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 simplewall, 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 NetBalancer (Paid), CacheGuard-OS (Paid), BWMeter (Paid) and Bandwidth Management and Firewall (Paid).

NetLimiter is an ultimate Internet traffic control and monitoring tool designed for Windows. If you're looking for more info about NetLimiter like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 4/7/2020 1:14:00 PM

Alternatives to NetLimiter for Windows with any license

  • simplewall

    Simple tool to configure Windows Filtering Platform (WFP) which can configure network activity on your computer. The lightweight application is less than a megabyte, and it is compatible with Windows Vista and higher operating systems. You can download either the installer or portable version. For correct working, need administrator rights. Features: - Simple interface without annoying pop ups. - Rules editor (create your own rules).

    • The tool is fine, easy to setup, but it can only block traffic, not limit. Guest • May 2020 • 8 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Does not allow traffic shaping. Only blocking. Guest • Aug 2020 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Simplewall does allow the limiting of bandwidth for a process / application Guest • Apr 2020 • 6 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 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. Guest • Apr 2020 • 11 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • NetBalancer

    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. Applications with a higher network priority will gain more traffic bandwidth than those with a lower one.

    • 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 Guest • May 2018 • 6 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Doesn't work like netlimitter. Always we see dropping on games ping Guest • May 2017 • 3 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial $ $ $ Windows

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  • CacheGuard-OS

    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. Once installed on a virtual or hardware machine, CacheGuard OS turns it into a powerful Web Gateway Appliance. CacheGuard products help ensure your success in building robust and secure solutions to manage your Web traffic while you concentrate on your core business.

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

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  • BWMeter

    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. Unlike other products, it can analyze the data packets (where they come from, where they go, which port and protocol they use). This makes it possible to distinguish between local and internet traffic for example.

    Commercial Windows

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  • Bandwidth Manager

    SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager is a full-featured traffic management tool for Windows that offers cost-effective bandwidth control and quality of service based on built-in prioritized rules. These rules can specify a bandwidth limit for each Internet user. This kind of software often called bandwidth shaper, bandwidth limiter or traffic shaper.

    Commercial Windows

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  • AppNetworkCounter

    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. For every application, the following information is displayed: the number of sent and received bytes, number of sent and received packets, number of sent/received IPv4 bytes, and number of sent/received IPv6 bytes.

    • It lacks almost all of the features NetLimiter has - it is NOT an alternative in any way. Guest • Dec 2019 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is only a traffic monitor, cant limit the traffic Guest • Jan 2019 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Windows

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  • Speed Limiter

    Speed Limiter application can simulate slow TCP/IP connections. For your application it's absolutely transparent, you can configure the operating system to use the Speed Limiter server, so all connections from that machine will go trough this app. Or you can configure only your application to use it as a proxy.

    • Not used to limit the bandwith per application Guest • Mar 2018 • 5 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Personal Windows

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  • Traffic Shaper XP

    Traffic Shaper XP is a free bandwidth limiter for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 Server. It combines high performance traffic shaping with the ease of use and flexibility to keep your network free of congestion. Features: Speed limiting for bandwidth-intensive applications and protocols, Flexible address and port filtering, Acknowledgement prioritization to speed up congested links, Real-time traffic monitoring and stream statistics.

    • 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

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