Download Network Analyzer - Best Software & Apps

  • Wireshark

    2.6.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Powerful multi-platform protocol analyzer

    7
    166 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
  • Ethereal

    0.99.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Ultra efficient protocol analyser

    6
    58 votes
    • Commview for WiFi

      6.2

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Wireless analyzer and network monitor

      6
      350 votes
      • PROS: Helps easily manage your wireless networks, Gives detailed WEP stats
      • CONS: Doesn't support all wireless cards
    • Cisco Network Magic

      Pro 5.5

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Easy to use Network Administrator for Cisco

      7
      513 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
    • 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
    • LAN Speed Test

      1.1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A Free Networking program for Windows

      6
      6 votes
      • Vistumbler

        b5 10

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        WiFi network detector compatible with Vista

        7
        100 votes
        • 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
          • OmniPeek Network Analyzer

            7.9

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Simplify the troubleshooting and debugging of multiprotocol networks.

            5
            4 votes
            • WiFi Scanner

              1.1

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Pocket PC
              Mac

              Measures wireless signal strength on Pocket PC

              6
              37 votes
              • WirelessMon

                2.0.1013

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

                A trial version Communication program for Windows

                6
                113 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
                  • GlassWire

                    2.0.84

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    GlassWire

                    7
                    31 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
                    • NetworkMiner

                      0.87

                      License
                      free Download
                      Platform
                      Windows

                      A Free (GPL) Networking program for Windows

                      6
                      8 votes
                      • Bus Hound

                        5.04

                        License
                        buy Download
                        Platform
                        Windows

                        A simple software bus analyzer

                        8
                        3 votes
                        • Wireshark

                          Portable 1.6.8

                          License
                          free Download
                          Platform
                          Windows

                          A network protocol analyzer to capture packets and detect errors

                          6
                          22 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
                            41 votes
                            • Etherscan Analyzer

                              2.0

                              License
                              free Download
                              Platform
                              Windows

                              Advanced network traffic and protocol analyzer

                              8
                              2 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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                                12.6.21667.5Windows, Mac
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