DSS/V8/DSS Express

Video Management System - DSS Express V8

Specifications DSS Express V8.4

Build Date: 01-04-2024

Before you update to V8.4, please review the following:
The new version does not support access control devices of first generation protocol.
1. If you need to continue using them, do not update to the new version.
2. If an access control device of first generation protocol was already added, it will be automatically deleted after update.

Licensing Update for DSS Express v8:
DSS Express v8 access control and video intercom licenses will no longer be available for purchase after June 30th, 2023. Customers who already have these licenses can still purchase additional ones. For new customers interested in access control and video intercom solutions, we recommend using DSS Pro v8.


DSS Express is a flexible Dahua VMS for scalable, reliable and powerful central management. DSS Express provides central management, information sharing, convenient connections, and multi-service cooperation. The software supports up to 256 cameras with a license (or 64 cameras without a license). DSS Express integrates with access control devices, video intercom terminals and offers analytic functions such as object detection.

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  • Integrates All Management Functions into One Client
  • Allows Device Initialization and Management
  • Supports up to 256 IP Cameras with License or 64 IP Cameras without License
  • Supports up to 256 Video Intercom Devices (with License)
  • Live Video Playback from Edge Device
  • Configure Video Wall Layout and Scheme
  • Offers Fisheye Camera Dewarping on Live View

Mobile App

App Icon Android iOS Description
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Mobile monitoring software that has functions such as live view, video playback, video call and alarm push notifications.


Installation and License Activation

Device Management


Storage Management