mtr Alternatives

    mtr is described as 'combines the functionality of the 'traceroute' and 'ping' programs in a single network diagnostic tool' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to mtr for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Angry IP Scanner, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like mtr are Fing (Freemium), Advanced IP Scanner (Free), Port Authority (Free, Open Source) and PingPlotter (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021

    1. Angry IP scanner is a very fast IP address and port scanner. It can scan IP addresses in any range as well as any their ports. It is cross-platform and lightweight. Not requiring any installations, it can be freely copied and used anywhere.
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    2. Discover which devices are connected to any Wi-Fi network, map devices, detect intruders, assess network security risks, troubleshoot network problems and achieve best network performance.
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    3. Reliable and free network scanner to analyse LAN. The program shows all network devices, gives you access to shared folders, provides remote control of computers (via RDP and Radmin), and can even remotely switch computers off. It is easy to use and runs as a portable edition.
    4. A handy systems and security-focused tool, Port Authority is a very fast Android port scanner. Port Authority also allows you to quickly discover hosts on your network and will display useful network information about your device and other hosts.
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    5. PingPlotter is a graphical traceroute and ping tool that visualizes network performance in a way that makes identifying the source of problems quicker and easier.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • Wine
      • FreeBSD
      • Docker
      The iperf series of tools perform active measurements to determine the maximum achievable bandwidth on IP networks. It supports tuning of various parameters related to timing, protocols, and buffers. For each test it reports the measured throughput, loss, and other parameters.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      IPinfo is the trusted source for IP address data, handling 12 billion API requests per month for over 1,000 businesses and 100,000+ developers.
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    6. WinMTR is a Free Network Diagnostic Tool WinMTR is a Windows application which combines the functionality of the traceroute and ping utilities in a single network diagnostic tool.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.92, released in February 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    7. Ping Tracer continuously pings each network host between your computer and a given destination, helping visually identify the source of connectivity problems.
    8. Wireless Network Watcher is a small utility that scans your wireless network and displays the list of all computers and devices that are currently connected to your network.
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