Free NetLimiter Alternatives

    The best free alternative to NetLimiter is simplewall, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to NetLimiter and ten of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to NetLimiter are Gufw (Free, Open Source), Portmaster (Free, Open Source), trickle (Free, Open Source) and Murus Firewall (Freemium).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Mar 11, 2021

    Platforms

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

    Features

    • Network Monitoring
    • Network Tools
    • Privacy focused
    • Privacy protection
    • Proxy
    • Python
    • Sits in the System Tray
    • Traffic shaping
    • Web Application Firewall
    • Networking
    • Outbound firewall
    • Peer-To-Peer
    • Portable
    • Interface Overlay
    • IP Address Blacklist
    • Lightweight
    • Linux
    • Low level
    • Network activity

    License

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    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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    • Simple tool to configure Windows Filtering Platform (WFP) which can configure network activity on your computer. View 21 alternatives to simplewall
      This alternative is disputed. simplewall is still a legitimate alternative to NetLimiter, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      simplewall vs NetLimiter
      pros, cons and recent comments
      The tool is fine, easy to setup, but it can only block traffic, not limit.
      Top negative comment  about 1 year ago

      10
      frenchiveruti Doesn't show network usage, like how many KB is an app using.
      Negative comment 6 months ago

      0
      Does not allow traffic shaping. Only blocking.
      Negative comment 10 months ago

      2
      Simplewall does allow the limiting of bandwidth for a process / application
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

      0
      There's no easy way to see and I have found no way to limit bandwidth. this is the core feature of NetLimiter so I cannot consider this as an alternative at all.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

      10
    • Gufw is an easy, intuitive way to manage your Linux firewall. View 24 alternatives to Gufw
      This alternative is disputed. Gufw is still a legitimate alternative to NetLimiter, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Gufw vs NetLimiter
      pros, cons and recent comments
      On Linux, it uses netfilter to rate-limit ports and applications
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      -4


    • Is a Modular Privacy App which includes a "DNS over TLS" feature as well as an "Application Firewall". View 7 alternatives to Portmaster
    • trickle is a portable lightweight userspace bandwidth shaper. It can run in collaborative mode (together with trickled) or in stand alone mode. View 7 alternatives to trickle
      No screenshots yet
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
    • Murus is a frontend for the OS X PF network firewall. View 12 alternatives to Murus Firewall
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac


    • A bandwidth limiting and traffic prioritization tool for linux. View 12 alternatives to Wonder Shaper
      Some users think Wonder Shaper is a great alternative to NetLimiter, some don't.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Linux
      Wonder Shaper vs NetLimiter
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Net Limiter is for Windows, Wonder Shaper will never fit on Windows (its for a complete different OS)
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

      -7
    • TrafficToll allows you to limit download and upload bandwidth globally (per interface) and per process, even during the process' runtime. View 3 alternatives to TrafficToll
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
    • appNetworkCounter is a simple tool for Windows that counts and displays the number of TCP/UDP bytes and packets sent and received by every application on your system. View 44 alternatives to AppNetworkCounter
      This alternative is disputed. AppNetworkCounter is still a legitimate alternative to NetLimiter, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      AppNetworkCounter vs NetLimiter
      pros, cons and recent comments
      It lacks almost all of the features NetLimiter has - it is NOT an alternative in any way.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      3
      It is only a traffic monitor, cant limit the traffic
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

      2
    • Speed Limiter application can simulate slow TCP/IP connections. All connections from that machine will go trough this app or you can configure only your application to use it as a proxy. View 4 alternatives to Speed Limiter
      This alternative is disputed. Speed Limiter is still a legitimate alternative to NetLimiter, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      Speed Limiter vs NetLimiter
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Not used to limit the bandwith per application
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

      5
    • Traffic Shaper XP is a free bandwidth limiter for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 Server. View 12 alternatives to Traffic Shaper XP
      This alternative is disputed. Traffic Shaper XP is still a legitimate alternative to NetLimiter, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Latest version, 1.20, released in October 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
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