NX Witness User Guide

NX Witness is the controller application to the NX VMS (Video Management System). With NX Witness you can connect to any shared site and review CCTV footage, export video and much more.

Here's a quick getting started guide to working with your new NX Witness software.

Download the software

NX is available for most platforms, go to nxvms.com/download to download the latest version. Here's a breakdown of the different software types and it's purpose:

Desktop Application

Used for all video archive review, live video feeds and exporting.


Application to record footage from any camera to a hard disk drive. Only download if setting up a new system or adding to existing system.


Used for quickly reviewing footage or seeing live video feeds from Apple or Android phones.

Create your NX Cloud account

When you first open up your NX client (mobile or desktop) you will see a cloud icon in the top right hand side of your screen.

Click on the cloud icon and then select Create Account (if you already have an account you can log in and skip this step)

Create your new NX Cloud account, verify your account via the email you will receive then come back to the NX Witness application and log in. You will then see the sites you have access to.

Quickly review footage

See our guide to quickly review footage