Sighthound Redactor

The fastest, most accurate, and easiest-to-use video redaction product available today.

The advent of GDPR and CCPA has underlined that privacy matters. Sighthound Redactor automatically blurs people, faces, vehicles, and license plates in videos and enables human editing of any other identifiable information. Available for Windows Desktop, Linux, and Windows servers or as a plug-in for cloud services.

 A simple, easy redaction tool saves time and money.

Video and images contain identifiable faces, voices, and personal data. Organizations need redaction software that just works.

Reduce Labor Costs
Save up to 93% of the cost to redact manually

Protect Privacy Easily
Simple software to anonymize videos & images

Become Compliant
Video is a must-have for GDPR and FOIA Compliance

Integrate Workflow
Recapture precious time and serve your customers better


Sighthound Redactor 4.1

For desktop, client-server, or cloud, the latest version of Sighthound Redactor adds improved object detection and tracking, as well as full API support. Fully-automated redactions can be performed by making a single API call.

Automated Redaction

Sighthound Redactor blurs people, faces, vehicles, and license plates in videos automatically with a single click. Additionally, allows human editing of any other identifiable information.

Redaction Type

Beyond standard pixelation and blur, Sighthound Redactor detects objects and provides ability to "Mosaic", "Outline", "Fill", "Blur", or "Pixelate" any detection.

Multiple Detection Types

Advance computer vision built in. More than just faces; Detect people, vehicles, and license plates to automatically redact or box with minimal effort.

Audio Redaction

Redact audio with a simple intuitive audio waveform. Allowing "mute" or "beep" of sensitive audio information.

Manual Detection with Tracking

Detect and follow any object throughout the video as it enters or leaves the frame, including small objects. Greatly minimizing the margin of error often created by manual detection.

Redaction APIs

Sighthound Redactor offers a simple API for developers to build custom workflows and integrate with their own applications. Fully-automated redactions can be performed by making a single API call.

Built on Powerful AI Technology

The Sighthound Redactor application has been optimized to efficiently scale in a multicore environment. For best performance, we recommend at least a CPU if not GPU environment depending on your deployment. Let our sales team help you with your unique needs and system requirements.

Supported Audio/Video Codecs

The redactor currently supports containers with h264, mpeg-4, VP8, VP9, mpeg1video, mpeg2video, msvideo1 video; and AAC, MP1, MP2, MP3, PCM audio.


Redactor API

Bring automatic video redaction into your application with ease by utilizing our robust Redaction APIs


Redactor Support

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Deployment Environments

Redactor 4.1 can be deployed on Windows 10 running desktop or client-server architectures, on Linux Ubuntu 16.04 running on a client-server architecture, or on your own cloud service provider. We also offer hardware acceleration support for NVIDIA and Intel GPUs and Intel CPUs.



Client Server


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Linus OS

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Linus OS


Common Use Cases

Public Surveillance Video

Automatically blur faces and license plates in street scenes and store security footage.


Broadcast Media

When time is of the essence, remove all identifiable face information from broadcast footage quickly.



Security video and staff training video needs to protect patient privacy. A tool so easy anyone can use it.

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