Alternatives to NetSpot for all platforms with any license

  • inSSIDer icon

    inSSIDer

    Let's face it-- there's SOOO much Wi-Fi everywhere these days, the built-in Wi-Fi tools and free utilities that used to help us understand the Wi-Fi environment just can't keep up anymore. Those tools don't help you...

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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 Permissions (from Google Play) Version 3.8.5 can access: ...

    Free Android Android Tablet

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  • NetStumbler icon

    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 network is set up the way you intended, find locations with poor...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.4.0, released in April 2004, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • 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 between Acrylic and other WiFi tools is that supports "monitor...

    Freemium Windows

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  • Baidu WiFi Hotspot icon

    Baidu WiFi Hotspot

    Baidu WiFi Hotspot conveniently turns a computer into a wireless router for sharing both Internet connection and files. Whether you are using cable network or USB dongle, you will easily share your Internet with compatible devices....

    Free Windows

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  • NetSurveyor icon

    NetSurveyor

    NetSurveyor is a diagnostic tool that falls under the category of WiFi Scanners or 802.11 Network Discovery Tools. The best known in this category is NetStumbler . A discovery tool reports the Service Set Identifier (SSID) for each...

    Free Windows

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  • Wi-Fi Scanner (LizardSystems) icon

    Wi-Fi Scanner (LizardSystems)

    Wi-Fi Scanner shows you detailed information about wireless networks in their vicinity, as well as its parameters and signal strength. To improve network signal quality, Wi-Fi Scanner shows busy channels and thus helps users find a...

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  • Ekahau HeatMapper

    The Free Wi-Fi Coverage Mapping Site Survey Tool Ekahau HeatMapper is a free software tool for quick and easy coverage mapping of Wi-Fi (802.11) networks. It's the only free, easy-to-use tool that shows, on a map, the...

    Freemium Windows

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  • Homedale icon

    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 Location Service to locate yourself.

    Free Windows

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  • 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. configuration issues) that may be affecting the connectivity and/or...

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  • NETGEAR WiFi Analytics icon

    NETGEAR WiFi Analytics

    How strong is your WiFi signal? You can use the NETGEAR WiFi Analytics app to get advanced analytics that help you optimize your existing or newly extended WiFi network.

    Free Android Android Tablet

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  • KisMAC icon

    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 passive scanning. KisMAC supports several third party PCMCIA...

    Open Source Mac

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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.

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  • WiFi Radar Pro icon

    WiFi Radar Pro

    Want to monitor your area networks? Identify and troubleshoot issue with your home, small office or enterprise network? Gather useful information about your network performance? Are you simply in search of an elegant replacement of...

    Commercial Mac

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  • 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 be used for wireless site surveys, wireless discovery, and to...

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  • Virtual WiFi Hotspot icon

    Virtual WiFi Hotspot

    Virtual Wifi Hotspot is a free software router for Windows based system running Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012. Using Virtual Wifi Hotspot, you can share any internet connection Via Wireless...

    Free Windows

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  • TamoGraph Site Survey icon

    TamoGraph Site Survey

    TamoGraph is a powerful and user-friendly wireless site survey software tool for collecting, visualizing, and analyzing 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi data. Wireless network deployment and maintenance requires the use of a professional RF...

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  • osmino Wi-Fi icon

    osmino Wi-Fi

    osmino Wi-Fi - provides you with access to fast and free internet wherever you are. The unique Wi-Fi manager to accomplish automatic connection to free Wi-Fi and to share public or private Wi-Fi hotspots across the world. You turn on...

    Freemium Android

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    AirRadar

    Scanning for wireless networks is now easier and more personalized! AirRadar allows you to scan for open networks and tag them as favourites or filter them out. View detailed network information, graph network signal strength, and...

    Commercial Mac

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  • Verony HotSpot icon

    Verony HotSpot

    Make Wifi Signal for Your Notebook, PC All in One and Mobile Phones for your best friends, a simple application with a better efficiency guaranteed name.

    Free Windows

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  • Wi-Fi SweetSpots icon

    Wi-Fi SweetSpots

    Observe how Wi-Fi connection speed fluctuates over time, and locate the fastest and slowest Wi-Fi spots in your room!.

    Free iPhone

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  • AirMagnet AirMapper icon

    AirMagnet AirMapper

    Strategic Wireless LAN Design Design your Wi-Fi network to be BYOD-ready by measuring the "true" end-user experience using your Android-based smart device.

    Commercial Android

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  • Acrylic WiFi Heatmaps

    Fast WiFi signal survey and coverage analysis. Calibrate blueprints online. (Indoor and outdoor survey) Wi-Fi measurements and site survey analysis. High resolution heat maps (Generate 10 different plots) Render 3D...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Tanaza icon

    Tanaza

    Tanaza is the first and only multi-vendor software for Wi-Fi cloud management and social hotspots. WiFi networking and social hotspots made easy.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Chrome OS

NetSpot Comments

Any option for Windows?

Comment by Andrewplan
about NetSpot Jan 2012

Does anyone know of a similar one for Windows? I know this is a Mac app, but not all of us are lucky enough to have a Mac yet :)

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Nice App!!!

Positive Comment by nknight
about NetSpot Dec 2011

Looks like a promising app, waiting for updates

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