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Open Source NetMeter Alternatives

The best open source alternative to NetMeter is TrafficMonitor. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to NetMeter and ten of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to NetMeter are BitMeter OS, OpenNetMeter, Network Activity Indicator and trafficWatcher.

NetMeter alternatives are mainly Network Monitors but may also be Firewalls. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of NetMeter.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

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    TrafficMonitor is a network monitoring suspension window software in Windows. It can display the current network speed, CPU and memory usage. It also support the functions of display in the taskbar, change skin and historical traffic statistics.

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  2. BitMeter OS icon

    BitMeter OS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    BitMeter OS keeps track of how much you use your internet/network connection, and allows you to view this information in a variety of ways.

    Discontinued

    Cannot install version 0.8.0 experimental or 0.7.6 stable on Monterey: "The package is incompatible with this version of macOS. The package is trying to install content to the system volume"

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    OpenNetMeter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    A simple program to monitor your network/data usage. Made for the average windows user.

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  4. Network Activity Indicator icon

    Network Activity Indicator

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Network Activity Indicator displays the old 'two monitors' icon in Windows 7 that flashes blue to show network activity in the System Tray.

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    trafficWatcher

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    trafficWatcher is a small tool to monitor your network activity.

    Unlike other tools, trafficWatcher can differentiate between traffic inside your LAN and the traffic that reaches the internet. It shows the current up and download speed in a small icon in the system tray.

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    Network Lights

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Network Lights is a Windows program, which blinks keyboard LEDs (Light Emitting Diode) indicating outgoing and incoming network packets on network interface.

    Discontinued

    No release from 2012

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  7. Smart Traffic Meter is a Linux network usage monitor. The program shows real-time graphs and reports. Smart Traffic Meter runs as a system daemon and displays all information in a web user interface accessible through a web browser.

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    GabNetStats

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    GabNetStats is a small utility that restores the blinking network indicator back in the notification area of your Windows Vista or Windows Seven operating system, among other features.

    GabNetStats looks like exactly as the icon found in Windows XP
  9. Bandwidth Monitor Zed

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    This is a very simple bandwidth monitor for Windows. Displays a graph of bandwidth usage over time.

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    bandwidthmeter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Java Application For Measure Real Internet Usage.This Application Write In Java Language And Use Jnetpcap Library For Capture Internet Packet.This Application Compatible With Windows and Linux.

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