Affected Roles: Administrator, Owner
Related Digital Watchdog VMS Apps: DW Spectrum® IPVMS
Software Version: DW Spectrum® IPVMS v4.2, DW Spectrum® Mobile v22.1
Last Edit: June 7, 2022
DW Spectrum® IPVMS is a cross-platform software and is supported on all major operating systems. The advantage of cross-platform functionality is that computers that are using different operating systems can work with other computers that are using a different OS. For example, a Windows instance of the DW Spectrum® Client software can work and communicate with an Ubuntu instance of the DW Spectrum® Server software.
Official releases of DW Spectrum IPVMS and DW Spectrum Mobile ends support for operating systems in accordance with the estimated end-of-support (EoS) dates that have been set by the OS manufacturer.
The EoS dates for operating systems as determined by the OS manufacturer are listed below.
**NOTE: This article applies to DW Spectrum® IPVMS v4.2 and DW Spectrum® Mobile v22.1 and does not apply to prior versions of DW Spectrum® IPVMS as they are now outdated.
Microsoft Windows is supported by both DW Spectrum® Server and DW Spectrum® Client.
**NOTE: DW Spectrum® IPVMS for Windows can be installed as a single software bundle or the Server and Client software can be installed as individual programs.
Ubuntu/Linux is supported by both DW Spectrum® Server and DW Spectrum® Client.
**NOTE: DW Spectrum® IPVMS for Ubuntu is only available for separate installations (not bundled).
macOS is supported only by the DW Spectrum® Client. DW Spectrum® Server is not available for macOS.
**NOTE: DW Spectrum® IPVMS for macOS is only supported by the DW Spectrum® Client.
Android is supported only by the DW Spectrum® IPVMS Mobile application.
Available on the Google Play Store
iOS is supported only by the DW Spectrum® IPVMS Mobile application.
Available on the App Store