inSSIDer 5, the first application to ever combine Wi-Fi scanning with packet capture and RF spectrum analysis, becomes even more powerful when you layer on a MetaGeek Plus (or Plus Pro) subscription!
|inSSIDer (free)||inSSIDer + MetaGeek Plus||inSSIDer + MetaGeek Plus Pro|
|Find the best 2.4 and 5 GHz channel in real-time||✔️||✔️||✔️|
|Network, AP, and Channel Drilldown||✔️||✔️||✔️|
|Filter APs by BSSID (name) or MAC address||✔️||✔️||✔️|
|Copy tables and graphs||✔️||✔️||✔️|
|Discover Local Network Devices
wired and WiFi
|See visual indicator when new APs enter your environment||✔️||✔️|
|Dual-band Spectrum Analysis
|Real-Time Packet Analytics*||✔️||✔️|
|Establish benchmarks and track network data over time with Snapshots||✔️||✔️|
|See signal strength and utilization from the client device perspective*||✔️||✔️|
|Expertly assess connection quality with real-time MCS Index, spatial streams, and channel width*||✔️||✔️|
|Identify top talkers across networks with All Clients tab*||✔️|
|Collaborate with teammates on- and off-site using shared Snapshot data||✔️|
|Analyze AP-to-client traffic quality with real-time treepie charts*||✔️|
|Open pcap files||✔️|
|Save packet capture to pcap file*||✔️|
* Requires supported WiFi adapter for packet capture.
We recommend Edimax AC1750 (3x3) or Linksys WUSB6300 (2x2).