Software and online user interface

Net2 and Net2Online

Developed to be straightforward and intuitive, the Net2 software is very easy to learn. There are two versions available – Net2 Lite, which is ideal for most sites and is free of charge, and Net2 Pro, which offers extra features for more flexible and advanced access control as well as a number of new features to help keep sites COVID-secure.

The online user interface, Net2Online, is available free of charge with Net2Pro.

Great for:

Why do I need it?

Net2 is an advanced PC based access control solution. Our Net2 software offers centralized 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
Card designer
Timesheet and timeline*
Landlord-tenant/ advanced operator permissions
Roll call and muster reporting*
Fire alarm integration*
Security lockdown*
Multi-zone intruder alarm integration*
Custom days*
Customizable 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.

Net2 Checkpoint Control
New in Net2 v6.05

Monitor and approve staff and visitors entering a building with the latest Net2 feature to support COVID-secure sites!

Help your customers protect their staff and visitors by monitoring and approving people as they return to work. Create checkpoints within a building where users must be validated before they can access other areas, helping to follow health and safety guidelines and protect user well-being.

Latest features are available in the Net2 Pro software.

Net2 Occupancy Management
New in Net2 v6.04

Control and monitor social distancing with Net2 Occupancy Management

With the latest software update, your Net2 Pro software can quickly and easily manage the flow of people around your building to control the maximum number of people in any given area.

The new Net2 Occupancy Management feature has specifically developed to support social distancing and make the workplace COVID-secure.

Are you a Registered Paxton Installer?

You can download your free copy of the Net2 Lite software, and all the latest software updates, from the Paxton Portal.

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See the software release notes to find out what’s new in the latest version of Net2, or in an earlier version running on your site.

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 use! 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.

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.

Learn more