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    Vistumbler Alternatives

    Vistumbler is described as 'wireless network scanner and mapping utility designed for Windows Vista and above' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Vistumbler for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Android Tablet, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is inSSIDer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Wifi Analyzer - farproc or WiFi Analyzer - VREM. Other great apps like Vistumbler are NetSpot (Paid), WiFi Scanner (Paid), Acrylic Wifi (Freemium) and Kismet (Free).

    This page was last updated May 17, 2022
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    Vistumbler is a wireless network scanner and mapping utility designed for Windows Vista and above
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      Let's face it-- there's SOOO much Wi-Fi everywhere these days, the built-in Wi-Fi tools and free utilities that used to help us understand the Wi-Fi environment just can't keep up anymore.
    1. Wifi Analyzer is a handy tool which helps you to select a better channel for your wireless router. It turns you android phone into a handy Wi-Fi analyzer!


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      Optimize your WiFi network using WiFi Analyzer by examining surrounding WiFi networks, measuring their signal strength as well as identifying crowded channels.
    2. NetSpot is a simple and accessible wireless survey tool, which allows collecting, visualizing and analyzing Wi-Fi data.
    3. A 802.11 wireless scanner and connection manager for Mac OS X. WiFi Scanner will detect access points and clients in ad-hoc mode if the SSID is being broadcasted. It can be used for wireless site surveys, wireless discovery, and to connect to WiFi networks.


    4. Acrylic WiFi Free v2.2 for Windows is an advanced Wi-Fi scanner that is able to gather real-time WLAN information and perform network analysis.
    5. Kismet is an 802.11 layer2 wireless network detector, sniffer, and intrusion detection system. Kismet will work with any wireless card which supports raw monitoring (rfmon) mode, and (with appropriate hardware) can sniff 802.11b, 802.11a, 802.11g, and 802.11n traffic.
    6. WiFi Explorer is a tool to scan, find, and troubleshoot wireless networks. It can be used to quickly identify channel conflicts, overlapping and other factors (e.g.
    7. NetStumbler is a tool for Windows that allows you to detect Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) using 802.11b, 802.11a and 802.11g.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.4.0, released in April 2004, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      WiGLE (or Wireless Geographic Logging Engine) is a website for collecting information about the different wireless hotspots around the world.
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