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How to install and use the AngelBox Compatibility Tester
How to install and use the AngelBox Compatibility Tester

Considering purchasing an AngelBox? Download and run this tool to your computer to be sure your cameras and network setup are compatible.

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Written by Pavel Kuba
Updated over a week ago

The AngelBox is a small powerful device for connecting all your security cameras to the cloud easily, securely, and reliably. More details can be found at

💡 While the AngelBox is compatible with most network video-enabled devices on the market, and we offer a 100% money-back guarantee, we encourage you to do this compatibility test before your purchase.

Before testing, ensure that:

  1. You are on the same local network as the camera(s). The subnet is also important

  2. The camera(s) are accessible on default ports. The ports currently being scanned are: 554, 88, 81, 555, 7447, 8554, 7070, 10554, 80, 6667

  3. The camera(s) or DVR/NVR are streaming via:

    • RTSP stream protocol with H.264 encoding


    • HTTP stream protocol with MJPEG encoding

The AngelBox Compatibility Tester is a desktop app with the same auto-discovery feature as the real AngelBox so you will know if the AngelBox will work for you before you buy.

The application is available for Windows, Linux, and macOS.

Windows version

The Windows version is compatible with all versions of Windows starting from Windows 7. Please, follow the installation instructions below.

Windows version of the AngelBox Compatibility Tester requires installation of a third-party library called Npcap. The library is used for network scanning and you can download it for free here. Simply download the Npcap installer:

and proceed with the installation. When asked about installation options, select only the one saying "Install Npcap in WinPcap API-compatible Mode":

Please note that if you used other tools with network-scanning capabilities before (e.g. Wireshark) you might have also installed a library called Win10Pcap. Make sure that this library is not installed in your system.

Once you have installed Npcap, you can proceed with the installation of the AngelBox Compatibility Tester. It is possible that you will have to disable your anti-virus tools to install and use the compatibility tester.

MacOS version

The package is compatible with all macOS versions starting from macOS 10.13 High Sierra.

Linux version

Currently, there are installation packages for two major Linux distributions - Ubuntu and Fedora. You should always use the corresponding version of your distribution. Other versions are not guaranteed to work.

While the AngelBox Compatibility tester will help you find out if the AngelBox works with your camera setup, it isn't designed for a permanent connection.

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