NetStumbler Alternatives for Mac

    NetStumbler is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is NetSpot, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to NetStumbler and eight of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to NetStumbler are WiFi Explorer (Paid), WiFi Scanner (Paid), iStumbler (Paid) and Homedale (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 21, 2021

    1. NetSpot is a simple and accessible wireless survey tool, which allows collecting, visualizing and analyzing Wi-Fi data.
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      NetSpot vs NetStumbler opinions
      Almost everyone thinks NetSpot is a great alternative to NetStumbler.
      provides great functionality and the heatmapping function is terrific. Too bad it's not free anymore.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

    2. WiFi Explorer is a tool to scan, find, and troubleshoot wireless networks. It can be used to quickly identify channel conflicts, overlapping and other factors (e.g.
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    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.
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    4. iStumbler is the leading wireless discovery tool for Mac OS X, providing plugins for finding AirPort networks, Bluetooth devices and Bonjour services with your Mac.
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    5. 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.

    6. Want to monitor your area networks? Identify and troubleshoot issue with your home, small office or enterprise network? Gather useful information about your network performance? Are you simply in search of an elegant replacement of the default OSX wireless utility?
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    7. Finding a free WiFi network while on vacation can be a nightmare. Using advanced GPS technology, WiFinder scans and places all networks on a map.


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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • Symbian S60
      If youre tired of clicking around trying different Wi-Fi connections to find one that works - You want WeFi.
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      WeFi vs NetStumbler opinions
      Some users think WeFi is a great alternative to NetStumbler, some don't.
      It appears now it's only an Android app
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

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