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Onvif Client Online Help

1. Discovery devices

The onvif client can automatically discover devices

2. Device Authentication

If the device requires authentication, click right mouse button on device list item, select "Set login user" menu item from the popup menu, then input the user name and password, as following:
set login user

3. Manually add devices

Click right mouse button on devices list window, select "Add device" menu item, as following: add device menu

add device

Input the device IP address and onvif protocol port, If the device requires authentication, enter the user name and password, then click "Add" button.
Note : the port is onvif protocol port, not http or rtsp port

4. Device manager

Click right mouse button on device list item, select menu item from the popup menu, as following:
device popup menu

There include view the device information, time setting, network setting, image setting, encoder setting etc.

5. Switch channels

Click right mouse button on device list item, select "Channels" menu item from the popup menu to switch channels

6. Event subscribe

Click right mouse button on device list item, select "Event" -> "Event subscribe" menu item from the popup menu to subscribe events, click "Event subscribe" menu item again to unsubsribe events. as following:
event subscribe

7. Event viewer

Click right mouse button on device list item, select "Event" -> "Event viewer" menu item from the popup menu to view the events, as following:
event viewer

8. PTZ control and Presets manager

First double click the device item or drag it to the video window to play, then move mouse to the video window, it will show the float window, then click the button to control PTZ movement, as following:
ptz control

9. Device maintenance

Click right mouse button on device list item, select menu item from the popup menu.
The device maintenance functions include : reboot, hard reset, soft reset and firmware upgrade.

10. audio backchannel

Drag the device icon to video window or double click the device icon, play the device video, on the video window, click mic button, if the device support audio back channel, it will be as the following:
audio backchannel

11. Custom video window layout

Click custom logo button, pop up the layout settings window, as following:
custom layout
Press and hold the mouse button and drag to select the window area. Click "OK" button, the video window layout as following:
video window layout