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gWakeOnLan Alternatives

gWakeOnLan is described as 'GTK+ utility to awake turned off computers through the Wake on LAN feature' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to gWakeOnLan for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is SoftPerfect Network Scanner. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try MiniWOL or Advanced Port Scanner. Other great apps like gWakeOnLan are WakeMeOnLan, AquilaWOL, Dshutdown and WakeOnLan.

gWakeOnLan alternatives are mainly IP Scanners but may also be Network Monitors or Network Analyzers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of gWakeOnLan.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

gWakeOnLan is a GTK+ utility to awake turned off computers through the Wake on LAN feature.

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  1. This fast, highly configurable IPv4/IPv6 scanner can streamline many of your network support procedures.

    ⚫︎ PortableSoftPerfect Network Scanner can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. MiniWOL icon

    MiniWOL

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Small, very easy to use, and free application for Windows, macOS and Linux to send Wake On LAN magic packets to network connected device(s) and wake them up without having to touch their power buttons .

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceMiniWOL either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  3. Advanced Port Scanner icon

    Advanced Port Scanner is a fast and free software for port scanning. It will allow you to quickly find all open ports (TCP and UDP) and detect versions of programs running on them. The utility includes many features simplifying network management.

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  4. WakeMeOnLan icon

    WakeMeOnLan

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Collect active network systems, like a network ascanner, in the local network and send WOL packets to wake up them using their MAC address.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceWakeMeOnLan either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ PortableWakeMeOnLan can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  5. AquilaWOL icon

    AquilaWOL

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    WakeOnLAN is WOL / Shutdown software for Windows. A powerful WOL, ping, shutdown, GUI application. Do you need a robust, reliable solution for remote computer control and access?

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  6. Dshutdown icon

    Dshutdown

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A stand-alone program that allows you to easily shutdown and wake up local or remote PCs, with many specific options.

    ⚫︎ PortableDshutdown can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  7. WakeOnLan icon

    WakeOnLan

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Need to access some files on your other Mac? Find out it's sleeping and you can't? Try this little app to help you out.

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  8. Wake On LAN Ex 2 icon

    Wake On LAN Ex 2

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Wake On LAN Ex is an application designed to be used with computers that contain network cards which are set to turn on when a "magic packet" is received.

    ⚫︎ PortableWake On LAN Ex 2 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  9. WOL Magic Packet Sender icon

    WOL Magic Packet Sender

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A free magic packet sender for Windows - wake-up computers with the touch of a button.

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  10. WakeOnLan icon

    WakeOnLan

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    WakeOnLAN is a free tool to wake up and turn off (and more) remote PCs through a simple and ergonomic interface. A command line version is also available.

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