Tripod is a word generally used to refer to a three-legged object, generally one used as a platform of some sort, and comes from the Greek tripous, meaning "three feet".
Tripod may also refer to:
- sacrificial tripod, an ancient Greek altar
- Tripod (photography), a device used to position, support, and stabilize a camera
- Tripod (The War of the Worlds), a fictional vehicle
- The Tripods, a series of science-fiction novels by English author John Christopher, and a UK TV series based upon the books
- Tripod.com, a webhosting service
- M2 tripod, a machine gun tripod
- The tripod fish, Bathypterois grallator, deep sea fish named for the long extensions of its pelvic and lower caudal fins, on which it stands on the sea floor.
- A portable crane (machine)
- Visual Basic, whose forerunner was called tripod
- A nickname for Alice in Chains (album), the final studio album by Alice in Chains
- The "triPods", a parody of both the iPod and the War of the Worlds from Scary Movie 4
- Tripod (band), a musical comedy act.
- TriPod the band, a rock band with no guitars or keyboards