iPerf3 Alternatives

    iPerf3 is described as 'The iperf series of tools perform active measurements to determine the maximum achievable bandwidth on IP networks' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to iPerf3 for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is Speedtest by Ookla, which is free. Other great apps like iPerf3 are mtr (Free, Open Source), SmokePing (Free, Open Source), Packet Loss Test (Free) and JPerf (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Apr 25, 2021

    Platforms

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Mac
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Solaris
    • FreeBSD
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • IBM AIX
    • NetBSD
    • HP-UX
    • OpenBSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Apple TV
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
    • Kindle Fire
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Features

    • Internet speed test
    • Network Tools
    • Networking
    • Portable
    • Network Monitoring
    • Trace Route
    • VPN
    • Web-Based
    • LAN
    • Encrypted VPN
    • Graphical User Interface

    License

    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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    • Use Speedtest® by Ookla® for an easy, one-tap connection internet performance and speed test —— accurate anywhere thanks to our massive global server network. View 55 alternatives to Speedtest by Ookla
      This alternative is disputed. Speedtest by Ookla is still a legitimate alternative to iPerf3, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Google Chrome
      • Apple TV
      • Kindle Fire
      Speedtest by Ookla vs iPerf3
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Tests for internet speed, iperf is mainly used for testing in internal networks.
      Negative comment 10 months ago

      5
      Speedtest.net is only used as an Internet speed test, while iperf is mainly used for LAN speedtesting
      Negative comment 5 months ago

      1
    • mtr combines the functionality of the 'traceroute' and 'ping' programs in a single network diagnostic tool. View 27 alternatives to mtr
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux


    • Smokeping is a latency measurement tool. It sends test packets out to the net and measures the amount of time they need to travel from one place to the other and back. View 19 alternatives to SmokePing
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
    • Test your Internet connection for lost packets or high latency to ensure that your gaming and communication is always reliable. View 8 alternatives to Packet Loss Test
      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
    • This project gives a better UI and new functionalities to the initial JPerf 1.0 project based on the iperf network bandwidth measurement tool. View 15 alternatives to JPerf

      Discontinued

      The last update was released on May 5th, 2009.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux


    • nuttcp is another network test tool, similar to iperf2 and iperf3, that has a number of unique features. View 7 alternatives to nuttcp
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Solaris
    • goben is a golang tool to measure TCP/UDP transport layer throughput between hosts. View 5 alternatives to goben
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • FreeBSD
      • NetBSD
      • OpenBSD
    • Flent is a network benchmarking tool which allows you to: • Easily run network tests composing multiple well-known benchmarking tools into aggregate, repeatable test runs. View 9 alternatives to Flent
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • BSD
    • Netperf is a benchmark that can be used to measure the performance of many different types of networking. It provides tests for both unidirectional throughput, and end-to-end latency. View 11 alternatives to netperf
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
      • Solaris
      • IBM AIX
      • HP-UX
    • PowerShell Iperf GUI - A PowerShell script to start iperf and show the output (similar to Jperf). View 7 alternatives to PPerf
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
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