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  • 1.0 stars

    "This is not free."

    January 3, 2014  |   By sebasmendezt

    Version: iSpy 5.6.8

    Pros

    Dont know.

    Cons

    It's isn't free.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "It is easy to get started, Handle and access."

    December 16, 2013  |   By JapsehajDhiman

    Version: iSpy 5.6.8

    Pros

    It is easy to get started. The concept overall allows for great functionality, security, monitoring and surveillance are of the utmost importance in today's society, and this lets you do that. I would most surely recommend this.

    Cons

    Nothing, its Great

    Summary

    It is easy to get started. The concept overall allows for great functionality, security, monitoring and surveillance are of the utmost importance in today's society, and this lets you do that. I would most surely recommend this.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Worried I installed a virus"

    September 22, 2013  |   By compmuseme

    Version: iSpy 5.4.5

    Pros

    Easy to install

    Cons

    After reading forum posts and the FAQ on the iSpyConnect website, the software sounded free and like it did not send information to external servers. However, after installing and attempting to view my local camera locally, a message told me creating an account on their website was required.

    Summary

    I think these guys promoted their software as free really well, spamming comments and forums. I am now spending some paranoid time removing the iSpy software and looking for hidden programs that try to remain after uninstalling. Very disappointed with the software, and myself for being duped into installing it.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Ridiculously slow"

    May 22, 2013  |   By recompile

    Version: iSpy 5.0.8

    Pros

    It's easy to setup and use. Has a great set of features that more than adequately meet my needs.

    Cons

    (I'm running it on a new computer, less than a year old, fresh Windows 7 64 install, and yet...)

    It's slow. Really slow. The UI locks up constantly for no apparently reason. It's also very CPU intensive, which is surprising considering how little I'm actually asking it to do (record 1 frame every 6 seconds.)

    It's not clear from the UI when it's idle and when your scheduled tasks are running, when it's recording and when it's not, etc. You really can't tell what it's doing right now, what task is scheduled next, or if a task is running.

    Some other UI problems: I've yet to be able to select and delete an individual recording. I haven't found a way to resize the camera views, though that may be do to the biggest UI problem: the interface locks up every time you try to do anything! You have no idea if it's trying to carry out your request or if it's just decided to not respond for a little while. Clicking barely works, let alone click and drag to resize!

    Summary

    It's easy to setup and it's loaded with features, which are also easy to understand and use.

    The horrible performance, however, makes it virtually unusable in practice.

    If there's an alternative, I'd love to hear it. This can't possibly be the best option available.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "great program"

    May 2, 2013  |   By mike3868

    Version: iSpy 4.9.2

    Pros

    very easy to setup and use

    Cons

    not found any yet

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Totally brilliant software"

    May 28, 2012  |   By Apparilla

    Version: iSpy 4.2

    Pros

    Does anything you can think of and a whole load more besides.

    Cons

    Nothing that I can think of

    Summary

    I tried pretty much everything out there before trying ispy and wish i'd found it first, it just blows the competition out of the water.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "32 out of 35 Five Star ratings is a Miracle!"

    April 15, 2012  |   By PARRISHNELSON

    Version: iSpy 4.0.1

    Pros

    It's simple with CNET's Download Installer to try iSpy for yourself. If you don't want a Blekko toolbar for your browser you're still good peep. It's also super easy to become a CNET member: apparently any number of times. Join In and take DeveloperInABox down.

    Cons

    How many people work at the iSpy office? I find it sheerly oddsome that all but 3 of the preceding reviewers could not come up with a single con-like suggestion to help iSpy become better than whatever it is. No one asked for fancy file format support, or larger easy-to-read menu fonts, or better Firefox integration, or anything but a surreal glow. Odd? Hmm,

    Summary

    Guys, this is just the pre-game... -Once we're at the software convention, watch your back at all times.

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  • 2.0 stars

    "not a real free product"

    November 29, 2011  |   By lakke2120

    Version: iSpy 3.4.3

    Pros

    lots of features

    Cons

    free features are too minimal and to view online cost a monthly fee. set up is not for the novice user and difficult to understand

    Summary

    would be worth it if the free version allowed online viewing

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  • 5.0 stars

    "One of the best Webcam Software"

    November 11, 2011  |   By jamesustaita

    Version: iSpy 3.4.3

    Pros

    Its easy to operate and very user friendly

    Cons

    Can't find any thing

    Summary

    Its really a good software that i completely satisfied. It gives the best investment. I highly recommend this to all my friends.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Works just like it needs to"

    October 30, 2011  |   By edoug864

    Version: iSpy 3.4.3

    Pros

    Easy to get started this is my 1st time messing with a webcam (Haven't really needed one)

    Cons

    Just now finding the time to play with it and trying to get a cam on another comp. here in the house is tricky for the 1st timer.

    Summary

    I would most surely recommend this.

    Updated on Oct 30, 2011

    it's working out better all the time !

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