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Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector Alternatives

Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector is described as 'The Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector is a powerful tool for managing and troubleshooting the Wi-Fi on a Windows XP SP2 or later, Vista, or 7 laptop. Built in tests enable you to characterize the integrity and performance of your Wi-Fi connection. Applications include:' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector for 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 Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector are NetSpot, WiFi Scanner, Kismet and NetStumbler.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

The Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector is a powerful tool for managing and troubleshooting the Wi-Fi on a Windows XP SP2 or later,...

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  1. inSSIDer icon

    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.

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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.

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

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  4. Vistumbler icon

    Vistumbler

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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

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  5. 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.

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  6. Kismet icon

    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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  7. NetStumbler icon

    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.

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  8. WirelessNetView icon

    WirelessNetView

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Small utility that runs in the background, and monitor the activity of wireless networks around you.

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    WirelessNetView vs Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector opinions
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    Very basic and simple, very tiny size, does not require .Net framework like Xirrus and that is good and fast.

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  9. Homedale icon

    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.

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    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

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