NDI® Tools

More Devices. More Content. More Possibilities.

NDI® Tools is a free suite of applications designed to introduce you to the world of IP—and take your productions and workflow to places you may have never thought possible. With a single download, you gain the ability to integrate more devices and applications into your workflow, insert more content into your shows, and expand video opportunities throughout your network.


NDI Studio Monitor

View or display any number of NDI video sources across your network. Incredibly powerful and versatile, NDI Studio Monitor runs on any compatible laptop or workstation, and allows you to see any available NDI channel in real time, arrange multiple NDI channels for live monitoring, and deploy instances for a range of professional signage and display applications.

  • Independently configurable video source, overlay, and audio per instance
  • Launch, distribute, and manage multiple instances from a single device
  • Support for control and configuration via compatible mobile devices
  • Comprehensive support for multi-monitor video wall and signage installations
  • Remote control of PTZ, recording, and configuration for applicable source
  • Record NDI files directly from multiple instances NDI Studio MonitorNEW
  • Remote control via web serverNEW
  • NDI output allows NDI Studio Monitor to act as a router and server for delivery to multiple outboard displaysNEW
NDI Studio Monitor

NDI Screen Capture

Capture and present the full-screen display, any combination of windows, applications, players, and webcams, or a specific region of interest from any computer—anywhere on your network. NDI Screen Capture transforms any laptop or workstation into a multi-source IP video input device.

  • Generate multiple live video sources simultaneously, with selectable audio
  • Support for multi-monitor capture, with independent output at up to 60Hz
  • Capture all of your system’s desktops in real-time, at full 60Hz or even games at 120Hz or above and with almost no CPU usage
  • KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) remote control of any workstation running Scan Converter from NDI Studio MonitorNEW
  • Consumes minimal system resources, with no noticeable performance impact
NDI Screen Capture

NDI Webcam Input

Designate an available NDI source as the video input for popular software applications that support a webcam. With NDI Webcam Input, NDI sources are recognized as standard Microsoft® Windows® video and audio sources, making it possible to elevate your video communications without increasing the complexity of your setup.

  • Compatible with Google Hangouts, GoToMeeting, Skype, Zoom, and more
  • Supports full frame rate video and audio up to 1080p and 4K UHD at 60 fps
NDI Webcam Input

NDI VLC Plugin

Present video content and other supported multimedia to the network as IP sources directly from VLC Media Player. The NDI VLC Plugin encodes the output from each instance of the free player to NDI in real time, making media files of virtually any format available for use in your live production.

  • Compatible with current and previous versions of VLC Media Player for Windows
  • Makes content accessible without transfer, transcoding, or direct connectivity
  • Supports encoding of multiple instances of VLC Media Player simultaneously
  • Virtual PTZ control for pan and zoom control around VLC outputNEW
NDI VLC Plugin


NDI for Adobe Creative Cloud

Design then deliver Adobe Creative Cloud content directly into your workflow from any workstation on your network. NDI for Adobe Creative Cloud is the only software plugin for Adobe’s industry-standard creative tools enabling real-time, renderless playback and preview over IP—right from the timeline—simplifying review and approval, facilitating collaboration, and accelerating live-to-air editing workflows.

  • Compatible with Adobe After Effects® CC, Premiere® Pro CC, and more
  • Supports full-resolution, real-time video with audio and transparency
  • Viewable from any NDI-enabled receiving device, anywhere on the network
NDI for Adobe Creative Cloud

NDI Import I/O for Adobe CCNEW

Import your media files captured and recorded from NDI sources into Adobe Creative Cloud software applications from your local drives or across your network using standard storage systems. Once the NDI Import I/O for Adobe Creative Cloud is installed, all Creative Cloud applications that use video will recognize the NDI files as another media option. Simply apply media to your timelines for editing and animation projects. Because NDI files are time-stamped during recording, complex multi-cam editing is an effortless exercise.

  • Compatible with Adobe After Effects CC, Premiere Pro CC, and more…
  • Supports full-resolution, real-time video with audio and alpha channel
  • Enables synchronized multi-cam editing
NDI Import I/O for Adobe CC


NDI Access Manager

Manage the visibility and accessibility of NDI systems and sources on your network. NDI Access Manager allows you to organize your NDI channels into groups, choose which groups are available to your device, and select which groups can receive your NDI channels—making it easy to determine the availability of NDI channels across your network.

  • Configure NDI channels as public or private on your network
  • Group NDI systems, devices, and applications to preference
  • Connect to and access NDI channels on other networks via IP address
  • Connect to and access NDI channels on other networks via IP address
  • Advanced tab allows preference for TCP or UDP connections, multicast operation, and optional discovery server supportNEW
NDI Access Manager

NDI Test Patterns

Send a reference signal to other NDI devices on your network to confirm connectivity and enable audio and video calibration. NDI Test Patterns includes a variety of test patterns and audio tones to ensure accurate color properties and appropriate sound levels.

  • Available patterns include color bars, individual colors, and IRE fields
  • Selectable audio tones ranging from +4dBU (+0dBVU) to -40dBU (-48dBVU)
NDI Test Patterns

NDI|HX Driver

Enable any compatible device to connect to and receive the output from video products with the NDI|HX extension, such as NewTek Connect Spark and the NewTek NDI PTZ Camera, as well supported third-party NDI|HX cameras.

  • Compatible with systems, devices, and applications supporting NDI
  • High-efficiency transfer optimized for limited bandwidth environments
  • Suitable for WiFi, remote, and large-scale networks
NDI|HX Driver

NDI Screen Capture HXNEW

NDI Screen Capture HX is designed to work with a PC’s GPU to capture your screen and make it available as an NDI source on the network – all without the need for costly capture cards. NDI Screen Capture HX’s ground-breaking capabilities enable powerful new workflows for live content creation:

  • Full resolution screen capture up to 4K and above, at frame-rates up to 120 Hz or higher
  • End-to-end hardware accelerated implementation of NDI|HX including screen capture, color conversion, and video compression
  • Using the high-quality dedicated encoding pipeline on NVIDIA hardware. With full control over the video bitrate, it is possible to have perfect image quality while using almost any network – including wireless!
  • Incredibly low latency screen capture
  • Support for capturing audio from any sound device – input or output – fully synchronized with the video signal
  • Full remote KVM solution, allowing remote control of keyboard, mouse, clipboard and even touch from a remote machine
  • Full control over the video bandwidth, resolution, and frame-rate being used
NDI Screen Capture HX

NDI® Tools

for Windows

  • NDI Studio Monitor
  • NDI Screen Capture
  • NDI Webcam Input
  • NDI VLC Plugin
  • NDI for Adobe Creative Cloud
  • NDI Import I/O for Adobe CC
  • NDI Access Manager
  • NDI Test Patterns
  • NDI|HX Driver
  • NDI Screen Capture HXNEW

NDI® Tools

for Mac

  • NDI Video Monitor
  • NDI Screen Capture
  • NDI Webcam Input
  • NDI for Adobe Creative Cloud
  • NDI Import I/O for Adobe CC
  • NDI Access Manager
  • NDI|HX Driver*
  • *Separate installer provided


for Windows

  • NDI® Analysis Tool (Beta)
  • - Find Sources
  • - Diagnose

Minimum System

NDI Tools

  • Microsoft Windows operating system (32-bit compatible; 64-bit recommended)
    • NDI Screen Capture requires Windows 8 or better along with a DirectX 11 compatible video card
    • NDI Webcam Input require Windows 7 or better
    • All other NDI Tools require Windows Vista or better
  • Mac-compatible versions of NDI Tools require Mac OS X or better
  • Intel Core i3 CPU or better (Intel i5 CPU or better recommended)
  • 6GB RAM or better

NDI for Adobe Creative Cloud

  • 64-bit Microsoft Windows 7 or better (PC); Mac OS X or better (Mac)
  • Intel Core i5 CPU or better recommended
  • 2GB RAM or better
  • Adobe® Creative Cloud® membership (compatible applications include After Effects® CC, Premiere Pro® CC, Prelude® CC, and SpeedGrade® CC)