AXIS Companion

Professional 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 simple to set up. And even simpler to use. Not only that, it gives you effortless control from anywhere. 

Available at any time, from anywhere

You can have effortless control over your security camera system and all your video, all the time. Real-time alert notifications keep you aware of any suspicious activity and can be customized to suit your needs. With Axis Secure Remote Access technology, you can control your cameras from anywhere, and view and export recorded footage, going back for a month or even more.  Also, thanks to the flexible user management it's also easy to control what different users have access to in the system. 

Integrate video, audio and more

AXIS Companion video management software is designed and validated to perfectly match Axis products and features. A tight integration of network cameras, audio and door stations ensure you will get the most out of your surveillance system. Our solutions is easily adapted to your business, and seamlessly expand with your needs. Because when your business grows, so should your security solution. 

Flexible and reliable recording solutions

AXIS Companion VMS combined with AXIS S3008 Recorder connects and power up to eight cameras and can be up and running with just a few clicks. The solution can easily be scaled up from providing surveillance for a single site, to provide surveillance for multiple sites and whole national chains. 

Images can also be recorded onto an AXIS Surveillance Card in each camera. Axis offers a wide range of high endurance AXIS Surveillance Cards optimized for surveillance. The cameras are powered over the network, eliminating the need for separate power cables. This reduces cost and simplifies the installation

AXIS Companion version 4 (Windows 64 bit only).


AXIS Companion together with AXIS S3008 Recorder supports Axis cameras and encoders with firmware 5.50 or higher. (Solutions not including AXIS S3008 Recorder, is compatible with firmware 8,40 and later).


Important! If you are using AXIS Companion version 3, please read the section below.


Mobile app for iOS
Mobile app for Android


Release notes


More files

AXIS Companion version 3


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:
Windows app
Mobile app for iOS
Mobile app for Android


Documentation for AXIS Companion version 3:
User Manual

AXIS Companion help center

Useful information about how to build solutions using AXIS Companion