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WiFi Explorer Alternatives for Windows

WiFi Explorer is not available for Windows but there are some alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is inSSIDer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Vistumbler or NetStumbler. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to WiFi Explorer and nine of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to WiFi Explorer are NetSpot, WifiInfoView, Homedale and Winhotspot.

This page was last updated Jun 27, 2022
  • Mac

WiFi Explorer is a tool to scan, find, and troubleshoot wireless networks. It can be used to quickly identify channel...

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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.

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

    Most users think NetSpot is a great alternative to WiFi Explorer.


  3. Vistumbler

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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

  4. 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    The program is no longer updated.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.

  5. WifiInfoView

    • 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...



  6. Homedale

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    With Homedale you can search for Wi-Fi / WLAN Access Points and monitor their signal strength. Use the detected access points with Google Geolocation and Mozilla Location Service to locate yourself.

  7. Winhotspot

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Win Hotspot is portable WiFi hotspot application has inbuilt WiFi Scanner to list Channel ,Signal % etc.

    Warning

    may contain malware such as : PUP.Optional.Adtool PUP.Optional.Somoto.A PUP.Optional.Somoto.A (x2) PUP.Optional.DeltaTB PUP.Optional.OpenCandy & may install itself in startup

  8. Virtual WiFi Hotspot

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Virtual Wifi Hotspot is a free software router for Windows based system running Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012.

    Warning

    Malware

  9. Wifi HotSpot

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    "Wifi HotSpot" can easily turn your windows pc into a wireless-wifi hotspot. It turns your Windows 7 or Windows 8 computer into a virtual router.

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