iStumbler Alternatives

    iStumbler is described as 'is the leading wireless discovery tool for Mac OS X, providing plugins for finding AirPort networks, Bluetooth devices and Bonjour services with your Mac'. There are more than 10 alternatives to iStumbler for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is inSSIDer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try NetSpot or NetStumbler. Other great apps like iStumbler are WiFi Explorer (Paid), Wifiner - WiFi Analyzer (Paid), WiFi Scanner (Paid) and WifiInfoView (Free).

    This page was last updated May 22, 2021

    1. Let's face it-- there's SOOO much Wi-Fi everywhere these days, the built-in Wi-Fi tools and free utilities that used to help us understand the Wi-Fi environment just can't keep up anymore.
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    2. NetSpot is a simple and accessible wireless survey tool, which allows collecting, visualizing and analyzing Wi-Fi data.
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      Almost everyone thinks NetSpot is a great alternative to iStumbler.

    3. 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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      It's free and is a great alternative to iStumbler, MacStumbler, KisMac, etc. The free version shows the BSSID, Network Name, Vendor, Signal strength, Channel, Channel Width, Band, Mode, Generation, Max Rate, Security, and Scan. I would have kept using iStumbler but they decided to charge money for it. This is a great alternative!
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    4. Easily analyze your Wi-Fi and see the issues preventing you from having a stable and fast connection. You can run a comprehensive scan of your wireless network, get an interactive color-coded heatmap, and see the "dead" zones clearly.
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    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      The program is no longer updated.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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    6. 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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    7. 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...
    8. 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.
    9. Connect to WiFi passwords for FREE internet access all over the world! The most popular WiFi application *** TOP 1 in 50 countries *** TOP 1 in Travel category in 100 countries *** Contains to 100 million WiFi hotspots!.
    10. Designing a Wi-Fi network that meets user demands in your unique environment is easy. Use this intuitive, predictive heat-map tool to develop your predictive design to implement a robust Wi-Fi network.
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