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What are the best NetWorx alternatives?

NetWorx is described as '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' and is a very popular Network Monitor in the network & admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to NetWorx for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, Linux and SaaS. The best alternative is GlassWire, which is free. Other great apps like NetWorx are TrafficMonitor, NetSpeedMonitor, NetTraffic and BitMeter OS.

NetWorx alternatives are mainly Network Monitors but may also be Firewalls or CDNs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of NetWorx.
This page was last updated Jun 22, 2022
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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 vs NetWorx opinions
    Most users think GlassWire is a great alternative to NetWorx.

    No taskbar or small window graph.

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    GlassWire does not offer any features that allow you to limit the download speed of individual programs

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    It also allows to discriminate local and external network usage

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  2. 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.

    TrafficMonitor vs NetWorx opinions
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    Simple, yet very effective replacement for Networx. Free too! I think Networx is way over priced for what it does.

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  3. NetSpeedMonitor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    Most users think NetSpeedMonitor is a great alternative to NetWorx.
  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.

    NetTraffic vs NetWorx opinions
    Almost everyone thinks NetTraffic is a great alternative to NetWorx.

    easy, simple, clear. nice!

    Positive comment almost 4 years ago
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  5. 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"

    BitMeter OS vs NetWorx opinions
    Some users think BitMeter OS is a great alternative to NetWorx, some don't.
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    BitMeter OS is FREE, open source, simple and cross platform

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  6. Datadog is a monitoring service for IT, Dev & Ops teams who write and run applications at scale, and want to turn the massive amounts of data produced by their apps, tools and services into a unified view of IT infrastructure. 120+ Integrations!.

    This alternative is disputed. Datadog is still a legitimate alternative to NetWorx, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
  7. DU Meter

    • Windows

    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.

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

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

  10. Network Activity Indicator

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Network Activity Indicator displays the old 'two monitors' icon in Windows 7 that flashes blue to show network activity in the System Tray.

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