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SwannView: Live Swann DVR viewing on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
SwannView supports the following features:
Multi-channel viewing with up to 4 cameras on screen at the same time
Control PTZ (pan, tilt, zoom) cameras remotely
Live view of cameras from different Swann DVRs in the same screen
SwannView also supports both profile and landscape viewing modes
Video streaming directly from your DVR to your phone without being routed through 3rd party servers

Currently supported DVR models (x will be 4, 8, 9, 12 or 16 channel depending on your model):
DVR4-8200 (4 channel model only)
DVR4-1300 (VGA Model only)
DVRx-1200 (VGA Model only)

DVRx-2500 models and other manufacturers DVRs ARE NOT supported with SwannView

Note: This app uses a data stream that will connect to your Swann DVR via 3G/4G or WiFi. When using 3G/4G, the video from your DVR will likely be considered "downloads" by your phone service provider and will contribute to any download limit your phone data plan may have. If you exceed any plan limits you may incur additional usage charges. Consult with your mobile service provider regarding the use of a video streaming app and how it may affect your plan.

What’s New

Version 1.2.0

Support iphone5;
New UI design;
Record your cameras to your iPhone from live view
Take snapshots of your live view

Ratings and Reviews

2.4 out of 5
171 Ratings

171 Ratings

Joshua Lundquist ,

Technically it works...

Technically, the app works. It took forever to get the setting right to be able to view on my phone, and then, when I got it working, the picture is really choppy and delayed about 3-5 seconds. It makes it tough because I wanted to use this app for my business so I could watch for shoplifters without standing in front of a desk. Oh well, back to the screen for now. Maybe in the future Swann will put out a better app.

Sufjacksben ,

Quality Poor & App is Down Completely

Better off using a Nest camera or Digital Watchdog. This system has always had issues with slow connections, poor quality, and terrible watch back capabilities. Ive been using, regretfully, for 5 years. Now the app isn’t working for iPhones, tablets, nor Androids. This is due to them not keeping up with OS updates since they prefer to be a tech fossil.

One time I attempted to contact support and got nada help. My alarm company doesn’t help much either.

Bottom line...don’t waste your money, or time. I’m looking forward to canning this system soon.

Usakids.com ,

Poor Support

I've called the 800 number and if you follow the phone tree they end up hanging up on you. I'm a customer in the US. We got this system from WOOT almost a year ago. It took forever to get the iPhone app to connect via 3G and 4G. but once it was working it was fabulous and we used all the time on iPhone and iPad. now with the app upgrades everything seems to have failed. 800 support is not reachable. the iPhone manual on their website is from a year ago. Very disappointed. If i get it working i'll be sure to post the solution. good luck. nice app if you can get it going.


Swann Communications Pty Ltd
11.5 MB

Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


English, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish

Age Rating
Rated 4+
© Swann 2013


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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