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KisMAC Alternatives

KisMAC is described as 'open-source and free stumbler/scanner application for Mac OS X. It has an advantage over MacStumbler/iStumbler/NetStumbler in that it uses monitor mode and passive scanning' and is a network analyzer in the network & admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to KisMAC 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 Vistumbler or NetworkMiner. Other great apps like KisMAC are NetSpot, Kismet, Homedale and NetStumbler.

KisMAC alternatives are mainly Network Analyzers but may also be Network Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of KisMAC.
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  1. inSSIDer icon


    36 alternatives to inSSIDer 

    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. Those tools don't help you see how many access points are in the same...

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    Most users think inSSIDer is a great alternative to KisMAC.
  2. NetSpot icon


    • Mac
    • Windows
    47 alternatives to NetSpot 

    NetSpot is a simple and accessible wireless survey tool, which allows collecting, visualizing and analyzing Wi-Fi data.

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    Free WLAN Site Survey Software for Mac
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    Some users think NetSpot is a great alternative to KisMAC, some don't.

    Kismac is a packet sniffer and network vulnerability analyzer while NetShot only analyzes the strength of a given wifi network

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  3. Vistumbler icon


    22 alternatives to Vistumbler 

    Vistumbler is a wireless network scanner and mapping utility designed for Windows Vista and above

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  4. NetworkMiner icon


    • Windows
    34 alternatives to NetworkMiner 

    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.

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    1.  PortableNetworkMiner can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      Files extracted from a PCAP
      Images extracted from a PCAP
    • Kismet icon


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      34 alternatives to Kismet 

      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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    • Homedale icon


      • Mac
      • Windows
      33 alternatives to Homedale 

      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.

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      Homedale icon for Mac OS.
    • NetStumbler icon


      33 alternatives to NetStumbler 

      NetStumbler is a tool for Windows that allows you to detect Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) using 802.11b, 802.11a and 802.11g. It has many uses:Verify that your network is set up the way you intended, find locations with poor coverage in your WLAN, detect other networks...

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      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.4.0, released in April 2004, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    • WiFi Map — Free Passwords icon

      WiFi Map — Free Passwords

      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      23 alternatives to WiFi Map — Free Passwords 

      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!.

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      WiFi Scanner

      38 alternatives to WiFi Scanner 

      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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      WiFi Explorer

      • Mac
      23 alternatives to WiFi Explorer 

      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. configuration issues) that may be affecting the connectivity and/or performance of your wireless network in homes...

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