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inSSIDer Alternatives for Mac

inSSIDer is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is NetSpot. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Homedale or Wifi Network Testing. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to inSSIDer and eight of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to inSSIDer are WiFi Explorer, iStumbler, WiFi Scanner and WiFi Radar Pro.

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. NetSpot is a simple and accessible wireless survey tool, which allows collecting, visualizing and analyzing Wi-Fi data.

    Free WLAN Site Survey Software for Mac
    NetSpot vs inSSIDer opinions
    Most users think NetSpot is a great alternative to inSSIDer.

    Does not do proper channel analysis

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    cp0592465

    NetSpot is much easier to use and at the same time results are precise.

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    Very powerful with the network mapping tool.

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    WiFi Explorer

    • Mac

    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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    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.

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    iStumbler

    • Mac

    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.

    iStumbler scanning wireless networks
    Most users think iStumbler is a great alternative to inSSIDer.
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    WiFi Scanner

    • Mac

    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 be used for wireless site surveys, wireless discovery, and to connect to WiFi networks.

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    BruceTech88

    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.

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    Homedale

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    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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    WiFi Radar Pro

    • Mac

    Want to monitor your area networks? Identify and troubleshoot issue with your home, small office or enterprise network? Gather useful information about your network performance? Are you simply in search of an elegant replacement of the default OSX wireless utility?

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    AirRadar

    • Mac

    Scanning for wireless networks is now easier and more personalized! AirRadar allows you to scan for open networks and tag them as favourites or filter them out.

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    Wifi Network Testing

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Scan your wifi network and obtain troubleshooting details, with extreme granularity.

    Main menu to select the tests you want to perform on your network
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