NXis a remote desktop protocol developped by nomachine.com.
It dramatically improves the performance of the X display protocol by compressing and proxying messages.
Click here to see how it compares to the other protocols.
NXtools are available under open-source licenses. (
X Windowsystem, running the
NXserver requires an operating system supporting
Xservers, therefore it does not run on Microsoft Windows. That does not preclude you from using the client on those systems and connecting to
NXsessions running somewhere else.
FeaturesWindow Switch sessions using NX support the following features:
- Seamless mode
- Shadowing of other VNC or NX sessions
- Shadowing of existing desktops, also known as "desktop sharing"
- Starting, suspending and resuming of sessions is fully supported
nxproxy, none of the other components are used.