WiFi Scanner Alternatives

    WiFi Scanner is described as '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' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to WiFi Scanner 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 or NetSpot. Other great apps like WiFi Scanner are Vistumbler (Free, Open Source), Acrylic Wifi (Freemium), WiFi Explorer (Paid) and Kismet (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 14, 2020

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    2. 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.


    3. Reaver implements a brute force attack against Wifi Protected Setup (WPS) registrar PINs in order to recover WPA/WPA2 passphrases.
    4. 100 million installs strong, Swift WiFi is the #1 FREE portable WiFi hotspot app on mobile. Download Swift WiFi - Free WiFi Hotspot and enjoy the free WiFi app to let you find & connect to shared WiFi around the world.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Packetyzer provides a Windows user interface for the Ethereal packet capture and dissection library. Ethereal is used by network professionals around the world for troubleshooting, analysis, software and protocol development, and education.

      Discontinued

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    5. NetSurveyor is a diagnostic tool that falls under the category of WiFi Scanners or 802.11 Network Discovery Tools. The best known in this category is NetStumbler .
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Sparrow-wifi has been built from the ground up to be the next generation 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wifi spectral awareness tool. At its most basic it provides a more comprehensive GUI-based replacement for tools like inSSIDer and linssid that runs specifically on linux.
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    6. Observe how Wi-Fi connection speed fluctuates over time, and locate the fastest and slowest Wi-Fi spots in your room! Discover the perfect spot for your wireless router, access point, or wireless gaming console by using Wi-Fi SweetSpots!
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    7. Wi-Fi Scanner shows you detailed information about wireless networks in their vicinity, as well as its parameters and signal strength. To improve network signal quality, Wi-Fi Scanner shows busy channels and thus helps users find a free channel for their access point.
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    8. Win Hotspot is portable WiFi hotspot application has inbuilt WiFi Scanner to list Channel ,Signal % etc. It Also has bandwidth meter and WiFi Repair Tools. Please Update to version 1.2, Internet sharing bug has been fixed.

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      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

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