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WakeOnLan Alternatives

WakeOnLan is described as 'Need to access some files on your other Mac? Find out it's sleeping and you can't? Try this little app to help you out' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to WakeOnLan for Windows, Linux, Android, Android Tablet and Mac. The best alternative is Advanced Port Scanner, which is free. Other great apps like WakeOnLan are WakeMeOnLan, AquilaWOL, MiniWOL and gWakeOnLan.

WakeOnLan alternatives are mainly Network Monitors but may also be Network Analyzers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WakeOnLan.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac

Need to access some files on your other Mac? Find out it's sleeping and you can't? Try this little app to help you...

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  1. Advanced Port Scanner is a fast and free software for port scanning. It will allow you to quickly find all open ports (TCP and UDP) and detect versions of programs running on them. The utility includes many features simplifying network management.

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  2. WakeMeOnLan icon

    WakeMeOnLan

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Collect active network systems, like a network ascanner, in the local network and send WOL packets to wake up them using their MAC address.

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  3. AquilaWOL icon

    AquilaWOL

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    WakeOnLAN is WOL / Shutdown software for Windows. A powerful WOL, ping, shutdown, GUI application. Do you need a robust, reliable solution for remote computer control and access?

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  4. MiniWOL icon

    MiniWOL

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Small, very easy to use, and free application for Windows, macOS and Linux to send Wake On LAN magic packets to network connected device(s) and wake them up without having to touch their power buttons .

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  5. gWakeOnLan icon

    gWakeOnLan

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    gWakeOnLan is a GTK+ utility to awake turned off computers through the Wake on LAN feature.

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    Dshutdown

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A stand-alone program that allows you to easily shutdown and wake up local or remote PCs, with many specific options.

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  7. Wake On LAN Ex 2 icon

    Wake On LAN Ex 2

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Wake On LAN Ex is an application designed to be used with computers that contain network cards which are set to turn on when a "magic packet" is received.

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  8. WOL Magic Packet Sender icon

    WOL Magic Packet Sender

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A free magic packet sender for Windows - wake-up computers with the touch of a button.

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  9. WakeOnLan icon

    WakeOnLan

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    WakeOnLAN is a free tool to wake up and turn off (and more) remote PCs through a simple and ergonomic interface. A command line version is also available.

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  10. EMCO Remote Shutdown icon

    EMCO Remote Shutdown

    • Windows

    EMCO Remote Shutdown is automatic power management software. It allows you to manage remote PCs from the central location and perform Shutdown, Wake-on-LAN, Reboot, Power Off and other operations automatically on schedule or manually on demand.

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