RSS Feeds

Receive a regular RSS feed from our latest, most popular and recommended downloads

Latest downloads feed

Get a regular RSS from our most latest downloads

Most popular downloads feed

Get a regular RSS from our most popular downloads

Recommended downloads feed

Get a regular RSS from our recommended downloads

Newsletter

Subscribe to either one of our two newsletters for regular updates and information

Downloads newsletter

This is a weekly newsletter with download news, updates and other information

This is a monthly newsletter with software store information, offers and deals

NetSpot Beta 1.0

Create a map of your wireless network coverage

by Bob Thornton

Our Rating:
Your Rating:
Login to rate
Based on 0 ratings
License: Freeware
Operating Systems: Mac OS X
Requirements:

 

Languages: English
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 25 October 2011
Watchlist: Add download to my watchlist
Downloads To Date: 985
Developer: NetSpot Team
RSS News Feed:
Buy Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 for only $24.95, with a 1-PC licence, saving 58% from the RRP, only from store.downloadcrew.co.uk
NetSpot
Create a map of your wireless network with NetSpot

Both at home and in the office, it can be helpful to know exactly what the range of your wireless network is. In the home, it can helpful to know in advance just where you will be able to use your laptop, without having to wait until you try it at a time your desperately need to be online. This is also true to some extend in the office, but wireless site surveys in the work environment are more useful when it comes to working out how to position repeaters and other networking equipment.

In both circumstances, NetSpot is a valuable tool that enables you to create a visual map of network coverage quickly and easily, and in a form that can be understood by anyone. After loading a suitable map into the program you can then start performing a wifi survey by walking around with your MackBook while NetSpot gather information about signal strength.

The data that is collected can be used to create a heatmap of network coverage, but there are a number of different visual styles to choose from. The creation of the map requires virtually no effort, and in next to no time you can find out just how your wireless signal spreads throughout the building and check to see which wireless channel might be the best to use.

Of course, the app is not just useful for helping to determine the range of your wireless network, but it can also be useful in tracking down sources of interference that might be impacting on performance. NetSpot is currently in beta testing and during this testing period it will be free of charge. The app is available for OS X.

Verdict:

Useful but not essential, the visual nature of NetSpot is appealing and the app is easy to use.

Your Comments & Opinion
 
Related Download Articles
 
Wireless Network Watcher 1.71

Wireless Network Watcher 1.71

Freeware

Quickly check all the devices and computers that are currently connected to your network

Cloak

Cloak 1.1.0

Freeware

Secure your mobile wireless connection when you’re out and about

AirPort Utility

AirPort Utility 1.0

Freeware

Take control of your wireless network from your iPhone or iPad

Splashtop Remote Desktop for iPad Free

Splashtop Remote Desktop for iPad Free 1.3.0.1

Freeware

Take control of your Mac or PC from your iPhone or iPad

Other Download Articles From This Category
DNSQuerySniffer 1.35 (64-bit)

DNSQuerySniffer 1.35 (64-bit)

Freeware

Display your PC's DNS queries in real time

DNSQuerySniffer 1.35

DNSQuerySniffer 1.35 (32-bit)

Freeware

Display your PC's DNS queries in real time

NetworkTrafficView 1.87

NetworkTrafficView 1.87 (32-bit)

Freeware

Monitor your network and internet traffic in real time

NetworkTrafficView 1.87

NetworkTrafficView 1.87 (64-bit)

Freeware

Monitor your network and internet traffic in real time

From Softwarecrew

Please wait while my feed loads

See more posts...

 

Spotlight: Free Full Software

Ashampoo Burning Studio 2013 (v11.0.6)

Free Full Commercial Software

Ashampoo Burning Studio 2013 is a compact, simple, but surprisingly feature-packed disc burning suite.

The program makes it easy to create simple data discs and audio CDs, for instance: just drag and drop your files onto the list area and you'll be burning the finished disc in a couple of clicks.

That's just the start, though. Burning Studio 2013 can also create data discs with customised, interactive multi-page menus, perfect if you'd like a more professional way to share and present the disc contents.

A built-in backup tool allows you to create backups which may be encrypted, compressed, and span several CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays.

And there are modules to create VCD or SVCD video projects; burn video DVDs or Blu-ray discs from prepared folders; create, browse or burn disc images (ISO, CUE/ BIN and Ashdisc formats are supported); copy discs, erase them, design and print disc covers, labels and booklets, and more.

The focus throughout is on ease of use, though, and so Ashampoo Burning Studio 2013 remains very straightforward, whatever you're doing. Most disc projects are created via the same simple interface, and for the most part all you have to do is drag and drop the necessary files. But experts will find more advanced options are only a click away, and if you need to then you can set ISO and UDF version, enable Joliet, make a disc bootable and more.

Note the download here will take you to the Downloadcrew Software Store where you can download Burning Studio 2013.

[...]
Value:
Free
Rating: