Free NetLimiter Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to NetLimiter for Windows if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Windows alternative is Small simplewall iconsimplewall, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 15 alternatives to NetLimiter and nine of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to NetLimiter are Small NetBalancer iconNetBalancer (Paid), Small CacheGuard-OS iconCacheGuard-OS (Paid), Small BWMeter iconBWMeter (Paid) and Small Bandwidth Management and Firewall iconBandwidth Management and Firewall (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.

    Negative comment • 7 months ago

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    Gu
    Simplewall does allow the limiting of bandwidth for a process / application

    Negative comment • 7 months ago

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    Gu
    Does not allow traffic shaping. Only blocking.

    Negative comment • 3 months ago

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  • 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.
    • Free
    • Windows
    Gu
    It lacks almost all of the features NetLimiter has - it is NOT an alternative in any way.

    Negative comment • 12 months ago

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    Gu
    It is only a traffic monitor, cant limit the traffic

    Negative comment • more than a year ago

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  • 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.
    This alternative is disputed. It's still a legit alternative but it might have some issues that some users think is important.
    • Free Personal
    • Windows
    Gu
    Not used to limit the bandwith per application

    Negative comment • more than a year ago

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  • Traffic Shaper XP is a free bandwidth limiter for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 Server.
    This alternative is disputed. It's still a legit alternative but it might have some issues that some users think is important.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated.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

    • Freemium
    • Windows