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VIP (Video Investigation Portable) is a forensically sound system for video extraction, recovery and analysis from CCTV DVRs of video surveillance system during investigations. Through VIP, it helps clarify the visual evidence and restore the truth rapidly.

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Video Investigation Portable VIP


VIP (Video Investigation Portable) is a forensically sound system for video extraction, recovery and analysis from CCTV DVRs of video surveillance system during investigations. Through VIP, it helps clarify the visual evidence and restore the truth rapidly.

VIP can get access to the CCTV DVRs without password. And there are four main features of VIP i.e video extraction, video play, video retrieval and analyze. With these features, VIP could help you quickly extract video clips from video surveillance system; automatically retrieve video evidence from abundant video clips; successfully get access to encrypted or destroyed CCTV DVRs.



•Bypass the DVR passwords to forensically extract and recover even lost, deleted, overwritten and fragmented video materials .

•Support video recover from the surveillance host or router through remote network download module. Automatically detecting the surveillance host IP and configuring local host IP, after the network connected, VIP can export large volumes of data as quickly as possible.

•With complete workflow compatible with forensic needs, support quick data image from source disk into file, to ensure integrity of data during investigation process.


Analyze and retrieve all moving objects in videos, and quickly capture key information for the forensic investigators, devoting to clarify the crime scene more clearly.


•Support files playing with different video format from different video recorder manufacturers as MP4, AVI, H.264, etc.

•Transcode videos which cannot be played or normally played to ensure normal playing.

•Support of hundreds of video surveillance brands as Hikvision, UOB, Hanbond, Otachi.

SUPPORT FILE SYSTEM (The list is constantly updated)

HB_fat WB_0dc BOLI 264 WFS0.2
WB_1dc JVS_601 HB_msv2 RMSX 264



General Features
License Expires 01/01/2019 View license expiration date
License Management
  • Information on featuring code
  • License code can be imported from external TXT file; License expiration date will be displayed after a new license is imported
  • Manually input license code; and license expiration date will be displayed after a new license is input
  • License update: prompt “successfully registered”
Appearance Setting Allow users to change theme color(sky blue or classic black) of VIP interface
Menu Bar Functional module display
Minimize Minimize software window
Map Data Saving Path Display current map data saving path; Double click to add a desired storage path
Retrieval Mode Setting Display current video saving path; Double click to add a desired storage path
Video Saving Path Users can switch between Quick Retrieval and Advanced Retrieval by clicking switching button
Language Setting Edit software language
Hash Type Setting Display current hash type; Edit hash type
Virtual Keyboard User can turn virtual keyboard ON/OFF by clicking switching button
Update Online Automatically check if the latest version is available
Load from Local Drives To import clip files from local drives
Vendor Detection Automatic detecton of vendor
Video Extraction & Recovery
Automatic Drive Detection Automatically detect loaded drives(system drive excluded)
Hot Plugging Real-time update of drive list whenever a drive is plugged in or removed
Load from Image Support loading from image file
Quick Scan Scan for valid data on the disk
Deep Scan Scan for both valid and invalid data on the disk(RAW scan)
Vendor Fragment Scan
  • Raw scan(all sectors on the disk)
  • Once vendor is detected, user can run vendor fragments scan without the trouble of selecting vendor again
  • Fragment data reallocation(only applicable to specific vendors)
Result List
  • Progress bar displays scanning progress and number of files scanned
  • Two types of display available(list and thumbnail)
  • Support pagination-display
  • User can either select files or directory while extracting data
Custom Timezone Timezone configuration; Only applicable to FAT32
Custom Extraction Directory Structure Four types of directory structures available(channel+video clips;date+video clips; date+channel+video clips;channel+date+video clips)
Path Memorized Capability to memorize saving path recently used
Extraction Status Progress bar displays extraction speed and completion status of extraction
Video Time Synchronization Synchronize time detected by the system with those of files extracted
Extracted File Hash 3 types of algorithms supported: sha1, sha256 and mad5
Select All/Unselect Select/unselect all clips listed
Network Extraction
Scan via SDK Scan monitoring host via SDK
Host Scan Connect to desired host by scanning all hosts detected
ARP Scan Only applicable when Direct Connection Scan is selected
Scanning Status Progress bar displays scanning progress
Standard Scan Two types of scan mode: SDK Scan and Host Scan
Direct Connection Scan Two types of scan mode: SDK scan and ARP scan
Add Host Manually Input host’s IP address, vendor, port, user name and password manually to connect to monitoring host
Host List Display IP address, port and vendor of every host
Connect to DVR via SDK Connect to DVR via SDK provided by vendor
Connect Host via WEB Connect host by logging in on WEB
Video Online Preview Preview video online via SDK provided by vendor
Progress Bar Displays extraction speed and completion status


Full Disk Imaging Image all data on the disk
Custom Sector Imaging Starting and ending position of imaging to be defined by user
Partition Imaging Select desired partition for imaging
Disk Duplication Image data on source disk directly to target disk
Imaging to File Image data on source disk to local disk in file format
Data Erasure Erase data on remaining disk of the target disk


Time Filter Filter all extracted clips by time
Type Filter Filter clips by normal, covered, deleted and lost clips
Channel Filter Filter all extracted clips by channel

Video Retrieval

Batch Retrieval Add all marked clips for retrieval
Batch Removal Remove all marked clips
Quick Retrieval Quick retrieval of all video clips
Advanced Retrieval Capability to retrieve objects hard to detect
Retrieval Service(ON) Make sure it is ON while running retrieval service. It also records whether a clip is retrieved successfully or not
Sort by Groups Group clips by retrieval completed and retrieval not completed
Pause Retrieval Click to either pause or restart retrieval
Re-retrieval Mark certain clips to be re-retrieved

Video Ultra Play

Mutiple Scenes Switch Screen can be splited into 2/4 for different video scenes
Video Information Click to view resolution, decoder and frame rate of current video file
Custom Time Clock Input exact time the event took place for more accurate analysis
Top Toolbar Switch Click to enable or close toolbar
Custom Screen Size Customize picture size while playing. “Fullscreen”, “Maximize” and “Original Size”
Original Video Clips Speed Control Speed setting: 1/8x, 1/4x, 1/2x, 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x
Retrieved Video Clips Speed Control Speed setting: 1/8x, 1/4x, 1/2x, 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x
Source Clips Selection A whole list of detected clips, recently played clips and cases
Video Transcoding Transcode current video
Quick Retrieval Run Quick Retrieval of current clips
Start Position Mark Select start position of the clip to be captured
Stop Position Mark Select stop position of the clip to be captured
Video Capture Capture and save selected clip
Zoom in Zoom in to get more details of the picture
Snapshot Take a snapshot and save it to assigned path
Previous Frame Back one frame
Next Frame Forward one frame
Retrieved Video Play Retrieved results to be displayed while playing
Retrieved Result Filter Filter by color, human, vehicle, direction, trip wire and area of interested

Video Ultra Transcode

Select All Select all clips to be transcoded
Unselect Unselect all clips
Add Clip Files Add clips recently used or clips from assigned disk to the list
Remove Selected Clips Remove all selected clips
Video Transcoding Transcode selected clips to video format compatible with player
List Style It enables user to edit list style(list and thumbnail)of transcoded clips

Case Management


Create Default Case Current case is created by default
Case Query Query all cases recorded in the system
Case Information Click to view details of all cases recorded. Such details include case no.,name, attribute, type and date
Create New Case Create a new case and input necessary information such as case no., name and date. The rest is generated by default
Case Selection Select a case
Add/Edit Channels User can edit details of all channels
Extraction History To view details of extraction history
Keywords Search Query cases by typing in keywords