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WiFi Explorer
WiFi Explorer
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WiFi Explorer free download for Mac

WiFi Explorer

Version 3.5.1

Scan, find, and troubleshoot wireless networks.

4.2
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$19.99
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WiFi Explorer overview

WiFi Explorer will scan, find, and troubleshoot wireless networks. It can quickly identify channel conflicts, signal overlapping, or configuration problems that may be affecting the connectivity and performance of your home or office wireless network.

Get an insight into the network details: name (SSID), MAC address (BSSID), device manufacturer, signal strength (RSSI), noise, channel, band, security configuration, supported data rates, and much more.

  • Suitable for home, small office, or enterprise networks
  • Easy-to-use, intuitive user interface
  • Graphical visualization of the Wi-Fi environment
  • Supports 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency bands as well as 20, 40, 80 and 160 MHz channels
  • Works with IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac networks
Also:
  • Comprehensive help documentation
  • Signal quality ratings based on signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)
  • Accurate conversion from dBm to percentage (%) for easier analysis and optimization
  • Detailed description of information elements (IE) advertised by the access point for advanced troubleshooting
  • Export metrics and network details to CSV file format
  • Save results for later review and analysis
  • Access point name discovery (if supported)
  • Editable column for labels or annotations
  • Selectable and sortable columns
  • Adjustable graph timescales
  • Quick filtering
  • Customizable colors for easily tracking particular networks
  • Full-screen mode

What’s new in version 3.5.1

Updated on Jan 18 2024

  • Adds support for Huawei AP names.
  • Improves error handling when parsing malformed information elements.
  • Fixes incorrect wide channel and visualization of Wi-Fi 7 networks using 320 MHz channels.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.

Information

License

Shareware

Size

10.1 MB

Downloads

45673

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 10.14.6 or later
  • A Mac with built-in Wi-Fi; external Wi-Fi adapters are not supported
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mrnonz
mrnonz
Sep 21 2020
2.6.2
1.0
Sep 21 2020
1.0
Version: 2.6.2
Purchased but can't download the program
jhindman9
jhindman9
Jun 23 2020
2.6
0.0
Jun 23 2020
0.0
Version: 2.6
Tell's me what is going on at different times of the day and wy the WiFi signal is what it is. Since a lot of people are home the WiFi signal changes a lot.
Dana_Nau
Dana_Nau
Mar 1 2020
2.6
5.0
Mar 1 2020
5.0
Version: 2.6
WiFi Explorer was very helpful to me this weekend in reconfiguring my home network. It displays more-or-less the same information as iStumbler, but has a nicer interface and is more stable.
fabianwickman
fabianwickman
Sep 3 2019
2.6
0.0
Sep 3 2019
0.0
Version: 2.6
Hi, I'm unable to see device name on the APs with my new Macbook pro. I have wifi explorer on my old MBP where I can see device name on the APs. Does anyone have any idea why? I'm comparing with the same AP:s and can confirm that the Cisco Aironet IE are enabled.
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Sep 9 2018
2.5
5.0
Sep 9 2018
5.0
Version: 2.5
Recommended for any network troubleshooting. Provides excellent graphical UI and detailed technical data for all networks that your mac can see. Can try before you buy, so if you are interested in your network, this app is worth a try.
Bruce-y
Bruce-y
May 15 2018
2.4.3
5.0
May 15 2018
5.0
Version: 2.4.3
WiFi Explorer works reliably and provides excellent info. Easy to see if my WiFi is connecting on the 2.4 or 5 GHz channel group (which one cannot tell from Apple's WiFi info). Helps in busy WiFi environment -- office or apartment buildings.
Macfool
Macfool
Apr 19 2018
2.4
5.0
Apr 19 2018
5.0
Version: 2.4
v.2.4 rock solid on High Sierra. Worth every penny if in a dense WI-FI environment. Best of the WI-FI "spectrum analyzers" by far.
basilmms
basilmms
Jan 23 2018
2.3.3
5.0
Jan 23 2018
5.0
Version: 2.3.3
I like it and its easy to use.
Funjoy
Funjoy
Nov 28 2017
2.3.3
5.0
Nov 28 2017
5.0
Version: 2.3.3
Very useful to visualize the WiFi channels of all my idiot neighbors so I can choose the best channel with the least interference.
-blacky
-blacky
Nov 3 2016
2.2
2.0
Nov 3 2016
2.0
Version: 2.2
no trial possible, after first run it told me, no trial time left..... dev: any idea ?
Edeerly
Edeerly
Jun 4 2016
2.1.1
0.0
Jun 4 2016
0.0
Version: 2.1.1
Would love to activate my purchase, but instead I simply get "Could not connect to the server." Will try again later...
GymW
GymW
Jun 2 2016
2.1.1
0.0
Jun 2 2016
0.0
Version: 2.1.1
While this product gives extensive information about the actual network it unfortunately does not seem to do what I need, which is to proved detailed information about each connected wifi device connected to the network - i.e. LAN info. Otherwise I would have purchased it.
Bento de Espinosa
Bento de Espinosa
Jan 5 2016
2.1
5.0
Jan 5 2016
5.0
Version: 2.1
I have tested similar apps, but this really is the best one!
Macfool
Macfool
Oct 2 2014
1.6.1
5.0
Oct 2 2014
5.0
Version: 1.6.1
Latest version 1.7 is much improved with regards to the display of information and the overall user experience. Vastly superior to similar products costing many times more.
Macfool
Macfool
Aug 13 2014
1.6.1
5.0
Aug 13 2014
5.0
Version: 1.6.1
New version v.1.6.2 available on the App Store. Agree with Eric-Woehler and Neil-m. Very useful and rock-solid app at a fair price.
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Apr 18 2013
1.4
5.0
Apr 18 2013
5.0
Version: 1.4
I would recommend this app - I have iStumbler (free) and AirRadar ($20). I find it more useful than iStumbler and it is a lot cheaper than AirRadar. Easy to use, excellent GUI, rock solid performance and very reasonable price. Can't get much better than that! Worth trying out, and I suspect once you have tried it, you will continue to use it.
Eddiemp
Eddiemp
Oct 25 2012
1.3.1
5.0
Oct 25 2012
5.0
Version: 1.3.1
Great app that does a nice job on ML !
Drdul
Drdul
Jun 11 2012
1.3
5.0
Jun 11 2012
5.0
Version: 1.3
Attractive UI and easy to use. The reasons I'm giving it 4 stars instead of 5 are that a) it occasionally blanks out the graphical and tabular display of networks, and b) it can't see my hidden 802.11n 2.4 GHz network, even though my MacBook Pro can see it
The_Blinded
The_Blinded
Jan 16 2022
3.3.3
5.0
Jan 16 2022
5.0
Version: 3.3.3
winonafonda
winonafonda
Nov 12 2020
5.0
Nov 12 2020
5.0
Version: null
mrnonz
mrnonz
Sep 21 2020
1.0
Sep 21 2020
1.0
Version: null
Dana_Nau
Dana_Nau
Mar 1 2020
5.0
Mar 1 2020
5.0
Version: null
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Sep 9 2018
5.0
Sep 9 2018
5.0
Version: null
Bruce-y
Bruce-y
May 15 2018
5.0
May 15 2018
5.0
Version: null
Macfool
Macfool
Apr 19 2018
5.0
Apr 19 2018
5.0
Version: null
Updateman
Updateman
Mar 16 2018
3.0
Mar 16 2018
3.0
Version: null
basilmms
basilmms
Jan 23 2018
5.0
Jan 23 2018
5.0
Version: null
Funjoy
Funjoy
Nov 28 2017
5.0
Nov 28 2017
5.0
Version: null
PRjohnson
PRjohnson
Jun 24 2017
5.0
Jun 24 2017
5.0
Version: null
winston-wilkes60
winston-wilkes60
Jan 8 2017
0.5
Jan 8 2017
0.5
Version: null
-blacky
-blacky
Nov 3 2016
2.0
Nov 3 2016
2.0
Version: null
shsongsggmailcom4256
Jun 1 2016
3.5
Version: null
Pjslover
Pjslover
Jun 1 2016
2.5
Jun 1 2016
2.5
Version: null
Bento de Espinosa
Bento de Espinosa
Jan 5 2016
5.0
Jan 5 2016
5.0
Version: null
yinxiang
yinxiang
Jul 12 2015
1.5
Jul 12 2015
1.5
Version: null
Widber
Widber
Nov 27 2014
5.0
Nov 27 2014
5.0
Version: null
atar-1
atar-1
Nov 27 2014
5.0
Nov 27 2014
5.0
Version: null
Globe-Trotter
Globe-Trotter
Jun 30 2014
4.5
Jun 30 2014
4.5
Version: null
Mac-Application
Mac-Application
Jul 27 2013
5.0
Jul 27 2013
5.0
Version: null
incrzr
incrzr
Jun 29 2013
5.0
Jun 29 2013
5.0
Version: null
Drdul
Drdul
Apr 18 2013
5.0
Apr 18 2013
5.0
Version: null
Sam0
Sam0
Apr 18 2013
5.0
Apr 18 2013
5.0
Version: null
Eddiemp
Eddiemp
Oct 25 2012
5.0
Oct 25 2012
5.0
Version: null
Freenergy
Freenergy
Jan 11 2030
3.0.4
5.0
Jan 11 2030
5.0
Version: 3.0.4
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