Spy just like… a real spy! Spy Cam is the easy to use app that turns your Mac into a stealth surveillance system. Covertly record clips and sound from your Mac’s camera, or an external camera, and upload them to view remotely. OSX El Capitan Ready!

Serious spies use the best equipment. And now you can record and store video clips like a KGB or CIA agent. Spy Cam is easy to use, and is a ranked #1 top paid utilities app in the US, UK, Canada, France, Italia, Germany, Brazil, Australia, Finland, Austria, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland, Israel, Russia, Japan and China!!! 

Spy Cam turns your Mac into a surveillance system that records video clips with sound. You can store the clips to view them later, or automatically upload them so you can see what’s happening remotely!

Spy Cam uses your Mac’s built-in camera and microphone, or an external camera and microphone, to take video clips of whatever it is pointed at – your desk, your front door, a filing cabinet, the refrigerator, or anything else you want to monitor, including who is using your Mac when you are not there.

By linking Spy Cam to your Dropbox account, it automatically saves the clips to your Dropbox file as they are shot, so you can view them from wherever you are – downstairs, across town, or on the other side of the world. 

With Spy Cam you can:
• Monitor your home or office while you are away
• See if your kids are doing their homework
• Check on the babysitter
• Monitor your pets
• keep an eye on your desk, personal papers, and on your Mac
• And, if your computer is taken, you have videos of the thief, their surroundings, their voice, and maybe even their name and other personal details.

Features & Benefits:
• Easy-to-use - Setups in less than 1 minute
• Four modes of operation – Continuous, Timed (intermittent), Motion Detection, Record on screensaver exit/unlock event
• Timed Mode Operation
• Automatically sends clips to your Dropbox account – view clips from anywhere
• Covert Operation
• App can be hidden from users
• Clips are hidden deep in your file structure
• Activates automatically on login
• Password protected so only you can control the app
• HD Recording format
• Creates folders and stores files automatically by date – easy to find clips
• Can be activated at login, launch or from the control panel
• Does not interfere with other auto-launch apps
• Optimally compresses clips to minimize storage
• Supports either the built-in or an external camera

What's New

Version 3.4

Configurable frame rate (limit to make videos smaller).
Improved motion detection
The user reported bugs fixed

What's new in 3.3:
Record videos by schedule
Improved stability
HD video clips
New capturing engine - minimal CPU and Memory usage
Split video by size preference
Motion detection
Record on screensaver exit/unlock event

Ratings and Reviews



lost password
they never answered me to help retrive it they suckl!!!!!

Caught a snooping neighbor


This app helped us catch a snooping neighbor that we had suspected was breaking into our place when we went out of town. Well it did and he had to face the cops. No more of that!!! The only thing that needs to be changed is the ability to get a better video quality. We almost werent able to prove who broke in but luckily he got really close to my laptop so the graininess wasnt so bad the cops couldnt use the video. Please increase video quality on the next update. Also being able to change the location files are saved would be awesome too.



This would be a better app if you could control a few of the options, like where to save the video files, being able to program what time of day the app will start and stop recording. You should also have to option to record with motion detection this is the only one that does not!. The only good thing about this app is that it runs in the background undetected… if they would polish this app and make it more user friendly and better option control it would be a fantastic app, but as is, it needs MAJOR updates…. DEFINATELY not worth 10 dollars!!!


Yevgeniy Muravyev
5 MB
English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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