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NetWorker Alternatives

NetWorker is described as 'lightweight and easy-to-use tool that shows either the current download and upload speed or the session traffic of your network adapter' and is a Network Monitor in the network & admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to NetWorker for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is GlassWire, which is free. Other great apps like NetWorker are TrafficMonitor, NetWorx, NetTraffic and BitMeter OS.

NetWorker alternatives are mainly Network Monitors but may also be Firewalls or System Information Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of NetWorker.
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  1. GlassWire is a network security monitoring tool and analyzer that visualizes your network activity on an easy to use graph, alerts you of possible threats, manages your firewall, and more.

    GlassWire's graph shows you real-time network activity broken down by apps, traffic, and hosts.
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    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.

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  3. 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.

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  4. Live data rate chart. Network usage history (statistics). Quota counter (limit usage meter). Works with every network connection. Multi-language. Installer & portable. Lightweight. Freeware.

    Data rate chart (design -  rectangle / plotter).
  5. BitMeter OS icon

    BitMeter OS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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"

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  6. This is a port to OS X El Capitan 10.11 of MenuMeters by Alex Harper.

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  7. NetMeter icon

    NetMeter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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

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    FreeMeter

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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).

    Discontinued

    No new release from 2009 (seefile date in archive latest v1.6.3)

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    trafficWatcher

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    trafficWatcher is a small tool to monitor your network activity.

    Unlike other tools, trafficWatcher can differentiate between traffic inside your LAN and the traffic that reaches the internet. It shows the current up and download speed in a small icon in the system tray.

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    AppNetworkCounter

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    appNetworkCounter is a simple tool for Windows that counts and displays the number of TCP/UDP bytes and packets sent and received by every application on your system.

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