AlternativeTo Logo

What are the best HDSDR alternatives?

HDSDR is described as 'freeware Software Defined Radio (SDR) program for Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10. Typical applications are Radio listening, Ham Radio, SWL, Radio Astronomy, NDB-hunting and Spectrum analysis' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to HDSDR for Linux, Windows, Mac and Android. The best alternative is Gqrx, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HDSDR are CubicSDR, GNU Radio, SDR# and SDRangel.

This page was last updated
HDSDR
  0
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

HDSDR is a freeware Software Defined Radio (SDR) program for Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10. Typical...

Learn more about HDSDR

  1. Gqrx icon

    Gqrx

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    13 alternatives to Gqrx 

    Gqrx is a software defined radio receiver powered by the GNU Radio SDR framework and the Qt graphical toolkit. It supports many of the SDR hardware available, including Funcube Dongles, rtl-sdr, HackRF and USRP devices.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    Screenshot
  2. CubicSDR icon

    CubicSDR

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    13 alternatives to CubicSDR 

    CubicSDR is a cross-platform Software-Defined Radio application which allows you to navigate the radio spectrum and demodulate any signals you might discover.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    CubicSDR v1.2.0-alpha showing 20 MHz bandwidth of HackRF One


  3. GNU Radio icon

    GNU Radio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    16 alternatives to GNU Radio 

    GNU Radio is a free & open-source software development toolkit that provides signal processing blocks to implement software radios. It can be used with readily-available low-cost external RF hardware to create software-defined radios, or without hardware in a simulation-like...

     GNU Radio has no features, suggest some!
    Flowgraph for narrowband FM demodulator.
  4. SDR# icon

    SDR#

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    13 alternatives to SDR# 

    SDR# (SDRSharp) is a popular, simple, fast and extensible Software Defined Radio program written from scratch in C# to experiment new Digital Signal Processing techniques and push the Microsoft .NET Framework to its limits.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    Screenshot
  5. SDRangel icon

    SDRangel

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    11 alternatives to SDRangel 

    SDR Rx/Tx software for Airspy, Airspy HF+, BladeRF, HackRF, LimeSDR, PlutoSDR, RTL-SDR, SDRplay RSP1 and FunCube

     SDRangel has no features, suggest some!
    Screenshot
    SDRangel vs HDSDR opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments
    Guest

    SDRAngel is the most complete and signal-processing-correct SDR digital processor I have found for running the LimeUSB SDR boards.

    Positive comment ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.   
    0


  6. inspectrum

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    13 alternatives to inspectrum 

    inspectrum is a tool for analysing captured signals, primarily from software-defined radio receivers.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    Screenshot
  7. SDR++ icon

    SDR++

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    13 alternatives to SDR++ 

    SDR++ is an open source, cross platform, C++ based GUI general receiver program for various SDRs including the RTL-SDR. Since it's alpha release in mid 2020, it has undergone huge amount of development, and is quickly becoming the main program of choice for many users due to...

     SDR++ has no features, suggest some!
    Screenshot
  8. sdrangelove icon

    sdrangelove

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    13 alternatives to sdrangelove 

    A graphical application for showing the Fast Fourier Transformation (FFT) as graph and waterfall diagram of the radio spectrum retrieved by Software Defined Radio (SDR) devices supported by GrOsmoSDR. Plugins enable demodulating a selected signal.

     sdrangelove has no features, suggest some!
    Spectrum showing GSM signals
  9. Linrad

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    11 alternatives to Linrad 

    A program for software defined radio (SDR).

     Linrad has no features, suggest some!
    Screenshot
  10. SodiraSDR

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    11 alternatives to SodiraSDR 

    Software Defined Radio (SDR) for analog and digital modulation modes.

     SodiraSDR has no features, suggest some!
    Screenshot
Showing 10 of 12 alternatives
AlternativeTo