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, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to inSSIDer and 11 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to inSSIDer are Acrylic Wifi (Freemium), Vistumbler (Free, Open Source), WifiInfoView (Free) and NetStumbler (Free).

    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

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

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

    2. 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.

    3. 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.
    4. 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.
    5. NetStumbler is a tool for Windows that allows you to detect Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) using 802.11b, 802.11a and 802.11g.


      The program is no longer updated.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. 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.
    7. 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.
    8. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Packetyzer provides a Windows user interface for the Ethereal packet capture and dissection library. Ethereal is used by network professionals around the world for troubleshooting, analysis, software and protocol development, and education.


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    9. 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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