Throttled Pro Alternatives

    Throttled Pro is described as 'optimizes your internet connection and provides QoS (Quality of Service) to Mac OS X. It provides both ACK packet prioritization and PRIQ priority services'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Throttled Pro for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, Android Tablet and Xfce. The best alternative is TrafficMonitor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Throttled Pro are NetWorx (Paid), NetSpeedMonitor (Free), cFosSpeed (Paid) and Nethogs (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 26, 2021

    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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.

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    4. cFosSpeed is a network driver, which attaches itself to existing Internet connections. It then optimizes data transfer by means of Traffic Shaping.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      NetHogs is a small 'net top' tool. Instead of breaking the traffic down per protocol or per subnet, like most tools do, it groups bandwidth by process. NetHogs does not rely on a special kernel module to be loaded.


    5. 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).
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    6. NetBalancer is an internet traffic control and monitoring tool designed for Win7/8/10. You can use NetBalancer to set download/upload transfer rate priority for any applications and monitor their internet traffic.
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    7. 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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      • Windows
      BWMeter is a powerful bandwidth meter, monitor, traffic controller and firewall, which measures, displays and controls all traffic to/from your computer or on your network.
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      • Windows
      Traffic Shaper XP is a free bandwidth limiter for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 Server. It combines high performance traffic shaping with the ease of use and flexibility to keep your network free of congestion.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Latest version, 1.20, released in October 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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