NetSpeedMonitor Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to NetSpeedMonitor for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is NetWorx. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try GlassWire or TrafficMonitor. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to NetSpeedMonitor and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to NetSpeedMonitor are BitMeter OS (Free, Open Source), PRTG Network Monitor (Freemium), NetTraffic (Free) and DU Meter (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 31, 2021

    1. NetWorx is a simple, yet versatile and powerful tool that helps you objectively evaluate your bandwidth consumption situation. You can use it to collect bandwidth usage data and measure the speed of your Internet or any other network connections.
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      Almost everyone thinks NetWorx is a great alternative to NetSpeedMonitor.
      Has almost all the same features. You can set it so its displays current network speed(or just about any network statistic.) Much customization. Uses less memory and it 'quieter' so to speak.
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

    2. GlassWire is a network security monitoring tool and analyzer that visualizes your network activity on an easy to use graph, alerts you of possible threats, manages your firewall, and more.
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      Some users think GlassWire is a great alternative to NetSpeedMonitor, some don't.

    3. 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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      Almost everyone thinks TrafficMonitor is a great alternative to NetSpeedMonitor.
    4. 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.
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      Does not include taskbar info feature
      Negative comment almost 6 years ago

    5. An advanced network monitoring solution to monitor network up/downtime, traffic and usage. Features include availability, performance, and bandwidth monitoring (SNMP, WMI, packet sniffing, NetFlow), instant alerts, reporting, failover clustering.
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    6. Live data rate chart. Network usage history (statistics). Quota counter (limit usage meter). Works with every network connection. Multi-language. Installer & portable. Lightweight. Freeware.
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      can't display transfer rate in taskbar
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

    7. DU Meter is a network bandwidth monitor for your computer. It shows real-time graphs and can create reports and alerts based on your downloads and uploads.
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    8. NetMeter provides a powerful suite of Internet traffic management for home users as well as business users. NetMeter is an advanced bandwidth tool designed to monitor incoming and outgoing bandwidth and is managed by an online control panel in the users private account.


      Replaced by NetMeter Evo , not a new version, but a new program. NetMeter (legacy) can be still downloaded from the official website.

    9. Monitor network bandwidth (C#.NET 2k/XP+). Desktop and Systray graph. Configurable connection speed, update interval, color, transparency. Monitor any or all network interfaces. Ping/Trace/UPnP utilities. Email notifier (POP/IMAP).
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      Norton Simple floating window sowing up and down rates plus a lot of options, which I haven't fully explored yet - but which looks well thought out! The big plus for me - no installation required, woohoo. Run it from thumb drive or wherever. Love it :)
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

    10. 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.
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