Download Network Analyzer - Best Software & Apps

  • Ethereal

    0.99.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Ultra efficient protocol analyser

    6
    60 votes
    • Wireshark

      2.6.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Powerful multi-platform protocol analyzer

      8
      168 votes
      • PROS: Analyses 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
    • Cisco Network Magic

      Pro 5.5

      License
      buy Download
      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
    • LAN Speed Test

      1.1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A Free Networking program for Windows

      6
      6 votes
      • Commview for WiFi

        6.2

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Wireless analyzer and network monitor

        6
        353 votes
        • PROS: Helps easily manage your wireless networks, Gives detailed WEP stats
        • CONS: Doesn't support all wireless cards
      • 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
      • Advanced Port Scanner

        1.3

        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
          100 votes
          • OmniPeek Network Analyzer

            7.9

            License
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            Platform
            Windows

            Simplify the troubleshooting and debugging of multiprotocol networks.

            5
            4 votes
            • WirelessMon

              2.0.1013

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A trial version Communication program for Windows

              6
              114 votes
              • WiFi Scanner

                1.1

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Pocket PC
                Mac

                Measures wireless signal strength on Pocket PC

                6
                38 votes
                • Bus Hound

                  5.04

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  A simple software bus analyzer

                  8
                  3 votes
                  • GlassWire

                    2.0.84

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    GlassWire

                    7
                    32 votes
                    • NetworkMiner

                      0.87

                      License
                      free Download
                      Platform
                      Windows

                      A Free (GPL) Networking program for Windows

                      6
                      8 votes
                      • Colasoft Capsa Network Analyzer Free Edition

                        8.2

                        License
                        free Download
                        Platform
                        Windows

                        Free network analyzer for network monitoring and troubleshooting

                        9
                        3 votes
                        • Colasoft Capsa Network Analyzer

                          Colasoft Capsa Network Analyzer Enterprise 8.2

                          License
                          buy Download
                          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

                          -
                          No votes yet
                          • Iris Network Traffic Analyzer

                            5.1.0.65

                            License
                            buy Download
                            Platform
                            Windows

                            Monitor the data that is passing through your network

                            7
                            42 votes
                            • Wireshark

                              Portable 1.6.8

                              License
                              free Download
                              Platform
                              Windows

                              A network protocol analyzer to capture packets and detect errors

                              6
                              22 votes
                              • Packet Analyzer

                                Professional 6.1

                                License
                                buy Download
                                Platform
                                Windows

                                Thoroughly capture and analyse all network communications

                                6
                                3 votes
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