Export Video From Axis Camera SD card

A Step-by-Step Guide to Exporting Video from an AXIS Camera SD Card

Exporting videos from the Axis SD Card

Hello there! In today’s discussion, we will delve into the process of exporting video from an AXIS camera SD card. As demonstrated in the video, we’ll explore the steps involved in using a web browser to efficiently export your recordings.

Setting Up the AXIS Camera

An AXIS camera must beconnected to a PoE switch, ensuring a stable and reliable connection for optimal performance. The camera may have an SD card containing valuable recordings that the user intends to export.

Choosing the Right Web Browser

Before diving into the export process, it’s important to note that various web browsers, such as Google Chrome and Edge, can be used for this task. The tutorial emphasizes that both browsers work, but it’s advisable to be aware of potential glitches, particularly with Google Chrome.

Accessing Recordings on the Web Browser:

Once logged into the camera’s web interface using the preferred browser, users can navigate to the “Recordings” section, conveniently located on the left side of the main screen. Clicking on “Go to Recordings” provides easy access to the stored video files on the SD card.

Initiating the Export Process:

To export a specific recording, the user can select the desired video file and click on the gear icon. This action opens a menu, offering options such as “Export” and “Properties.” Users can inspect video details such as resolution, frame rate, and compression type.

Exporting Axis Camera Footage with the Web Browser:

The easist way to understand how to export video from the Axis SD card is by watching the following video Tutorial I created and uploaded to YouTube:

The tutorial demonstrates the export process by naming the file, specifying the date and time, and selecting the desired format (e.g., MKV). Despite the glitch mentioned, where Google Chrome may not always export successfully, the tutorial showcases a seamless export using Microsoft Edge.

Troubleshooting and Alternative Players:

In case of export issues, the users must check their download folder. Additionally, using alternative media players like VLC if playback problems arise with the default player.


In conclusion, exporting video from an AXIS camera’s SD card is a straightforward process when using a web browser. There are potential glitches with certain browsers, so using alternatives like Edge and keeping firmware updated can ensure a smooth exporting experience.