NetLimiter Alternatives

    The most popular alternative is simplewall, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 15 alternatives to NetLimiter so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting NetLimiter alternatives are NetBalancer (Paid), Little Snitch (Paid), Gufw (Free, Open Source) and CacheGuard-OS (Paid).

    The list of alternatives was last updated on Apr 7, 2020

    • Simple tool to configure Windows Filtering Platform (WFP) which can configure network activity on your computer.
      This alternative is disputed. It's still a legit alternative but it might have some issues that some users think is important.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      Gu
      The tool is fine, easy to setup, but it can only block traffic, not limit.
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      Negative comment • 8 months ago

      Gu
      Simplewall does allow the limiting of bandwidth for a process / application
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      Negative comment • 9 months ago

      Gu
      Does not allow traffic shaping. Only blocking.
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      Negative comment • 5 months ago

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    • NetBalancer is a Windows application for local network traffic control and monitoring.
      Some users think this is a great alternative to NetLimiter, some doesn't.
      • Windows
      Gu
      Doesn't work like netlimitter. Always we see dropping on games ping
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      Negative comment • more than a year ago

      Gu
      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
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      Negative comment • more than a year ago



    • Little Snitch is a firewall application that monitors and controls outbound internet traffic.
      • Mac
    • Gufw is an easy, intuitive way to manage your Linux firewall.
      This alternative is disputed. It's still a legit alternative but it might have some issues that some users think is important.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
      Gu
      On Linux, it uses netfilter to rate-limit ports and applications
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      Positive comment • more than a year ago

    • CacheGuard OS is an Appliance oriented Operating System dedicated to Web traffic Security and Optimization.
      • Windows
      • VirtualBox
      • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
      • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
      • Proxmox Virtual Environment
    • trickle is a portable lightweight userspace bandwidth shaper. It can run in collaborative mode (together with trickled) or in stand alone mode.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • Murus is a frontend for the OS X PF network firewall.
    • A bandwidth limiting and traffic prioritization tool for linux.
      Some users think this is a great alternative to NetLimiter, some doesn't.
      • Free
      • Linux
      Gu
      Net Limiter is for Windows, Wonder Shaper will never fit on Windows (its for a complete different OS)
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      Negative comment • more than a year ago

    • 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.
      • Windows
    • Bandwidth manager, traffic shaper, tracker of transferred data, monitor, firewall. It manages connections centrally for company network or ISP's network deployed on Windows gateway.
      • Windows