Many users want to view their Hikvision cameras or access the DVR/NVR using the Safari browser on a Mac. What plugin to install on Safari? How to see a Hikvision camera or NVR using Safari? You can view the cameras on Safari by installing the Mac web plugin for Hikvision.
In this step-by-step guide, we will show how to access a Hikvision device (IP camera, NVR, DVR) using Safari. You’ll be able to see the live feed, playback, modify the settings, etc. For other browsers, read the instructions about viewing the cameras on Google Chrome or Firefox.
How to update Safari browser on macOS Mojave or later. Tap Apple logo In the menu bar. Click System Preferences. Select Software update. Check New update. If possible More information. If Safari updates are available, Select the check box Click next to Safari Insoles now. How to update your Safari browser on a Mac computer. Click the Apple logo in the top-left corner of the screen and selecting “System Preferences.”. Click on System Preferences.
In order to view the Hikvision cameras or NVR/DVR using Safari on a Mac computer, you need to install the Hikvision web plugin made to work on a Mac computer.
Step 1. Install the Hikvision web plugin for Mac. Download it from the Hikvision website or from this google drive link. This plugin supports Mac OS 10.8 or a later version. Please close the web browsers while you are installing the plugin.
Step 2. Open up the Safari browser. Type your NVR’s IP address into the address bar. For our example, since we are connected to the same network, we will use our NVR’s local IP address: http://188.8.131.52.
If you’re using an HTTP port other than 80, you need to type at the end of the address. For example, if your HTTP port is 82 then you have to type: http://192.168.1.33:82. Log in using your username and password.
Step 3. You should be able to see the live view of your cameras and the rest of the settings.
If it still doesn’t work, try the following:
If still no luck, contact Hikvision USA or the seller/dealer from where you purchased the product.