Alternatives to inSSIDer for all platforms with any license

  • NetSpot

    NetSpot is a free app for wireless site surveys, Wi-Fi analysis, and troubleshooting.

    • NetSpot is much easier to use and at the same time results are precise. cp0592465Mar 2018 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Very powerful with the network mapping tool. Guest • Apr 2017 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Does not do proper channel analysis Guest • Dec 2016 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Mac Windows Android

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  • 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...

    • Wifi Analyzer is only for android devices. Guest • Dec 2017 • 1 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Android Android Tablet

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  • 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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  • WiFiAnalyzer

    Optimize your WiFi network using WiFi Analyzer by examining surrounding WiFi networks, measuring their signal strength as well as identifying crowded channels.

    Free Open Source Android Android Tablet

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  • 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....

    • 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 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Mac

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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...

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated.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

    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...

    • Completely re-written in modern tools. Guest • Nov 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • Used it, provides great and easy to use interface, shows channels and graphs quite good Guest • Oct 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Free Linux

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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

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  • WiFi Map — Free Passwords

    Connect to WiFi passwords for FREE internet access all over the world! The most popular WiFi application *** TOP 1 in 50 countries *** TOP 1 in Travel category in...

    Free Android iPhone

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  • 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...

    • Another good (commercial/paid) alternative to InSSIDer. This too (similar to WiFi Explorer) shows list of WiFi sources and graphs of signal strengths. Also lists connected devices. BruceTech88Sep 2015 Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Mac

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  • 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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Latest Free Version

Comment by tbdsch
about inSSIDer · Sep 2016 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

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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Comment by propersoft
about inSSIDer · Mar 2017 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

great app to look at your neighborhood and select the best channel for your in-house wifi.

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Need to separate page for inSSIDer 2

Comment by Rasp
about inSSIDer · Oct 2015 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

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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No longer free

Comment by shkm
about inSSIDer · Jan 2014 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

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 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

And I don't want to install it.

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Comment by RemovedUser
about inSSIDer · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Source code is hosted at github

https://github.com/metageek-llc

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Comment by RemovedUser
about inSSIDer · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

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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Comment by Xeogin
about inSSIDer · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

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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Free alternative

Comment by WhiteZero
about inSSIDer · Jan 2016 · Helpful Not helpful -3 Helpful Report as spam

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

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