How to View playback and Extract footage using iVMS-4200.

Open the iVMS-4200 Application on your computer. 

If the the application is not configured or for initial setup, please click here

  1. Go to Control Panel, Click on “Remote Playback”.  

2. On the left menu, select the camera 

3. Select the Date Range you wish to see the recordings. Select start time and end time. press OK 

4. click on Search 

5. You should see all recordings during the selected time period. You can use the slider at the bottom to navigate the recordings or on the right based on time and Click “Play” button. 

Downloading Footage

6. Once you have the time period, right click on the middle window and click on “Download”

7. You can either select Download by files or Download by date. 

8. Verify Date and time, check box Download player and click Download. 

9. Once download is complete, usually recording are store in your C/ivms-4200/Video

10. Use the included “Player” to view the footage.


How to view Hikvision Cameras using iVMS-4200

Download ivms-4200 from Hikvision site 

Several OEM manufacturers use different forks of ivms software, try installing the version compatible with your version of DVR/NVR

2. Install the software and open the ivms-4200 application. 

3. You should be greeted with Registration screen. create a password for this applocation, Enable auto-login and click on register.

Adding a Device to the Software

4. Click on Control Panel on the top Menu and click on Device Management. 

5. Select “Hik-vision Device” under Device Type and Click on “Add”

 6. Select IP Domain and Add your DVR/NVR details as shown and click “Add”. 

 Make sure proper port forwarding is done for the DVR/NVR, i used 8000 as the Mobile/media port

7. Once the Device is added, click on “Control panel”

8. Click on “Main View”

9. If there is no cameras as shown below, the cameras were not imported to the application. 

10. Click on “Control panel” again and click on “Device management”. click on Group and “Import”.

11. You should see all Cameras on the NVR/DVR, select and Click on Import or click on Import All. 

12. Add a name for the Group if it asks. 

13. Click on Import or Import All to the Group you created. 

14. Go back to “Main View”. You should see the cameras. Just drag and drop each camera to the fields on the left. 

15. You should see all cameras live view on screen. You can select different views if you have more than 4 cameras. 

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