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NetBalancer Alternatives

NetBalancer is described as 'internet traffic control and monitoring tool designed for Win7/8/10' and is a popular app in the network & admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to NetBalancer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is NetLimiter. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try GlassWire or NetSpeedMonitor. Other great apps like NetBalancer are cFosSpeed, SterJo Netstalker, Wonder Shaper and CacheGuard-OS.

NetBalancer alternatives are mainly Firewalls but may also be Network Monitors or CDNs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of NetBalancer.
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  • Windows

NetBalancer is an internet traffic control and monitoring tool designed for Win7/8/10.

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  1. NetLimiter is an ultimate Internet traffic control and monitoring tool designed for Windows. You can use NetLimiter to set download/upload transfer rate limits for applications or even single connection and monitor their Internet traffic.

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    NetLimiter vs NetBalancer opinions
    Most users think NetLimiter is a great alternative to NetBalancer.

    For now, it allows you to limit the bandwith of specific applications, processes, etc for free.

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    Does what balancer does not - works without any fuss.

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  2. GlassWire is a network security monitoring tool and analyzer that visualizes your network activity on an easy to use graph, alerts you of possible threats, manages your firewall, and more.

    GlassWire's graph shows you real-time network activity broken down by apps, traffic, and hosts.


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    NetSpeedMonitor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    NetSpeedMonitor is a lightweight Network Monitoring Toolbar for your Windows Taskbar designed to be used on computers that run Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista or Windows 7.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer available on the official website. Last version, 2.5.4.0, released in April 2010, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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    Some users think NetSpeedMonitor is a great alternative to NetBalancer, some don't.
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    cFosSpeed

    • Windows

    cFosSpeed is a network driver, which attaches itself to existing Internet connections. It then optimizes data transfer by means of Traffic Shaping.

    Main window = Settings
    cFosSpeed vs NetBalancer opinions
    Some users think cFosSpeed is a great alternative to NetBalancer, some don't.

    it doesn't allow to limit the bandwidth for each individual program

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    SterJo Netstalker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    SterJo NetStalker is innovative and FREE security software able to detect all authorized and unauthorized connections to your computer and send you alert for each new connection.

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    Wonder Shaper

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux

    A bandwidth limiting and traffic prioritization tool for linux.

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    CacheGuard-OS

    • Windows
    • VirtualBox
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
    • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
    • Proxmox Virtual Environment

    All CacheGuard products and services are focused on delivering secured and optimized Web contents to our clients. To achieve that goal we made CacheGuard OS which is our core product.

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    This is an OS, not an application.

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    Murus Firewall

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

    Murus is a frontend for the OS X PF network firewall. From basic filtering to advanced proactive options, Murus allows to easily configure a complex network setup dragging and dropping icons and moving sliders and selecting checkboxes.

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    BWMeter

    • Windows

    BWMeter is a powerful bandwidth meter, monitor, traffic controller and firewall, which measures, displays and controls all traffic to/from your computer or on your network.

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    Datapath.io

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Datapath.io is a network performance management tool which automates the process of performance optimization.It scans global internet infrastructure to find the fastest,least expensive network path with the least packet loss and optimized bandwidth.

    81% median latency improvement (10.75 ms) from London to AWS Ireland
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