NetLimiter is described as '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' and is a popular app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to NetLimiter for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, KDE and VirtualBox. The best alternative is simplewall, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like NetLimiter are NetBalancer (Paid), Little Snitch (Paid), Portmaster (Free, Open Source) and Gufw (Free, Open Source).
NetBalancer is an internet traffic control and monitoring tool designed for Win7/8/10. You can use NetBalancer to set download/upload transfer rate priority for any applications and monitor their internet traffic.
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NetBalancer vs NetLimiter opinions
Some users think NetBalancer is a great alternative to NetLimiter, some don't.
Doesn't work like netlimitter. Always we see dropping on games ping
Negative comment • over 4 years ago
Net Limiter is not only can limit the bandwidth and monitor data usage, but also can blocking apps to use internet or ask before the apps want to connect to internet
All-Around System Privacy Since the Portmaster sits on your kernel, you can finally protect your whole computer, not just your browser. Do you want to block Ads and Analytics for your whole operating system? The Portmaster has you covered.
Gufw is an easy, intuitive way to manage your Linux firewall. It supports common tasks such as allowing or blocking pre-configured, common p2p, or individual ports port(s), and many others! Gufw is powered by Uncomplicated Firewall (ufw).
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Gufw vs NetLimiter opinions
This alternative is disputed. Gufw is still a legitimate alternative to NetLimiter, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
On Linux, it uses netfilter to rate-limit ports and applications
trickle works by taking advantage of the unix loader preloading. Essentially it provides, to the application, a new version of the functionality that is required to send and receive data through sockets.
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.