Download Network Analyzer - Best Software & Apps

  • Ethereal

    0.99.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Ultra efficient protocol analyser

    6
    61 votes
    • Wireshark

      2.6.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Powerful multi-platform protocol analyzer

      7
      171 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
    • Commview for WiFi

      6.2

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Wireless analyzer and network monitor

      6
      355 votes
      • PROS: Helps easily manage your wireless networks, Gives detailed WEP stats
      • CONS: Doesn't support all wireless cards
    • LAN Speed Test

      1.1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A Free Networking program for Windows

      6
      6 votes
      • WiFi Scanner

        1.1

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Pocket PC
        Mac

        Measures wireless signal strength on Pocket PC

        6
        38 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
          • 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
          • Bus Hound

            5.04

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A simple software bus analyzer

            8
            3 votes
            • WirelessMon

              2.0.1013

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A trial version Communication program for Windows

              6
              114 votes
              • OmniPeek Network Analyzer

                7.9

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Simplify the troubleshooting and debugging of multiprotocol networks.

                5
                4 votes
                • Vistumbler

                  b5 10

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  WiFi network detector compatible with Vista

                  7
                  100 votes
                  • GlassWire

                    2.0.84

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    GlassWire

                    7
                    32 votes
                    • Wireshark

                      Portable 1.6.8

                      License
                      free Download
                      Platform
                      Windows

                      A network protocol analyzer to capture packets and detect errors

                      6
                      22 votes
                      • NetworkMiner

                        0.87

                        License
                        free Download
                        Platform
                        Windows

                        A Free (GPL) Networking program for Windows

                        6
                        8 votes
                        • 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
                          • 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
                            • Packet Analyzer

                              Professional 6.1

                              License
                              buy Download
                              Platform
                              Windows

                              Thoroughly capture and analyse all network communications

                              6
                              3 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
                                Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
                                #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
                                12.6.21717.5Windows, Mac
                                2Pro 5.55146.8Windows
                                3b5 101006.6Windows
                                42.0.10131146.4Windows
                                56.23556.4Windows
                                Sponsored×