ModScan Alternatives

    ModScan is described as 'is for use in development or maintenance of multi-vendor systems utilizing the popular PLC communications protocol as developed by Gould Modicon' and is an app in the Development category. There are six alternatives to ModScan for Windows and Linux. The most liked alternative is QModBus, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ModScan are ModSim (Paid), Modbus Poll (Paid), Modbus Slave (Paid) and CAS Modbus Scanner (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jun 16, 2018

    • QModBus is a free Qt-based implementation of a ModBus master application. A graphical user interface allows easy communication with ModBus slaves over serial line interface. QModBus also includes a bus monitor for examining all traffic on the bus.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • ModSim32 is a very simple but powerful application for simulating data from modbus slave devices.
      • Windows


    • Modbus Poll is a Modbus master simulator designed primarily to help developers of Modbus slave devices or others that want to test and simulate the Modbus protocol.
      • Windows
    • Modbus Slave is for simulating up to 32 slave devices in 32 windows!. Speed up your PLC programming with this simulating tools.
      • Windows
    • CAS Modbus Scanner is a utility to retrieve coils, inputs, holding registers, and input registers from a Modbus enabled device.
      • Free
      • Windows
    • QModMaster is a free Qt-based implementation of a ModBus master application. A graphical user interface allows easy communication with ModBus RTU and TCP slaves. QModMaster also includes a bus monitor for examining all traffic on the bus.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Linux