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FLIR Client 12 Software: Changing a camera's On-Screen Display (OSD)

The On-Screen Display (OSD) shows the channel name with the date and time stamp on the top-right corner of the live feed or video playback. You can change the settings and the position of the OSD using the FLIR Client 12 software for PC / Mac.

Prerequisites:

  • Ensure that you have downloaded and installed the FLIR Client 12 software on your PC / Mac. Click here for more information on locating software downloads.
  • Ensure that you have logged in and added your DVR / NVR system to the FLIR Client 12 software. Click here for information on how to log in to the FLIR Client 12 software.

To change a camera’s OSD name / timestamp:

  1. Launch the FLIR Client 12 software for PC / Mac.

  2. Click Remote Setting in the top-right corner of the window.

  3. Under Settings,‎ click Display and then click the Live tab.

    Live Tab

  4. In the Channel drop-down menu, select the channel to configure the OSD for.

  5. Click the field next to Channel Name to edit the channel name.

  6. Click the Show Name switch to enable (Enable Icon)‎ or disable (Disable Icon)‎ the channel name shown on-screen in live viewing and recordings.

  7. Click the Covert switch to enable (Enable Icon)‎ or disable (Disable Icon)‎‎ the timestamp shown on-screen in recordings.

    IMPORTANT: By default,‎ the system is set to show timestamps in video recordings. It is highly recommended to show timestamps in recordings for legal reasons.

  8. Click Save to save settings.

Click here for information on how to change a camera's OSD on your LHA / LNK Series DVR / NVR system.
Click here for information on how to change a camera's OSD on your LHB Series DVR system.