Download Networking Tools - Best Software & Apps

  • Aircrack-ng

    rc3 1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Assess your Wi-Fi network security with these free tools

    6
    850 votes
    • PROS: The developers keep making very clever changes and updates, All the tools are command line that allows heavy scripting
    • CONS: You need the programming skills to generate your own DLLs , May be used for more nefarious purposes
  • Beini

    1.2.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Wireless network security testing system

    7
    606 votes
    • PROS: Compact and comprehensive, Contains all the tools you need, Feedbottle is a powerful tool
    • CONS: Not all network cards are compatible, Difficult for beginners to get to grips with
  • NetMeter

    1.1.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free Networking program for Windows

    7
    208 votes
    • Free IP Tools

      4.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Network monitoring software package

      7
      22 votes
      • IP-Tools

        2.54

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A bundle of TCP/IP utilities in one program

        8
        22 votes
        • Genius

          3.2.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Collection of tools to administer a network

          5
          10 votes
          • PROS: Lots of tools in one package
          • CONS: Not suitable for very large networks
        • Latency Optimizer

          Free 4.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Avoid latency problems in online games and applications

          8
          227 votes
          • PROS: Prevent latency problems with one click, Lets you test your speed connection, Tools to free up RAM memory, check processes and more
          • CONS: The Free version features only one profile, Not much information about changes
        • Spiceworks  IT Management Software

          7.4.11.9

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          The perfect tool for professsional network management

          6
          188 votes
          • PROS: Nicely designed web-based interface, Large variety of network admin tools, Extensively documented, Connects you with a community of IT professionals
          • CONS: May feel a bit overwhelming at first
        • Viadeo

          3.0.7

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          Free social networking software for smartphone users

          10
          2 votes
          • PROS: The basic version of this social networking package is free to use., An excellent alternative to other portals such as LinkedIn.
          • CONS: Only two languages are currently supported., Not as large of a professional community as other professional networks.
        • GMDesk

          0.99

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Access Google tools from your desktop

          5
          16 votes
          • PROS: Easier and faster access to Google apps
          • CONS: Doesn't really add anything new
        • QR Code Generator

          1.22

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          QR Code Generator is designed to generate QR code (Quick Response Code) image easily.

          7
          39 votes
          • Yoono Desktop

            1.8.18

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows
            Mac

            Manage your social networking with minimum effort

            8
            21 votes
            • PROS: Supports a good variety of social networks and messaging services, Allows central management of various accounts, Real-time search of networks
            • CONS: Chat feature is slow, Some social networks have more options than others, Yoono browser is unmanageable
          • SolarWinds Engineer's Toolset

            11

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Troubleshoot and fix enterprise network issues with over 60 essential network tools in one affordable toolbox.

            0
            1 vote
            • System Navigator

              2014 5.0.1.006

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              The most complete File Manager for Windows!

              9
              21 votes
              • PROS: easy file handling, archive handling, ftp, file sharing, social networking, image operations, etc.
              • CONS: protected dirs handling (working properly but our team works on constant improvements); file protection (only 32bit driver works 100% correct)
            • Axence NetTools

              5.0.1.16143

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A free package of useful tools for network scanning, monitoring and administration with an intuitive interface and alerts.

              7
              8 votes
              • Cocktail

                7.0

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Mac
                Windows

                Excellent all-purpose maintenance utility for Mac

                6
                56 votes
                • PROS: Covers all types of maintenance tasks from networking to interface tweaks, Removes the need to administer Mac via terminal, Easy to use GUI
                • CONS: Some features and tweaks not really useful, Some options quite complex for basic users
              • NetStat Agent

                2.0

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Control your connection

                8
                4 votes
                • PROS: Features a full set of tools , Ideal for network administrators, Lists conveniently all incoming and outgoing TCP/UDP connections
                • CONS: A little complicated for just establishing incoming and outgoing connections, Some connection entries don't have accurate labels
              • Zemanta

                Firefox extension 0.8.3

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Maximize your blog content

                8
                2 votes
                • PROS: Easy to enable/disable, Full social networking integration, Can be linked to your Flickr account
                • CONS: Formatting not very intuitive, Not enough help or explanation
              • Microsoft Web Platform Installer

                3.01

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Wizard to install your web platform with Microsoft tools

                3
                7 votes
                • CyD Network Utilities 2010

                  2008 SP1

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  CyD Network Utilities is a set of network tools useful in diagnosing...

                  4
                  1 vote
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