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Port Authority is described as 'A handy systems and security-focused tool, Port Authority is a very fast Android port scanner. Port Authority also allows you to quickly discover hosts on your network and will display useful network information about your device and other hosts' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Port Authority for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Nmap, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Port Authority are Angry IP Scanner, Fing, Zenmap and Advanced IP Scanner.

Port Authority alternatives are mainly Network Monitors but may also be IP Scanners or Network Analyzers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Port Authority.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Android

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  1. Nmap icon

    Nmap

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Nmap ("Network Mapper") is a free and open source (license) utility for network exploration or security auditing.

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  2. Angry IP Scanner icon

    Angry IP Scanner

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java

    Open-source and cross-platform network scanner designed to be fast and simple to use.

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  3. Fing icon

    Fing

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Fing helps you understand most of your home network. See all the devices connected to your Wi-Fi, run network scanners, monitor your Internet speed, know your security level, set automated vulnerability checks, and much more.

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    Zenmap

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Zenmap is the official cross-platform GUI for the Nmap Security Scanner. It is free and runs on Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, etc. Zenmap aims to make Nmap easy for beginners to use while providing advanced features for experienced Nmap users.

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  5. Reliable and free network scanner to analyse LAN. The program shows all network devices, gives you access to shared folders, provides remote control of computers (via RDP and Radmin), and can even remotely switch computers off. It is easy to use and runs as a portable edition.

    ⚫︎ PortableAdvanced IP Scanner can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  6. This fast, highly configurable IPv4/IPv6 scanner can streamline many of your network support procedures.

    ⚫︎ PortableSoftPerfect Network Scanner can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Wireless Network Watcher

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Wireless Network Watcher is a small utility that scans your wireless network and displays the list of all computers and devices that are currently connected to your network.

    ⚫︎ PortableWireless Network Watcher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    MASSCAN

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    MASSCAN produces results similar to Nmap , the most famous port scanner. Internally, it operates more like scanrand, unicornscan, and ZMap, using asynchronous transmission. The major difference is that it's faster than these other scanners.

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    eToolz

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    eToolz includes some of the most important network tools like NS-Lookup, Ping, TraceRoute and Whois. It can check e-mail addresses and shows domain information entries.

    ⚫︎ PortableeToolz can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    mtr

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    mtr combines the functionality of the 'traceroute' and 'ping' programs in a single network diagnostic tool.

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