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XProtect® Go is a free version of video surveillance software designed for small businesses and private residences

With a wide set of easy-to-use features, XProtect Go lets users explore Milestone’s market-leading XProtect video management software (VMS) and discover the true benefits of IP video and the Milestone open platform.

It is a complete software package that comes with three different interfaces for viewing your surveillance installation on computers, the Internet and on mobile devices.

Seamless upgrade possibilities to Milestone’s full-featured XProtect product line make XProtect Go a risk-free entry into a reliable and secure IP video surveillance solution.

To ensure continuous system functionality of XProtect Go, please register XProtect Go within 30 days of downloading it to obtain your full license for free. XProtect Go is optimized for 64-bit Recording Servers and therefore a 64-bit Windows operating system is required.

Please click to register or re-register XProtect Go.



XProtect Go

XProtect Go capabilities

Quick and easy to install

  • One-step installer: With one click, all necessary system information is automatically gathered, simplifying the installation process

  • Automatic configuration wizard: XProtect Go is easy to set up with a wizard that removes time delays and challenges during initial XProtect VMS deployment

  • Automatic camera discovery: Automatically detects and configures new cameras that are added to an existing system, enabling users to quickly expand their installation

Perfect for small businesses

  • Powered by XProtect® Smart Client: XProtect Go features XProtect Smart Client, the same powerful interface for security operators and daily users that is found in premium products. It gives users access to live and recorded video, search capabilities and evidence export and is available in 26 languages

  • Small-scale solution: Supports up to eight cameras, one user and retains video for five days

  • Wide selection of cameras: XProtect Go supports more than 1,500 cameras, including many USB cameras and even your computer’s built-in web camera

IP video surveillance starts here

  • Additional clients: XProtect Go is also compatible with simplified clients, Milestone Mobile and XProtect® Web Client, giving you the ability to view your surveillance on all the most common smartphones, tablets and computers

  • Upgrade options: Similar features shared between XProtect Go and all other XProtect® products make it easy to upgrade to one of our premium products. For more information about XProtect products, see the product overview page



Three powerful ways to view your XProtect Go system for free 

XProtect Smart Client
XProtect Web Client
Milestone Mobile
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XProtect Go is easy to use with three free, flexible interfaces - XProtect® Smart Client is the daily client interface for control over the entire installation. XProtect® Web Client lets you view, play back and share video on web browsers and computers. Milestone Mobile is for viewing and controlling video from smartphones and tablets.


Find supported hardware for XProtect Go

XProtect Go works with the industry's widest choice of hardware for effective surveillance, including cameras, encoders, digital video recorders (DVRs) and joysticks.


Have issues? Need help? Get XProtect Go Support!

Milestone has created support tools to help answer your questions about installation, setup and everyday use. You can also access our XProtect Go support forum and frequently asked questions.

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Where can you buy XProtect software?

Find your local Milestone reseller. Thousands of Milestone resellers around the world can help you find the Milestone XProtect software that is right for you.


Milestone open platform - What are the benefits if you choose XProtect software?

Milestone XProtect VMS is based on a true open platform, which means you can use cameras and hardware from many different manufacturers. You can also create best-in-class surveillance solutions by adding custom functionality to your system, such as access control, building management and video analytics. Learn more about open platform benefits.


Useful information about XProtect Go

Here you will find links to information about
the features of XProtect Go and their benefits.

XProtect Go Specification Sheet
XProtect Go Release Notes
XProtect Product Comparison Chart