AXIS Companion

Video surveillance made simple

  • Easy and intuitive surveillance
  • Secure remote access to video
  • Mobile app for freedom of use
  • Alert notifications
  • Flexible user management

AXIS Companion video management software is designed for small systems needing to monitor their premises, people and assets. With outstanding usability, AXIS Companion is intuitive and easy to operate helping to reduce the cost of training and support. 

Optimized for basic surveillance needs

Real-time alert notifications keep the business owners aware of any suspicious acitivty and can be customized to suit the customer´s business needs. And thanks to the flexible user management it's easy to control what different users have access to in the system. 

Available at any time, from anywhere

Axis Secure Remote Access technology allows users easy access to live or recorded video even from remote directly on a mobile device or PC with no need for network or router configuration.

Protect your investment

AXIS Companion is a future-proof solution that scales seamlessly up to 16 cameras per location. It offers tight integration with all products in the AXIS Companion at the same time as it offers the full flexibility of Axis’ complete product portfolio.

Expand your system

AXIS Companion video management software supports the big portfolio of Axis video surveillance devices, so you can expand your system for any changing needs. Tight integration of IP-camerasvideo encoders and network door stations ensures you will to get the most out of your surveillance system.

Product awards

Benchmark Magazine

"AXIS Companion is flexible and functional, easy to use, and offers a credible alternative to traditional video surveillance system design.

ASIS International

ASIS International, United States, has selected AXIS Companion as one of its 2012 ASIS Accolades Award winners.

Electronic Security Expo

AXIS Companion was recognized as the Best Video Surveillance System at the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) 2012

Download PC Client

Important, please read the “earlier release” section below before downloading!

Release notes

Axis Mobile viewing app

Do you need an earlier release of AXIS Companion?


There are circumstances where you need an earlier release of AXIS Companion:


  • If you have devices with a firmware older than 8.40
  • If your site has no internet access
  • If you use a third-party NAS

The migration guide contains information that will help you decide what version you need. 


Download AXIS Companion version 3:
Desktop app
Mobile app for iOS
Mobile app for Android


Documentation for AXIS Companion version 3:
Migration guide
User Manual

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