KisMAC Alternatives for Windows

    KisMAC is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is inSSIDer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try NetSpot or Vistumbler. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to KisMAC and 12 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to KisMAC are NetworkMiner (Free, Open Source), NetStumbler (Free), WifiInfoView (Free) and Homedale (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 4, 2018

    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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      Most users think inSSIDer is a great alternative to KisMAC.
    2. NetSpot is a simple and accessible wireless survey tool, which allows collecting, visualizing and analyzing Wi-Fi data.
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      NetSpot vs KisMAC opinions
      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
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

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    3. Vistumbler is a wireless network scanner for Windows Vista and Windows 7.
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    4. 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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    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.

      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      The program is no longer updated.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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    6. 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...
    7. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Packetyzer provides a Windows user interface for the Ethereal packet capture and dissection library. Ethereal is used by network professionals around the world for troubleshooting, analysis, software and protocol development, and education.

      Discontinued

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    8. Win Hotspot is portable WiFi hotspot application has inbuilt WiFi Scanner to list Channel ,Signal % etc. It Also has bandwidth meter and WiFi Repair Tools. Please Update to version 1.2, Internet sharing bug has been fixed.

      Warning

      may contain malware such as : PUP.Optional.Adtool PUP.Optional.Somoto.A PUP.Optional.Somoto.A (x2) PUP.Optional.DeltaTB PUP.Optional.OpenCandy & may install itself in startup

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    9. The Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector is a powerful tool for managing and troubleshooting the Wi-Fi on a Windows XP SP2 or later, Vista, or 7 laptop. Built in tests enable you to characterize the integrity and performance of your Wi-Fi connection.
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