Download Network Analyzer - Best Software & Apps

  • Ethereal

    0.99.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Ultra efficient protocol analyser

    6
    61 votes
    • Cisco Network Magic

      Pro 5.5

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Easy to use Network Administrator for Cisco

      7
      514 votes
      • PROS: Makes managing Cisco networks easier, Suitable for parents monitoring kids online activity, Works on both PCs and Macs
      • CONS: Still requires network admin knowledge, Only works on Cisco networks
    • Wireshark

      1.6.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac
      Windows

      Powerful multi-platform protocol analyzer

      5
      8 votes
      • PROS: Analyzes hundreds of protocols, Works across platforms, Packets can be viewed in an easy to use GUI
      • CONS: Not suitable for amateur network analysis, Requires protocol analysis knowledge
    • WiFi Scanner

      1.9.1

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      Platform
      Mac

      Powerful WiFi network scanning app

      5
      7 votes
      • PROS: Provides comprehensive data on WiFi networks, Allows you to manage WiFi networks easily, Enables you to filter WiFi networks by type, More powerful than the OS X WiFi manager
      • CONS: Most features aimed at professionals, Not necessary for basic WiFi use
    • LAN Speed Test

      1.1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A Free Networking program for Windows

      7
      8 votes
      • OmniPeek Network Analyzer

        7.9

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Simplify the troubleshooting and debugging of multiprotocol networks.

        5
        4 votes
        • Bus Hound

          5.04

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          Platform
          Windows

          A simple software bus analyzer

          8
          3 votes
          • Commview for WiFi

            6.2

            License
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            Platform
            Windows

            Wireless analyzer and network monitor

            6
            357 votes
            • PROS: Helps easily manage your wireless networks, Gives detailed WEP stats
            • CONS: Doesn't support all wireless cards
          • WirelessMon

            2.0.1013

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            Platform
            Windows

            A trial version Communication program for Windows

            6
            114 votes
            • NetworkMiner

              0.87

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A Free (GPL) Networking program for Windows

              6
              9 votes
              • Advanced Port Scanner

                2.5.3869

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Advanced Port Scanner is a fast and easy-to-use multithreaded port scanner

                6
                6 votes
                • Vistumbler

                  b5 10

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  WiFi network detector compatible with Vista

                  7
                  102 votes
                  • Wireshark

                    Portable 1.6.8

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    A network protocol analyzer to capture packets and detect errors

                    6
                    22 votes
                    • KisMAC

                      0.3.3

                      License
                      free Download
                      Platform
                      Mac

                      Passive stumbler for MacOS X

                      6
                      88 votes
                      • PROS: Great mapping of wireless networks, Multiple WEP cracking solutions, Supports lots of chipsets, GPS support
                      • CONS: A bit complex for some, Can be difficult selecting a driver
                    • Packet Analyzer

                      Professional 6.1

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                      Platform
                      Windows

                      Thoroughly capture and analyse all network communications

                      6
                      3 votes
                      • GlassWire

                        2.0.84

                        License
                        free Download
                        Platform
                        Windows

                        GlassWire

                        7
                        33 votes
                        • Iris Network Traffic Analyzer

                          5.1.0.65

                          License
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                          Platform
                          Windows

                          Monitor the data that is passing through your network

                          7
                          42 votes
                          • Colasoft Capsa Network Analyzer

                            Colasoft Capsa Network Analyzer Enterprise 8.2

                            License
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                            Platform
                            Windows

                            Powerful network monitor and analyzer

                            9
                            39 votes
                            • PROS: Very thorough in network analyzing capabilities, WYSIWYG Packet Filter, Monitoring Dashboard, Reduces network downtime
                            • CONS: Will take some time configuring for network novices
                          • WiFi Signal Strength

                            varies-with-device

                            License
                            free Download
                            Platform
                            Android

                            A free utilities & tools app for Android, by NorthBridge

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                            • Colasoft Capsa Network Analyzer Free Edition

                              8.2

                              License
                              free Download
                              Platform
                              Windows

                              Free network analyzer for network monitoring and troubleshooting

                              9
                              3 votes
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