Live stream from Foscam IP camera into web page

By using IPCamLive you can easily integrate your Foscam IP camera into your web page

Ease of integration

  • You need only one stream from your IP camera to be transferred to IPCamLive server
  • IPCamLive can receive the stream directly from the IP camera, so you do not need any additional PC or software to run
  • You can easily embed the live video stream in your web page using the HTML snippet generated by IPCamLive
  • IPCamLive servers can serve an unlimited number of clients
  • Your video will be displayed on any device regardless of whether it is a PC, MAC, mobile or tablet
  • You can forward your live stream to social media platforms such as Facebook, Youtube, Twitch, etc.

Realtime streaming protocol (RTSP)

  • RTSP is the standard streaming protocol of the IP cameras
  • Foscam cameras support RTSP protocol for transferring the live video stream
  • IPCamLive ONVIF tool helps you find the proper RTSP URL of your camera
  • All you need is to forward your RTSP stream of your camera on your router
  • IPCamLive connects to your camera using RTSP protocol

Here you can find a video, how to connect your camera using RTSP protocol HERE.

The next table shows the RTSP URLs supported by Foscam cameras:

Main stream rtsp://<user>:<pass>@<cameraip>:<port>/videoMain
Sub stream rtsp://<user>:<pass>@<cameraip>:<port>/videoSub

Default RTSP port: 554
Example: rtsp://viewer:pass@

The following table shows the models of Foscam cameras that support these RTSP URLs:

Camera seris Camera models
WIFI Cameras C1, C1Lite, C2, C2 Black, C2M, D4Z, F41, FI9800P, FI9803P, FI9816P, FI9816P, FI9821P/FI9821PR, FI9826P, FI9828P, FI9828P, FI9851P, FI9900P, FI9900P/FI9900PR, FI9902P, FI9903P, FI9903P, FI9926P, FI9928P , G4, G4P, R2, R2 Black, R2M, R4, R4M, S41, SD2, SD2X, X1, X2
POE Cameras D2EP, FI9853EP, FI9900EP, FI9901EP, FI9912EP, FI9961EP, G2EP, G4EP, QJ2
Doorbell cameras VD1

If your camera still does not work, please read the manual of your device to find the proper RTSP URL.