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iwScanner Alternatives

iwScanner is described as 'wireless scanner for linux with an easy to use graphic interface' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to iwScanner for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, Mac and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Wireshark, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like iwScanner are inSSIDer, WiFi Analyzer - VREM, PRTG Network Monitor and NetworkMiner.

iwScanner alternatives are mainly Network Monitors but may also be Network Analyzers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of iwScanner.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

iwScanner is a wireless scanner for linux with an easy to use graphic interface.

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  1. Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer. It lets you capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a computer network. It is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions.

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  2. inSSIDer icon

    inSSIDer

    • Windows

    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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    Windows Version


  3. WiFi Analyzer - VREM icon

    WiFi Analyzer - VREM

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Optimize your WiFi network using WiFi Analyzer by examining surrounding WiFi networks, measuring their signal strength as well as identifying crowded channels.

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  4. PRTG Network Monitor icon

    PRTG Network Monitor

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    An advanced network monitoring solution to monitor network up/downtime, traffic and usage. Features include availability, performance, and bandwidth monitoring (SNMP, WMI, packet sniffing, NetFlow), instant alerts, reporting, failover clustering.

    ⚫︎ PortablePRTG Network Monitor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  5. NetworkMiner icon

    NetworkMiner

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    NetworkMiner is a Network Forensic Analysis Tool (NFAT) for Windows. NetworkMiner can parse PCAP files and regenerate/reassemble transmitted files and certificates from PCAP files with HTTP, FTP, SMB, SMB2, TFTP and several other protocols.

    ⚫︎ PortableNetworkMiner can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Files extracted from a PCAP


  6. cStatus icon

    cStatus

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A free, reliable tool to scan and monitor networks.

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    Main monitoring
  7. Microsoft Network Monitor icon

    Microsoft Network Monitor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Microsoft Network Monitor is a packet analyzer. It enables capturing, viewing, and analyzing network data and deciphering network protocols. It can be used to troubleshoot network problems and applications on the network.

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  8. SmartSniff icon

    SmartSniff

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    SmartSniff is a packet sniffer that capture TCP/IP packets and display them as sequence of conversations between clients and servers.

    ⚫︎ PortableSmartSniff can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  9. 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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  10. Kismet icon

    Kismet

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux

    Kismet is an 802.11 layer2 wireless network detector, sniffer, and intrusion detection system. Kismet will work with any wireless card which supports raw monitoring (rfmon) mode, and (with appropriate hardware) can sniff 802.11b, 802.11a, 802.11g, and 802.11n traffic.

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