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UpDown Meter is described as 'graphs network activity for a specific network adapter. It is deliberately designed to consume trace memory and processor time, so it can run as long as the system runs, providing an overview of how the connection is being used' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to UpDown Meter for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is GlassWire, which is free. Other great apps like UpDown Meter are TrafficMonitor, NetWorx, NetSpeedMonitor and NetTraffic.

UpDown Meter alternatives are mainly Network Monitors but may also be Firewalls or Uptime Monitor Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of UpDown Meter.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

UpDown Meter graphs network activity for a specific network adapter. It is deliberately designed to consume trace memory...

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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.

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    GlassWire's graph shows you real-time network activity broken down by apps, traffic, and hosts.
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    TrafficMonitor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightTrafficMonitor consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  3. 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.

    ⚫︎ PortableNetWorx can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  4. NetSpeedMonitor icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightNetSpeedMonitor consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    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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  5. Live data rate chart. Network usage history (statistics). Quota counter (limit usage meter). Works with every network connection. Multi-language. Installer & portable. Lightweight. Freeware.

    ⚫︎ PortableNetTraffic can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ LightweightNetTraffic consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Data rate chart (design -  rectangle / plotter).


  6. BitMeter OS icon

    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.

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    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"

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    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.

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  8. PRTG Network Monitor icon

    PRTG Network Monitor

    • 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.

    ⚫︎ PortablePRTG Network Monitor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    AppNetworkCounter

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    appNetworkCounter is a simple tool for Windows that counts and displays the number of TCP/UDP bytes and packets sent and received by every application on your system.

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    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.

    ⚫︎ PortableNetMeter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

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

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