Alternatives to GlassWire for all platforms with any license

  • NetWorx icon

    NetWorx

    NetWorx is a simple and powerful tool that helps you objectively evaluate your bandwidth situation. It can ensure that you do not exceed the bandwidth limits specified by your ISP, help identify sources of network problems, and help...

    Commercial Windows

    • Glasswire can block connections - Networx only reports on them
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  • Comodo Firewall icon

    Comodo Firewall

    Comodo Firewall Pro - Secure your system against internal attacks such as Trojan viruses / malicious software and external attacks by hackers. Safeguard your personal data through a simple user friendly single click interface offering...

    Free Windows

  • Little Snitch icon

    Little Snitch

    Little Snitch intercepts unwanted connection attempts, and lets you decide how to proceed.

    Commercial Mac

  • TinyWall icon

    TinyWall

    TinyWall is a free software to harden and control the advanced firewall built into Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. TinyWall includes a combination of features that sets it apart from both commercial and freeware firewalls:...

    Free Windows

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    NetSpeedMonitor

    NetSpeedMonitor is a lightweight Network Monitoring Toolbar for your Windows Taskbar.

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Not available anymore at the official website. Last version, 2.5.4.0, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.
  • ZoneAlarm Free Firewall icon

    ZoneAlarm Free Firewall

    ZoneAlarm Free Firewall blocks hackers from infiltrating your home PC by hiding your computer from unsolicited network traffic. By detecting and preventing intrusions, ZoneAlarm Free Firewall keeps your PC free from viruses that slow...

    Freemium Windows

  • Windows 10 Firewall Control icon

    Windows 10 Firewall Control

    Protects your applications from undesirable network incoming and outgoing activity, controls applications internet access. Allows you to control personal information leakage via controlling application network traffic. Manages and...

    Freemium Windows

  • DU Meter icon

    DU Meter

    DU Meter is a network bandwidth monitor for your computer. It shows real-time graphs and can create reports and alerts based on your downloads and uploads. It enables you to use your internet connection more efficiently by providing...

    Commercial Windows

  • Privatefirewall icon

    Privatefirewall

    This personal firewall and intrusion detection application provides comprehensive online security. It constantly monitors your PC for intrusion and reports any findings, so you can take the appropriate action. Advanced users can...

    Free Windows

  • BitMeter OS icon

    BitMeter OS

    BitMeter OS keeps track of how much you use your internet/network connection, and allows you to view this information in a variety of ways. Once BitMeter OS is installed on your computer you can monitor your connection usage either...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Windows Firewall Notifier icon

    Windows Firewall Notifier

    Windows Firewall Notifier (WFN) extends the default Windows embedded firewall behavior, allowing to visualize and handle incoming or outgoing connections.

    Open Source Windows

  • trafficWatcher icon

    trafficWatcher

    trafficWatcher is a small tool to monitor your network activity. Unlike other tools, trafficWatcher can differentiate between traffic inside your LAN and the traffic that reaches the internet. It shows the current up and download...

    Open Source Windows

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  • FreeMeter icon

    FreeMeter

    Monitor network bandwidth (C#.NET 2k/XP+). Desktop and Systray graph. Configurable connection speed, update interval, color, transparency. Monitor any or all network interfaces. Ping/Trace/UPnP utilities. Email notifier (POP/IMAP).

    Free Windows

  • NetMeter icon

    NetMeter

    NetMeter provides a powerful suite of Internet traffic management for home users as well as business users. NetMeter is an advanced bandwidth tool designed to monitor incoming and outgoing bandwidth and is managed by an online control...

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued Replaced by https://alternativeto.net/software/netmeter-evo/ , not a new version, but a new program. NetMeter (legacy) can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    Free Firewall

    Free firewall is a full-featured professional firewall that protects against the threats of the Internet. Control every program on your computer by permit or deny access to the Internet. Free Firewall will notify you if applications...

    Free Windows

  • NetTraffic icon

    NetTraffic

    Tool for monitoring network traffic (bandwidth) on selected interfaces. Features: graph and numeric values in real-time, works with any network connection, taskbar icon showing activity, statistical module, computer work time...

    Free Windows

  • Cucusoft Net Guard icon

    Cucusoft Net Guard

    Cucusoft Net Guard, a free software to monitor your broadband usage, speed up your Internet speed, kill malware who are wasting your bandwidth, provide you a monthly detail Bandwidth Usage report. On the market, this kind of software...

    Free Windows

    • Warning Potential malware: https://www.virustotal.com/en/url/5ac96a3385c75b532bd385820cd5ceefb143de7374e055795b363405698bcf54/analysis/
  • Radio Silence icon

    Radio Silence

    Radio Silence lets you block individual apps from accessing the internet. It never throws pop-ups on the screen, and is completely invisible.

    Commercial Mac

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  • NetMeter Evo icon

    NetMeter Evo

    NetMeter Evo is the direct successor to NetMeter which had been in development by me until 2009. Compared to the old NetMeter it lacks some features like the...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.0.0, released in August 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    Bandwidth+

    Track your Wi-Fi hotspot usage. Zero configuration required. It just works. Advanced features coming soon. New monthly usage tracking. Uses less memory. Basic localisations for Japanese, French, Spanish, German and Simplified...

    Free Mac

  • Network Monitor Mini icon

    Network Monitor Mini

    Description We like live statistics. Android does not show network connection statistics on screen. You do not know the current internet bandwidth used for upload and download. This is a mini network monitor for your phone. It...

    Freemium Android

  • BitMeter icon

    BitMeter

    BitMeter 2 is a bandwidth meter, it allows you to visually monitor your internet connection by displaying a scrolling graph that shows your upload and download speed over time. 13 languages: Czech, Danish, German, Spanish, Italian...

    Free Windows

  • Network Lights icon

    Network Lights

    Network Lights is a Windows program, which blinks keyboard LEDs (Light Emitting Diode) indicating outgoing and incoming network packets on network interface.

    Open Source Windows

  • BWMeter icon

    BWMeter

    BWMeter is a powerful bandwidth meter, monitor, traffic controller and firewall, which measures, displays and controls all traffic to/from your computer or on your network. Unlike other products, it can analyze the data packets (where...

    Commercial Windows

  • BWMonitor icon

    BWMonitor

    Bandwidth Monitor monitors your network and internet bandwidth. It tracks traffic of all network adapters and displays real-time download and upload speeds in graphical and numerical forms.

    Commercial Windows

  • GabNetStats icon

    GabNetStats

    GabNetStats is a small utility that restores the blinking network indicator back in the notification area of your Windows Vista or Windows Seven operating system, among other features. It visually looks like exactly the same as the...

    Free Personal Windows

  • LanLights icon

    LanLights

    LanLights was written to replace the missing LAN activity lights for Windows 95/98 after upgrading to DSL or Cable with even more functionality. Windows XP users can use this as a graphical replacement for your network icons. ...

    Free Windows

  • Bandwidth Monitor Zed

    This is a very simple bandwidth monitor for Windows. Displays a graph of bandwidth usage over time.

    Open Source Windows

  • VirIT eXplorer icon

    VirIT eXplorer

    VirIT eXplorer is an AntiVirus and AntiMalware software for Microsoft Windows. VirIT eXplorer is distributed in two different versions: VirIT eXplorer PRO: the AntiVirus, AntiSpyware and AntiMalware suite with also Personal...

    Freemium Windows

  • iSafer icon

    iSafer

    Open source Windows firewall.

    Open Source Windows

GlassWire Comments

Deskband missing

Comment by koalabear84
about GlassWire 6 days ago

If Glasswire would have a deskband like Networx, it would be perfect!.. :)

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