Net2 Software

Software and online user interface

Developed to be straightforward and intuitive, Net2 software is easy to use.

Net2 Lite: Ideal for most sites, free of charge.

Net2 Pro: Extra features, for more flexibility.

We recommend customers use the latest version of Net2 for the best possible experience.

Great for:

Why do I need it?

Net2 is an advanced PC based access control solution. Our Net2 software offers centralised administration and control of sites with up to 1,000 doors and 50,000 users.

Perfectly tailor access privileges to groups or individuals quickly and easily using our intuitive, user-friendly software. Event reports can be generated in a few clicks and the single-door architecture makes specifying, installing and maintaining the system easy. Advanced features such as site graphics, IP camera integration and ‘Triggers and Actions’ further extend the capabilities of this cutting-edge system.

What do you get in Net2 Lite and Pro?

Software feature Lite Pro
Multiple clients
Free upgrades
CCTV integration
Site graphics
Triggers and actions
Intruder alarm integration*
Entry compatible
Biometric integration
Third party readers
Landlord-tenant/ advanced operator permissions
Timesheet and timeline*
Card designer
Roll call and muster reporting*
Fire alarm integration*
Security lockdown*
Multi-zone intruder alarm integration*
Custom days*
Customisable welcome page
Paxton Connect app **
Net2Online web user interface ***
Checkpoint Control
Occupancy Management

* Not available with wireless products
** Paxton Connect app only works with Net2 Pro v6.00 or above
*** Net2Online only works with Net2 Pro v6.01 or above


Click here to view PC spec requirements and compatibility information and here to view the Net2 Pro software product page.

How do you get the latest version of Net2?

If you are you a Registered Paxton Installer you can download the latest software update from your Paxton Portal.

Login to the Paxton Portal

Net2Online web user interface

Site management made easy. Flexible site management via a browser with Net2Online.

Easy access to your Net2 Pro system wherever you are, from any location, on any device.

  • User admin
  • Managing roll call reports
  • Lockdown
  • Timezone management
  • Open door functionality
  • Viewing reports and events
  • Free to download! Only available with Net2 Pro


How to access the online software:

Open Net2, sign in, and go to ‘Options’

Complete the registration process for Net2Online using a unique site name and a valid email address

Click on the URL at the bottom of the registration page

Connect you directly to your site via a supported web browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari or Microsoft edge

Net2Online uses standard TLS encryption and no data is stored in the cloud. TLS (Transport Layer Security) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser.
These links ensure that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral. The service relays information between the system and the device only.

Software features

Our intuitive software has been developed to be straightforward to use. Discover the benefits of our Net2 Lite and Pro software and how these could be used in your building to unlock more benefits.

Software demonstrations

Watch our tutorial videos and learn how you can get the very best from the Net2 software and offer your customers more from their access control system.

  • Using a card designer
  • Adding a new user
  • Barring a user
  • Lost card?
  • Restricting access permissions


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Not sure if Net2 is right for you?

Have a look at some existing Paxton sites to see how the Net2 system can be adapted to meet a range of diverse requirements.

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