GNU Radio Alternatives

    GNU Radio is described as 'free & open-source software development toolkit that provides signal processing blocks to implement software radios'. There are more than 10 alternatives to GNU Radio for Linux, Mac, Windows, Android and BSD. The best alternative is CubicSDR, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GNU Radio are SDR# (Free), Gqrx (Free, Open Source), Universal Radio Hacker (Free, Open Source) and inspectrum (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 30, 2021

    1. LuaRadio is a lightweight, embeddable flow graph signal processing framework for software-defined radio. It provides a suite of source, sink, and processing blocks, with a simple API for defining flow graphs, running flow graphs, creating blocks, and creating data types.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      Turn any mobile phone or tablet into an affordable and portable software defined radio scanner with spectrum analyser.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      A program for software defined radio (SDR).
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Software Defined Radio (SDR) for analog and digital modulation modes.
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