LinSSID Alternatives for Windows

    LinSSID is not available for Windows but there are some 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 LinSSID and eight of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to LinSSID are NetStumbler (Free), Homedale (Free), NetSurveyor (Free) and Wi-Fi Scanner (LizardSystems) (Paid).

    This page was last updated Dec 13, 2019

    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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      OS type linssdid is for linux as inssder is for windows
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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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    3. Vistumbler is a wireless network scanner for Windows Vista and Windows 7.
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    4. 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      The program is no longer updated.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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    5. 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.

    6. NetSurveyor is a diagnostic tool that falls under the category of WiFi Scanners or 802.11 Network Discovery Tools. The best known in this category is NetStumbler .
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    7. Wi-Fi Scanner shows you detailed information about wireless networks in their vicinity, as well as its parameters and signal strength. To improve network signal quality, Wi-Fi Scanner shows busy channels and thus helps users find a free channel for their access point.
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    8. Virtual Wifi Hotspot is a free software router for Windows based system running Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012.



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