How to Download CCTV Footage from Hikvision DVR through Web Browser

To download CCTV footage, you would typically need to follow the steps provided by the manufacturer’s software or access the CCTV system’s web interface, Some Time that is difficult to find those steps and follow them, In this Article we are going to tell you step by step process How to Download CCTV Footage from HIKVISION DVR through Web Browser (Internet Explorer).

How to Download CCTV Footage from HIKVISION DVR through Web Browser

Here are simple steps to download CCTV footage from a Hikvision DVR using a Computer or Laptop web browser:

Step 1. Connect to the Hikvision DVR:

Open your web browser and type the IP address of the DVR in the Browser address bar. Make sure your computer is connected to the same network as the DVR.

Connect CCTV DVR with Network

Step 2. Log in to the DVR:

Enter the username and password when prompted. If you haven’t set up your own username and password, use the default ones provided by Hikvision, which are usually “admin” for both.

hikvision dvr login page

Step 3. Select the destination folder for download:

Create a folder on your computer where you want to save the downloaded footage. Then, go to the “Configuration” section and find the “Save download files to” option under the Record file setting. Click on “Browse File” and choose the destination folder you created. After that “Save” the settings.

create a folder for cctv fooatge
How to Download CCTV Footage from HIKVISION DVR through Web Browser

Step 3. Find the camera number:

Go to Live View and check the camera number for the footage you want to download.

Find the camera number which camera cctv footage you want to download

Step 4. Access the playback interface & Check the availability of CCTV footage:

Click on the “Playback” section, usually located next to the Live View. The location and name may vary depending on your DVR model and firmware version.

Download CCTV Footage from Hikvision DVR through Web Browser

Select the “camera number” and choose the “date and time” range for the footage you want to download. Use the calendar and timeline controls to specify the start and end times. Click on the “Play” or “Start” button to begin playback. Confirm that you have found the desired video.

Look for a download button or icon within the playback interface. It is usually represented by an arrow pointing downward or a floppy disk symbol. Click on this button to Open the Download Page. When the Download page will open Click on the 2nd Option “Download by Date”.

Step 6. Choose the cameras and channels:

Select the specific cameras and channels from which you want to download footage. Select the date and time list And choose the desired date and time range. Specify the start and end times using the calendar and timeline controls.

How to Download CCTV Footage from Hikvision DVR through Web Browser

Look for a “Download” button and click on it to start the download process. The browser will save the CCTV footage to the folder you specified on your computer.

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Conclusion

Please note that the specific steps and options may slightly vary depending on your Hikvision DVR model and firmware version. Also, some DVR configurations might require additional settings or permissions to enable downloading footage through a web browser.

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