NetSpot Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to NetSpot for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is inSSIDer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Acrylic Wifi or WifiInfoView. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to NetSpot and 12 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to NetSpot are Ekahau HeatMapper (Freemium), NetStumbler (Free), Homedale (Free) and Wifinian (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 7, 2021

    1. 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.
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      inSSIDer vs NetSpot opinions
      Most users think inSSIDer is a great alternative to NetSpot.
      Dont have site survey featured
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

    2. 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.
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      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 over 4 years ago


    3. 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...
    4. The Free Wi-Fi Coverage Mapping Site Survey Tool
      Ekahau HeatMapper vs NetSpot opinions
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      You can make your heat map by attaching a flat image, it works correctly. Complete free functionality.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

    5. NetStumbler is a tool for Windows that allows you to detect Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) using 802.11b, 802.11a and 802.11g.


      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.4.0, released in April 2004, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    6. With Homedale you can search for Wi-Fi / WLAN Access Points and monitor their signal strength. Use the detected access points with Google Geolocation and Mozilla Location Service to locate yourself.
    7. Wifinian More control over Wi-Fi connections! Wifinian is a Windows desktop tool to enable user to actively control Wi-Fi connections.
    8. NetSurveyor is a diagnostic tool that falls under the category of WiFi Scanners or 802.11 Network Discovery Tools. The best known in this category is NetStumbler .
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    9. Wi-Fi Scanner shows you detailed information about wireless networks in their vicinity, as well as its parameters and signal strength. To improve network signal quality, Wi-Fi Scanner shows busy channels and thus helps users find a free channel for their access point.
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    10. Virtual Wifi Hotspot is a free software router for Windows based system running Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012.



      Virtual WiFi Hotspot vs NetSpot opinions
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      This is other functionality, not WiFi survey.
      Negative comment 16 days ago

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