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    NetSurveyor Alternatives

    NetSurveyor is described as 'diagnostic tool that falls under the category of WiFi Scanners or 802.11 Network Discovery Tools. The best known in this category is NetStumbler '. There are more than 10 alternatives to NetSurveyor for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android 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 - VREM or Vistumbler. Other great apps like NetSurveyor are NetSpot (Paid), WiFi Scanner (Paid), Kismet (Free) and NetStumbler (Free).

    This page was last updated Feb 12, 2022
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    NetSurveyor is a diagnostic tool that falls under the category of WiFi Scanners or 802.11 Network Discovery Tools. The...
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      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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      Optimize your WiFi network using WiFi Analyzer by examining surrounding WiFi networks, measuring their signal strength as well as identifying crowded channels.


    1. NetSpot is a simple and accessible wireless survey tool, which allows collecting, visualizing and analyzing Wi-Fi data.
    2. Vistumbler is a wireless network scanner and mapping utility designed for Windows Vista and above
    3. A 802.11 wireless scanner and connection manager for Mac OS X. WiFi Scanner will detect access points and clients in ad-hoc mode if the SSID is being broadcasted. It can be used for wireless site surveys, wireless discovery, and to connect to WiFi networks.


    4. 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.
    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.

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      The program is no longer updated.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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      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...
    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.
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      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.

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