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XProtect® Essential+

XProtect® Essential+


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XProtect® Essential+ is a full-featured version of Milestone’s market-leading video management software (VMS) at no cost. With support for up to eight cameras and devices, XProtect Essential+ is the perfect match for smaller businesses who want basic video surveillance to protect employees and assets.

24/7 peace of mind

When you don’t have time to look at your video surveillance system daily, but still need to be on top of everything from anywhere XProtect Essential+ gives you complete peace of mind.


Here is why XProtect Essential+ is reliable:

  • Access your system anytime, anywhere with support for all three XProtect Clients.
  • Unlimited retention time means video recordings are always there when you need them.
  • No strings attached - No VMS cost associated, no re-registration required, or time limitation applied - just download and get started right away.


Our software. Your solution.

With XProtect Essential+ you get the freedom to build the system just the way you like it.

Here is why XProtect Essential+ is the customizable choice:

  • With support for the widest choice in hardware devices, you can connect any camera that fits your needs and budget, including ONVIF compliant devices.
  • Access to bi-monthly device packs with drivers that help you connect your VMS to other and newer devices.
  • Integrate and embed third-party applications such as access control, people counting and video analytics directly into the software for one united and easy-to-use solution. Explore the possibilities here.


Software built for today and tomorrow

Starting with XProtect Essential+ means starting right with a system that scales with you and your future needs. 

Here is why XProtect Essential+ is the scalable choice:

  • For more capacity, capabilities or locations, simply exchange your license for a larger XProtect product.
  • Easily grow and expand your system in terms of adding cameras and devices (up to 8) or third-party applications.


Advanced system, simple use

You probably don’t have time to look at your video 24/7. That’s why XProtect Essential+ is designed to make you do your tasks quickly and efficiently.

Here is why XProtect Essential+ is the user-friendly choice:

  • Find the needle in the haystack with the ability to search through motion-only recordings or motion only in a selected area.
  • If something happened, video is often the best witness. You can export the video as still images, video files and in the native database format, ensuring you match the need of the receiver.
  • The interface comes available in 30 different languages, removing potential language barriers.


Security you can count on

When you want to reduce the security risk of your system and protect it against internal and external security threats in the most optimal way, rest assure that XProtect Essential+ gives you the protection you need.

Here is why XProtect Essential+ is the secure choice:

  • To ensure the evidence don’t end up in the wrong hands, you can pass-word protect the video files to ensure only authorized users can view it.
  • Supports HTTPS communication between the recording servers and the connected cameras and other security devices.
  • Certificate-based encryption to secure the communication of data (video, audio, metadata) originated in the Recording Server and retrieved by connected components.


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