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NetSpot Alternatives

NetSpot is described as 'simple and accessible wireless survey tool, which allows collecting, visualizing and analyzing Wi-Fi data' and is a very popular app in the network & admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to NetSpot for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and Android Tablet. The best alternative is inSSIDer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Wifi Analyzer - farproc or WiFi Analyzer - VREM. Other great apps like NetSpot are Vistumbler, Acrylic Wifi, NetworkMiner and Wifiner - WiFi Analyzer.

NetSpot alternatives are mainly Network Analyzers but may also be Network Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of NetSpot.
This page was last updated Jun 10, 2022
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NetSpot is a simple and accessible wireless survey tool, which allows collecting, visualizing and analyzing Wi-Fi data.

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  1. inSSIDer

    • Windows

    Let's face it-- there's SOOO much Wi-Fi everywhere these days, the built-in Wi-Fi tools and free utilities that used to help us understand the Wi-Fi environment just can't keep up anymore.

    inSSIDer vs NetSpot opinions
    Most users think inSSIDer is a great alternative to NetSpot.

    Dont have site survey featured

    Negative comment almost 3 years ago
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  2. Wifi Analyzer - farproc

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Wifi Analyzer is a handy tool which helps you to select a better channel for your wireless router. It turns you android phone into a handy Wi-Fi analyzer!

    Some users think Wifi Analyzer - farproc is a great alternative to NetSpot, some don't.


  3. WiFi Analyzer - VREM

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Optimize your WiFi network using WiFi Analyzer by examining surrounding WiFi networks, measuring their signal strength as well as identifying crowded channels.

  4. Vistumbler

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Vistumbler is a wireless network scanner and mapping utility designed for Windows Vista and above

  5. Acrylic Wifi

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Acrylic WiFi Free v2.2 for Windows is an advanced Wi-Fi scanner that is able to gather real-time WLAN information and perform network analysis.

    Acrylic Wifi vs NetSpot opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Acrylic Wifi is a great alternative to NetSpot.

    Free, shows if a/b/g/n/ac, shows speeds, has 'monitor mode', compatible with most current and older adapters.

    Does what it says.

    Positive comment about 5 years ago
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  6. NetworkMiner

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    NetworkMiner is a Network Forensic Analysis Tool (NFAT) for Windows. NetworkMiner can parse PCAP files and regenerate/reassemble transmitted files and certificates from PCAP files with HTTP, FTP, SMB, SMB2, TFTP and several other protocols.

  7. Wifiner - WiFi Analyzer

    • Mac

    Easily analyze your Wi-Fi and see the issues preventing you from having a stable and fast connection. You can run a comprehensive scan of your wireless network, get an interactive color-coded heatmap, and see the "dead" zones clearly.

  8. Ekahau HeatMapper

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    The Free Wi-Fi Coverage Mapping Site Survey Tool.

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    You can make your heat map by attaching a flat image, it works correctly. Complete free functionality.

    Positive comment over 3 years ago
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  9. WifiInfoView

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Scans wireless networks in your area and displays extensive information, including: SSID, MAC Address, PHY Type (802.11g or 802.11n), RSSI, Signal Quality, Frequency, Channel Number, and more...

  10. Kismet

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux

    Kismet is an 802.11 layer2 wireless network detector, sniffer, and intrusion detection system. Kismet will work with any wireless card which supports raw monitoring (rfmon) mode, and (with appropriate hardware) can sniff 802.11b, 802.11a, 802.11g, and 802.11n traffic.

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