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wavemon is described as 'wireless device monitoring application that allows you to watch signal and noise levels, packet statistics, device configuration and network parameters of your wireless network hardware' and is a Network Monitor in the network & admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to wavemon for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Android and Android Tablet. 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 wavemon are Munin, nload, Cacti and vnStat.

wavemon 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 wavemon.
This page was last updated Feb 12, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

wavemon is a wireless device monitoring application that allows you to watch signal and noise levels, packet statistics,...

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  1. inSSIDer

    • Windows

    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.

  2. Wifi Analyzer - farproc

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    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!



  3. WiFi Analyzer - VREM

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Optimize your WiFi network using WiFi Analyzer by examining surrounding WiFi networks, measuring their signal strength as well as identifying crowded channels.

  4. Munin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Munin is a networked resource monitoring tool that can help analyze resource trends and "what just happened to kill our performance?" problems. It is designed to be very plug and play. A default installation provides a lot of graphs with almost no work.

  5. nload

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Solaris

    nload is a console application which monitors network traffic and bandwidth usage in real time. It visualizes the in- and outgoing traffic using two graphs and provides additional info like total amount of transfered data and min/max network usage.



  6. Cacti

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Cacti is a complete frontend to RRDTool, it stores all of the necessary information to create graphs and populate them with data in a MySQL database. The frontend is completely PHP driven.

  7. vnStat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    vnStat is a console-based network traffic monitor for Linux and BSD that keeps a log of network traffic for the selected interface(s). It uses the network interface statistics provided by the kernel as information source.

  8. NetStumbler

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

  9. ntop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    NTop is a hybrid layer 2 / layer 3 network monitor, that is by default it uses the layer 2 Media Access Control (MAC) addresses AND the layer 3 tcp/ip addresses. ntop is capable of associating the two, so that ip and non-ip traffic (e.g.

  10. Kismet

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux

    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.

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