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inSSIDer Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to inSSIDer for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is NetSpot. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Acrylic Wifi or Vistumbler. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to inSSIDer and 13 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to inSSIDer are WifiInfoView, NetStumbler, Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector and Homedale.

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.

    ⚫︎ Block TrackersNetSpot has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
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    Free WLAN Site Survey Software for Mac
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    Most users think NetSpot is a great alternative to inSSIDer.

    Does not do proper channel analysis

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    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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  2. Acrylic Wifi icon

    Acrylic Wifi

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ PortableAcrylic Wifi can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Most users think Acrylic Wifi is a great alternative to inSSIDer.


  3. Vistumbler icon

    Vistumbler

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.
  4. WifiInfoView icon

    WifiInfoView

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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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    Almost everyone thinks WifiInfoView is a great alternative to inSSIDer.
  5. NetStumbler icon

    NetStumbler

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    NetStumbler is a tool for Windows that allows you to detect Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) using 802.11b, 802.11a and 802.11g.

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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.


  6. Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector icon

    Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    The Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector is a powerful tool for managing and troubleshooting the Wi-Fi on a Windows XP SP2 or later, Vista, or 7 laptop. Built in tests enable you to characterize the integrity and performance of your Wi-Fi connection. Applications include:

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

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    NetSurveyor is a diagnostic tool that falls under the category of WiFi Scanners or 802.11 Network Discovery Tools. The best known in this category is NetStumbler .

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    Airport Utility

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Use AirPort Utility to manage your Wi-Fi network and AirPort base stations, including AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule — right from your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. See a graphical overview of your Wi-Fi network and devices.

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  10. Wi-Fi Scanner (LizardSystems) icon

    Wi-Fi Scanner (LizardSystems)

    • Windows

    Wi-Fi Scanner shows you detailed information about wireless networks in their vicinity, as well as its parameters and signal strength. To improve network signal quality, Wi-Fi Scanner shows busy channels and thus helps users find a free channel for their access point.

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