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IP Scanner is described as 'for Macintosh scans your local area network to determine the identity of all machines and internet devices on the LAN. Powerful results, yet easy and intuitive to use. Runs on OS X 10.4 and above' and is a IP Scanner in the network & admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to IP Scanner for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and BSD. The best alternative is Nmap, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like IP Scanner are Angry IP Scanner, Zenmap, Advanced IP Scanner and NETworkManager by BornToBeRoot.

IP Scanner alternatives are mainly IP Scanners but may also be Network Monitors or Network Analyzers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of IP Scanner.
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    Nmap

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    50 alternatives to Nmap 

    Nmap ("Network Mapper") is a free and open source (license) utility for network exploration or security auditing. Many systems and network administrators also find it useful for tasks such as network inventory, managing service upgrade schedules, and monitoring host or...

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    1.  Command line interfaceNmap either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  2. Angry IP Scanner icon

    Angry IP Scanner

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java
    49 alternatives to Angry IP Scanner 

    Open-source and cross-platform network scanner designed to be fast and simple to use.

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    Zenmap

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    38 alternatives to Zenmap 

    Zenmap is the official cross-platform GUI for the Nmap Security Scanner. It is free and runs on Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, etc. Zenmap aims to make Nmap easy for beginners to use while providing advanced features for experienced Nmap users.

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    Advanced IP Scanner

    50 alternatives to Advanced IP Scanner 

    Reliable and free network scanner to analyse LAN. The program shows all network devices, gives you access to shared folders, provides remote control of computers (via RDP and Radmin), and can even remotely switch computers off. It is easy to use and runs as a portable edition.

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    1.  PortableAdvanced IP Scanner can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Wake on LANAdvanced IP Scanner can switch on your offline remote computers through the local network from anywhere.
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    NETworkManager by BornToBeRoot

    • Windows
    49 alternatives to NETworkManager by BornToBeRoot 

    NETworkManager is a powerful tool for managing networks and troubleshoot network problems! It includes a variety of tools such as an IP scanner, Port Scanner, Ping Monitor, WiFi analyzer, PuTTY/RemoteDesktop with tabs or an LLDP/CDP capture (and many more) in a unified user...

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    1.  PortableNETworkManager by BornToBeRoot can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Wake on LANNETworkManager by BornToBeRoot can switch on your offline remote computers through the local network from anywhere.
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    Dipiscan

    31 alternatives to Dipiscan 

    Dipiscan is a free IP scanner that allows you to remotely retrieve information about machines on your network using a clear and ergonomic interface (as well as a command-line mode) . It also includes wakeonlan/shutdown and other advanced features.

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    1.  PortableDipiscan can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Vernet

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • F-Droid
    47 alternatives to Vernet 

    Vernet - Network Analyzer and Monitoring Tool.

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    1.  LightweightVernet consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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      runZero Network Discovery

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      41 alternatives to runZero Network Discovery 

      runZero provides asset inventory and network visibility for security and IT teams. You can discover your entire inventory including managed and unmanaged devices, on-premises and cloud assets, IT and OT infrastructure, endpoints at work and at home.

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      ZMap

      • Mac
      • Linux
      • BSD
      20 alternatives to ZMap 

      ZMap is a fast single packet network scanner designed for Internet-wide network surveys. On a typical desktop computer with a gigabit Ethernet connection, ZMap is capable scanning the entire public IPv4 address space in under 45 minutes.

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    • IP Pinger 1.3.0.0 R2 icon

      IP Pinger 1.3.0.0 R2

      48 alternatives to IP Pinger 1.3.0.0 R2 

      The IPPINGER is an application for checking a host or multiple hosts periodically. It can check IPs, websites and also ports (if are open). It can be configured to notify by email or Windows Notification when a host is down.

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