
File Size 12.03MB
File Name GeniusVisionNVRCommunitySetup_v877.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 29,070
Downloads Last Week 185
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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