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WiFi Explorer Alternatives

WiFi Explorer is described as 'tool to scan, find, and troubleshoot wireless networks. It can be used to quickly identify channel conflicts, overlapping and other factors (e.g' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to WiFi Explorer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, 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 - VREM or Vistumbler. Other great apps like WiFi Explorer are NetSpot, Wifiner - WiFi Analyzer, WiFi Scanner and NetStumbler.

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  • Mac

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  1. inSSIDer icon


    • 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.

    Windows Version
    inSSIDer vs WiFi Explorer opinions
    Most users think inSSIDer is a great alternative to WiFi Explorer.

    Looks very similar to WiFi Explorer on the Mac ... just horrendously more expensive.

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  2. WiFi Analyzer - VREM icon

    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.


  3. NetSpot is a simple and accessible wireless survey tool, which allows collecting, visualizing and analyzing Wi-Fi data.

    Free WLAN Site Survey Software for Mac
    Most users think NetSpot is a great alternative to WiFi Explorer.
  4. Vistumbler icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Vistumbler is a wireless network scanner and mapping utility designed for Windows Vista and above

    Main Window
  5. Wifiner - WiFi Analyzer icon

    Wifiner - WiFi Analyzer

    • Mac

    Easily analyze your Wi-Fi and see the issues preventing you from having a stable and fast connection. You can run a comprehensive scan of your wireless network, get an interactive color-coded heatmap, and see the "dead" zones clearly.

    Almost everyone thinks Wifiner - WiFi Analyzer is a great alternative to WiFi Explorer.

  6. WiFi Scanner icon

    WiFi Scanner

    • Mac

    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.

  7. NetStumbler icon


    • 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.


    The program is no longer updated.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

  8. Kismet icon


    • 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.

    Main panel
  9. iStumbler icon


    • Mac

    iStumbler is the leading wireless discovery tool for Mac OS X, providing plugins for finding AirPort networks, Bluetooth devices and Bonjour services with your Mac.

    iStumbler scanning wireless networks
  10. WifiInfoView icon


    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Scans wireless networks in your area and displays extensive information, including: SSID, MAC Address, PHY Type (802.11g or 802.11n), RSSI, Signal Quality, Frequency, Channel Number, and more...

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