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  • Wifi Analyzer icon

    Wifi Analyzer

    Wifi Analyzer is a handy tool which helps you to select a better channel for your wireless router. It turns you android phone into a handy Wi-Fi analyzer! App...

    Free Android Android Tablet

  • Acrylic Wifi icon

    Acrylic Wifi

    Acrylic WiFi Free v2.2 for Windows is an advanced Wi-Fi scanner that is able to gather real-time WLAN information and perform network analysis. The main difference...

    Freemium Windows

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    NetStumbler

    NetStumbler is a tool for Windows that allows you to detect Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) using 802.11b, 802.11a and 802.11g. It has many uses:Verify that your...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.4.0, released in April 2004, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    Vistumbler

    Vistumbler is a wireless network scanner for Windows Vista and Windows 7. Features: Find Wireless access points - Uses the Vista command 'netsh wlan show...

    Open Source Windows

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    iStumbler

    iStumbler is the leading wireless discovery tool for Mac OS X, providing plugins for finding AirPort networks, Bluetooth devices and Bonjour services with your Mac.

    Commercial Mac

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    WifiInfoView

    Scans wireless networks in your area and displays extensive information, including: SSID, MAC Address, PHY Type (802.11g or 802.11n), RSSI, Signal Quality, Frequency...

    Free Windows

  • WiFi Explorer icon

    WiFi Explorer

    WiFi Explorer is a tool to scan, find, and troubleshoot wireless networks. It can be used to quickly identify channel conflicts, overlapping and other factors (e.g....

    Commercial Mac

    • WiFi Explorer has worked well for me in showing local WiFi networks. It has useful dual pane style listing found networks and showing graph(s) of their relative strength and possible overlap.Worth checking it out. BruceTech88Sep 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector icon

    Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector

    The Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector is a powerful tool for managing and troubleshooting the Wi-Fi on a Windows XP SP2 or later, Vista, or 7 laptop. Built in tests enable you to...

    Free Windows

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    Kismet

    Kismet is an 802.11 layer2 wireless network detector, sniffer, and intrusion detection system. Kismet will work with any wireless card which supports raw monitoring...

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    iwScanner

    iwScanner is a wireless scanner for linux with an easy to use graphic interface. Its designed in Glade and written in python, so it just need PyGTK to run in any...

    Open Source Linux

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    KisMAC

    KisMAC is an open-source and free stumbler/scanner application for Mac OS X. It has an advantage over MacStumbler/iStumbler/NetStumbler in that it uses monitor mode and...

    Open Source Mac

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    Homedale

    With Homedale you can search for Wi-Fi / WLAN Access Points and monitor their signal strength. Use the detected access points with Google Geolocation and Mozilla...

    Free Windows

  • WiFi Scanner icon

    WiFi Scanner

    A 802.11 wireless scanner and connection manager for Mac OS X. WiFi Scanner will detect access points and clients in ad-hoc mode if the SSID is being broadcasted. It can...

    Commercial Mac

inSSIDer Comments

Latest Free Version

Comment by tbdsch
about inSSIDer · Sep 2016 ·

Search for inSSIDer latest free version 3.1.2.1

https://www.google.com/search?q=inSSIDer+3.1.2.1

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Free alternative

Comment by WhiteZero
about inSSIDer · Jan 2016 ·

Vistumbler is a good free alternative to inSSIDer now that it's payware.

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Need to separate page for inSSIDer 2

Comment by Rasp
about inSSIDer · Oct 2015 ·

inSSIDer 2 - is free and open source. It is alternative to inSSIDer 4. And ir working on windows 8 x64. Therefore - there is need of separate page for inSSIDer 2

[Edited by Rasp, October 16]

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insidder

Comment by kingchail
about inSSIDer · Feb 2015 ·

Nice for selecting a channel for your hotspot to minimize interference from nearby hotspots.

http://y5hotspots.com/

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No longer free

Comment by shkm
about inSSIDer · Jan 2014 ·

Windows version now costs $19.99. Other platforms have varying prices.

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It requires .NET Framework!

Comment by User3758986
about inSSIDer · Jul 2012 ·

And I don't want to install it.

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Source code is hosted at githubhttps://github.com/metageek- ...

Comment by mistaecko
about inSSIDer · Jun 2011 ·

Source code is hosted at github

https://github.com/metageek-llc

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I like the graphical chart. Nice for selecting a channel fo ...

Comment by mistaecko
about inSSIDer · Jun 2011 ·

I like the graphical chart. Nice for selecting a channel for your hotspot to minimize interference from nearby hotspots.

Provides much better information on signal strength than Windows built-in signal strength status.

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Very simple to use, and finds networks I wouldn't know were ...

Comment by Xeogin
about inSSIDer · Jun 2011 ·

Very simple to use, and finds networks I wouldn't know were there otherwise, just wish I could try to connect to them from its interface.

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