SDRangel Alternatives

    SDRangel is described as 'Open Source Qt5 / OpenGL 3.0+ (Linux) SDR and signal analyzer frontend to various hardware'. There are more than 10 alternatives to SDRangel for Linux, Windows, Mac and Android. The best alternative is CubicSDR, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SDRangel are Gqrx (Free, Open Source), SDR# (Free), sdrangelove (Free, Open Source) and Linrad (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 24, 2020

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      CubicSDR is a cross-platform Software-Defined Radio application which allows you to navigate the radio spectrum and demodulate any signals you might discover.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Gqrx is a software defined radio receiver powered by the GNU Radio SDR framework and the Qt graphical toolkit. It supports many of the SDR hardware available, including Funcube Dongles, rtl-sdr, HackRF and USRP devices.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      SDR# (SDRSharp) is a popular, simple, fast and extensible Software Defined Radio program written from scratch in C# to experiment new Digital Signal Processing techniques and push the Microsoft .NET Framework to its limits.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      A graphical application for showing the Fast Fourier Transformation (FFT) as graph and waterfall diagram of the radio spectrum retrieved by Software Defined Radio (SDR) devices supported by GrOsmoSDR. Plugins enable demodulating a selected signal.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Linux
      A program for software defined radio (SDR).


      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      Turn any mobile phone or tablet into an affordable and portable software defined radio scanner with spectrum analyser.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Software Defined Radio (SDR) for analog and digital modulation modes.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      QRadioLink is a multimode SDR transceiver application using VOIP communication (radio over IP), built on top of GNU radio, which allows experimenting with software defined radio hardware using different digital and analog radio signals and a Qt5 UI.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      OpenWebRX is a remote spectrum monitoring solution with the following features: - libcsdr based demodulators (AM/FM/SSB), - filters with changeable bandwidth, BFO and PBS, - waterfall display that can be shifted back in time, - uses HTML5 features like WebSocket, Web...
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      HDSDR is a freeware Software Defined Radio (SDR) program for Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10. Typical applications are Radio listening, Ham Radio, SWL, Radio Astronomy, NDB-hunting and Spectrum analysis.
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