Download Local Network - Best Software & Apps

  • Wireless Network Watcher

    2.18

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Discover intruders on your Wi-Fi network

    7
    586 votes
    • PROS: Quick and simple scan of your local network, Icons for each device, Export data in various formats, Background scanning
    • CONS: No warning or blocking functions
  • Everything

    1.4.1.895

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful local search tool with remote access to indexed contents

    8
    312 votes
    • PROS: Incredibly fast when indexing and searching, Very light on resources
    • CONS: You can't filter contents to be indexed, There are no security measures to enter the HTTP server
  • Look@LAN Network Monitor

    build 35 2.50

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A powerful tool for checking the security of your networks

    8
    65 votes
    • PROS: Easy to install, Has a lot of customization options, Works well, Can save profiles
    • CONS: Annoying default sounds, Difficult to understand, Unnecessary elements on interface, No help files
  • PokerTH

    1.1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free poker game (Texas Hold'em)

    8
    278 votes
    • PROS: Free to play: no real money, Up to 6 competitors, You can play local or network games
    • CONS: Server was not responding during tests
  • Active Desktop Calendar

    7.95

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Customizable PIM on your desktop wallpaper

    7
    113 votes
    • PROS: Allows you to share dates on a local network, Merges into your desktop
    • CONS: Not accessible from any location like Google Calendar, Can slow your system down in graphics version
  • XSearch

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Efficient local search for your computer

    5
    1 vote
    • SwitchSniffer

      1.4.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Monitor and control your local networks

      7
      301 votes
      • PROS: Provides lots of information on network activity, Several ways to restrict network communication
      • CONS: An auto-alert feature would be nice, for instant notification of network spikes
    • Remote Utilities

      5.6.0.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Remote desktop software with Active Directory support for Windows domain network

      7
      16 votes
      • PROS: Customize the Quick Connect module, so that your remote customers see your logo and welcome text., Administering PCs in a local network of any size., Select connection type: firewall bypass with Internet ID, or use and IP address/DNS name of the remote PC., Deploy the product in a network using a powerful toolset including built-in MSI Configurator and Remote Installation tool.
      • CONS: The program does not have a free option/version.
    • Softros LAN Messenger

      9.2

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Exchange messages and files securely within your local network

      8
      38 votes
      • LanSpy

        2.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Thoroughly analyze computers on a local network

        8
        13 votes
        • Colasoft MAC Scanner

          2.3

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Obtain data from the PCs connected to your local network

          6
          15 votes
          • SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager

            Standard 2.9.10

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Control the traffic of your local network

            8
            58 votes
            • AlphaChess

              3.2.6

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Well designed chess game for local or network play

              8
              94 votes
              • BORGChat

                0.9.9.431

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Local network communication tool

                8
                129 votes
                • Wise JetSearch

                  2.27.132

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Fast and precise local file search tool

                  9
                  10 votes
                  • ThinVNC Access Point

                    ThinVNC Access Point v2.0

                    License
                    buy Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    Remotely access any computer on a local area network

                    9
                    40 votes
                    • PROS: Works with a web browser, Secure connections
                    • CONS: Very confusing configuration
                  • Index Your Files

                    Home! 5.0.2.6

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    Powerful local search that catalogs your entire hard-drive

                    9
                    29 votes
                    • NetResView

                      1.26

                      License
                      free Download
                      Platform
                      Windows

                      Check all available resources on your local area network

                      6
                      4 votes
                      • Messenger Detect

                        4.05

                        License
                        buy Download
                        Platform
                        Windows

                        Detect and record all MSN chats in your Local network secretly

                        6
                        116 votes
                        • Remote System Information

                          3.2

                          License
                          buy Download
                          Platform
                          Windows

                          Audit all your PCs in a local network

                          7
                          9 votes
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