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    PingPlotter Alternatives

    PingPlotter is described as 'graphical traceroute and ping tool that visualizes network performance in a way that makes identifying the source of problems quicker and easier' and is a Network Monitor in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to PingPlotter for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Nagios, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PingPlotter are mtr (Free, Open Source), WinMTR (Free, Open Source), PRTG Network Monitor (Freemium) and Munin (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 5, 2022

    1. Nagios is a powerful monitoring system that enables organizations to identify and resolve IT infrastructure problems before they affect critical business processes.
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    2. mtr combines the functionality of the 'traceroute' and 'ping' programs in a single network diagnostic tool.
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      Some users think mtr is a great alternative to PingPlotter, some don't.


    3. WinMTR is a Free Network Diagnostic Tool WinMTR is a Windows application which combines the functionality of the traceroute and ping utilities in a single network diagnostic tool.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.92, released in February 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

      WinMTR vs PingPlotter opinions
      Most users think WinMTR is a great alternative to PingPlotter.
      The classic mtr program but for windows, has a graphical interface too.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      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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    4. Munin is a networked resource monitoring tool that can help analyze resource trends and "what just happened to kill our performance?" problems. It is designed to be very plug and play. A default installation provides a lot of graphs with almost no work.


    5. Ping Tracer continuously pings each network host between your computer and a given destination, helping visually identify the source of connectivity problems.
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      ilnahro It is well maintained, easy to use, has a simple user interface and is open source
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    6. Smokeping is a latency measurement tool. It sends test packets out to the net and measures the amount of time they need to travel from one place to the other and back.
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    7. Bping (pronounced "beeping") is a Windows ping alternative that beeps whenever it gets replies. I spend a lot of time diving under desks fiddling with network cables and got tired of looking up at the monitor to see how my pings were doing, and thus bping was born.
    8. GPING (Graphical Ping) is a powerful utility that pings and graphs multiple hosts simultaneously over a user-defined polling interval and generates detailed graphs. It comes with plethora of options for novice as well as advanced network engineers.

      Discontinued

      Hasn't been updated since 2016.

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      Most users think GPING is a great alternative to PingPlotter.
    9. ping is a program to send ICMP echo probes to network hosts, similar to ping, but much better performing when pinging multiple hosts.
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