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WiFi Explorer
WiFi Explorer
3.3
4.1
0.0
WiFi Explorer free download for Mac

WiFi Explorer for Mac3.3

18 July 2021

Scan, find, and troubleshoot wireless networks.

What is WiFi Explorer for Mac

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 WiFi Explorer

Version 3.3:
  • Adds support for creating custom filters (see WiFi Explorer > Preferences > Filters).
  • Adds support for filtering networks by attribute (see WiFi Explorer Help > Get Started > Filter scan results).
  • Adds support for grouping filter expressions using parenthesis. Also, logical operators are now AND, OR, and NOT, instead of &, comma, and !, respectively.
  • Adds "Apply as Filter," "Apply as Filter and Negate," "New Filter," and "New Filter and Negate" options to the contextual menu in the Networks table.
  • Adds option to show/hide row separator lines (see View > Show Row Separator Lines).
  • Adds option to not include hidden service networks in the scan results (see WiFi Explorer > Preferences > Advanced).
  • Fixes incorrect supported rate shown in Advanced Details (5.5 Mbps was displayed as 6 Mbps).
  • Fixes the formatting of the "Last Seen" column for networks found during the last scan.
  • Updates Help documentation.
  • Other fixes and improvements.

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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...
James
James
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
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.13.0 or later
  • A Mac with built-in Wi-Fi; external Wi-Fi adapters are not supported
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