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Free inSSIDer Alternatives

The best free alternative to inSSIDer is Wifi Analyzer - farproc. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to inSSIDer and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to inSSIDer are Acrylic Wifi, WiFi Analyzer - VREM, Vistumbler and Kismet.

inSSIDer alternatives are mainly Network Analyzers but may also be Network Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of inSSIDer.
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  1. Wifi Analyzer - farproc icon

    Wifi Analyzer - farproc

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    36 alternatives to Wifi Analyzer - farproc 

    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!

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    Most users think Wifi Analyzer - farproc is a great alternative to inSSIDer.
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    Wifi Analyzer is only for android devices.

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  2. Acrylic Wifi icon

    Acrylic Wifi

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    16 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  PortableAcrylic Wifi can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. WiFi Analyzer - VREM icon

    WiFi Analyzer - VREM

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    36 alternatives to WiFi Analyzer - VREM 

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

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  4. Vistumbler icon

    Vistumbler

    22 alternatives to Vistumbler 

    Vistumbler is a wireless network scanner and mapping utility designed for Windows Vista and above

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    Most users think Vistumbler is a great alternative to inSSIDer.
  5. Kismet icon

    Kismet

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux
    34 alternatives to 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 (rfmon) mode, and (with appropriate hardware) can sniff 802.11b, 802.11a, 802.11g, and 802.11n traffic.

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    Guest

    Completely re-written in modern tools.

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    Used it, provides great and easy to use interface, shows channels and graphs quite good

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  6. NetStumbler icon

    NetStumbler

    33 alternatives to 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 network is set up the way you intended, find locations with poor coverage in your WLAN, detect other networks...

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    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.
  7. WifiInfoView icon

    WifiInfoView

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    24 alternatives to 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, Channel Number, and more...

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  8. wavemon

    • Linux
    21 alternatives to wavemon 

    wavemon is a wireless device monitoring application that allows you to watch signal and noise levels, packet statistics, device configuration and network parameters of your wireless network hardware. It should work (though with varying features) with all devices supported by the...

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    1.  Command line interfacewavemon either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    It's easy to use, shows clear Signal to noise ratios

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  9. LinSSID icon

    LinSSID

    20 alternatives to LinSSID 

    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 is the most similar to inssider

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  10. Homedale icon

    Homedale

    • Mac
    • Windows
    33 alternatives to Homedale 

    With Homedale you can search for Wi-Fi / WLAN Access Points and monitor their signal strength. Use the detected access points with Google Geolocation and Mozilla Location Service to locate yourself.

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    See an overview of all available access points with their signal strength, encryption [WEP/WPA/WPA2], speed and channel.
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