XProtect Essential

XProtect® Essential+

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XProtect Essential+ is a free full-featured version of Milestone’s market-leading video management software (VMS). With support for eight cameras, XProtect Essential+ is the perfect match for the small business owner who wants video surveillance to protect employees and assets. You can integrate other systems and applications with your surveillance, and you can access your system from any Internet-enabled device. If you want to expand your system with additional features and functionality, you can always look into our more advanced products and find a solution that best suits your needs. Why start anywhere else?

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Access your video from anywhere
  • With XProtect Essential+, you can access your video at home, at work or while you’re on-the-go.
  • View your video on your computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone.
  • And did we mention the viewing clients are available in 30 languages? 

Find the video you need, when you need it

  • Find specific recordings using an intuitive and simple video timeline
  • Quickly locate cameras relevant to an investigation with the interactive map function
  • Only record relevant video with built-in motion detection

Find the video

Sharing video

Sharing video is a cinch

  • Choose any format: Export video as JPEG images, MKV, AVI and the native database format

  • Choose any medium: Easily export and share video via a media player, email or MMS

  • Choose to make it secure: Ensure your evidence stays private by password protecting database exports




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