LAN Speed Test Alternatives

    LAN Speed Test is described as 'FREE utility designed to accurately measure LAN speeds' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are seven alternatives to LAN Speed Test for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is TamoSoft Throughput Test, which is free. Other great apps like LAN Speed Test are NetIO-GUI (Free, Open Source), Axence netTools (Free), AdRem MyNet Toolset (Free) and Kaseya Network Monitor (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 24, 2021

    1. A utility for testing the performance of a wireless or wired network that sends TCP and UDP data streams and computes important metrics: upstream and downstream throughput values, packet loss, and round-trip time, etc. It supports both IPv4 and IPv6 connections.
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      LAN Speed Test allows testing without installing a server, which is necessary to test the speed of network shares on appliance style machines that don't allow installing servers
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

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      • Windows
      NetIO-GUI is a Windows frontend for the multiplatform commandline utility 'netio'. It measures ICMP respond times and network transfer rates for different packet sizes and protocols. All results are stored in a SQLite database file and can easily be compared.
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    2. Axence NetTools Pro is a free and comprehensive set of host monitoring, network scanning, security and administration tools, all with a highly intuitive user interface.
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    3. Network diagnostic and troubleshooting tool organizer with GRAPHICAL network map:
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    4. Intellipool Network Monitor has been renamed to Kaseya Network Monitor. Kaseya Network Discovery allows you to find, catalog, deploy, view, manage and report on all IP devices on the network.

    5. LANBench is a simple LAN / TCP Network benchmark utility. It is designed for testing network performance between two computers and is based on Winsock 2.2.


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    6. Servers Alive is an end-to-end network monitoring tool running on Windows 2003/2008/XP/Vista/7. It works agentless and across operating systems. Its checks and alerts are on the cutting edge of technology.
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