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    Network Activity Indicator Alternatives

    Network Activity Indicator is described as 'displays the old 'two monitors' icon in Windows 7 that flashes blue to show network activity in the System Tray' and is an app. There are more than 25 alternatives to Network Activity Indicator for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is TrafficMonitor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Network Activity Indicator are NetWorx, BitMeter OS, NetSpeedMonitor and NetTraffic.

    Network Activity Indicator is mainly a Network Monitor but alternatives to it may also be Uptime Monitor Services or Website Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Network Activity Indicator.
    This page was last updated May 24, 2022
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    Network Activity Indicator displays the old 'two monitors' icon in Windows 7 that flashes blue to show network...
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    1. 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.
    2. 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.


    3. 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"

    4. NetSpeedMonitor is a lightweight Network Monitoring Toolbar for your Windows Taskbar designed to be used on computers that run Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista or Windows 7.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer available on the official website. Last version, 2.5.4.0, released in April 2010, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

    5. 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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      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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      • Windows
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
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      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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      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.

      Discontinued

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

    6. 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).
    7. trafficWatcher is a small tool to monitor your network activity.
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