What are the best inSSIDer alternatives in 2020?

    inSSIDer is described as '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' and is a well-known app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to inSSIDer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Mac, Android Tablet and Linux. The best alternative is NetSpot, which is free. Other great apps like inSSIDer are Wifi Analyzer (Free), Acrylic Wifi (Freemium), Vistumbler (Free, Open Source) and WiFi Explorer (Paid).

    This page was last updated Nov 10, 2020

    1. NetSpot is a simple and accessible wireless survey tool, which allows collecting, visualizing and analyzing Wi-Fi data.
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      NetSpot vs inSSIDer opinions
      Most users think NetSpot is a great alternative to inSSIDer.
      Does not do proper channel analysis
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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      cp0592465 NetSpot is much easier to use and at the same time results are precise.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      Very powerful with the network mapping tool.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      -3
    2. 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.
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      Wifi Analyzer vs inSSIDer opinions
      Most users think Wifi Analyzer is a great alternative to inSSIDer.
      Wifi Analyzer is only for android devices.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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    3. 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.
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      Most users think Acrylic Wifi is a great alternative to inSSIDer.
    4. Vistumbler is a wireless network scanner for Windows Vista and Windows 7.
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      Most users think Vistumbler is a great alternative to inSSIDer.
    5. 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.
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      WiFi Explorer vs inSSIDer opinions
      Most users think WiFi Explorer is a great alternative to inSSIDer.
      BruceTech88 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.
      Positive comment almost 6 years ago

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    6. LinSSID is graphically and functionally similar to iwscanner (Linux) and Inssider (Microsoft™ Windows®). It is written entirely in C++ using Linux wireless tools and Qt4.
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      LinSSID vs inSSIDer opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      josan2 LinSSID is the most similar to inssider
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    7. 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, Channel Number, and more...
      Almost everyone thinks WifiInfoView is a great alternative to inSSIDer.
    8. NetStumbler is a tool for Windows that allows you to detect Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) using 802.11b, 802.11a and 802.11g.

      Discontinued

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

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      Most users think NetStumbler is a great alternative to inSSIDer.
    9. 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 (rfmon) mode, and (with appropriate hardware) can sniff 802.11b, 802.11a, 802.11g, and 802.11n traffic.
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      Kismet vs inSSIDer opinions
      Most users think Kismet is a great alternative to inSSIDer.
      Used it, provides great and easy to use interface, shows channels and graphs quite good
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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      Completely re-written in modern tools.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    10. 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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      Most users think iStumbler is a great alternative to inSSIDer.
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