Net Monitor
Net Monitor
4.9.4

3.7

Net Monitor free download for Mac

Net Monitor4.9.4

19 January 2019

Network throughput monitor and much more.

Overview

NetMonitor is a network utility for the rest of us. Graphs network activity of local and remote computers; records traffic activity; calculates total traffic between dates; measures traffic speed. Highly customizable.

Features:
  • Traffic log
  • Traffic calculator
  • Traffic reports (HTML and XML)
  • Stopwatch
  • 7 graph types, 5 scaling options, auto scaling mode, 4 scrolling directions, transparency, and grid
  • Textual display of throughput, interval data through and total data through
  • Updates dynamically in sync with network configuration and location
  • Monitors remote computers
PPP Features:
  • Connection window for the control and display of connection status
  • Connection window display includes IP (local and remote), speed of connection and time connected
  • Connect/Disconnect from the Dock, the menu bar, or the floating window
  • Display status of connection in the Dock and menu bar (including connection details via tool-tip)
  • Display of time connected in the menu bar
  • Auto connect on startup
  • Auto disconnect on quit
  • Auto reconnect after sleep; auto reconnect on disconnect by remote peer
  • Connect at a minimum speed; configurable audio feedback for PPP events
  • Display of PPP log

What's new in Net Monitor

Version 4.9.4:
  • Compatible with macOS 10.14 - Mojave

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62 Reviews of Net Monitor

Steinar-Helgesen
26 September 2018
Version: 4.9.3

Most helpful

Needs update after Mojave
(2)
brian-26
04 March 2020
Version: 4.9.4
Come on Net Monitor, you're better than this. Please post an update already that will work with Catalina.
(0)
1
marcel52-1
16 November 2019
Version: 4.9.4
Does not work with Catalina.
(1)
1
Steinar-Helgesen
08 October 2019
Version: 4.9.4
Does not work after Catalina came out, needs update, will give 5 stars after its updated.
(1)
Steinar-Helgesen
17 January 2019
Version: 4.9.3
Yey, The program will be updated in a few days i got from developer just now.
(2)
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1
mlerch
24 October 2018
Version: 4.9.3
Please update this app to work with macOS 10.14 Mojave. Thank you! Until then 1 star only.
(0)
3
Sanchai
10 October 2018
Version: 4.9.3
Yes I have written the developer, ask for Mojave compatible update. Butbther3 is no answer so far. Pleas3 update th3 app so that it work with MacOS Mojave. I don't mind paying fo4 upgrade.
(0)
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Steinar-Helgesen
26 September 2018
Version: 4.9.3
Needs update after Mojave
(2)
Steinar-Helgesen
26 September 2017
Version: 4.9.2
This program dontt work after High Sierra update.
(0)
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Steinar-Helgesen
26 September 2016
Version: 4.9.0
Seems like its not comming, anyone know of a simular to Net Monitor that is a separate window and shows total download/upload?
(0)
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slammer99uk
23 September 2016
Version: 4.9.0
Had a reply from Guy to say that the new version will be released today, no info on timing nor where it will be available from.
(0)
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Steinar-Helgesen
21 September 2016
Version: 4.9.0
Now that Sierra is out of the bag i am crossing my fingers.... :)
(0)
Steinar-Helgesen
07 July 2016
Version: 4.9.0
Btw Net Monitor dosent work with latest version of macOS Sierra beta. Hopefully it will be fixed soon. Could not find any support send it emails on site.
(0)
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Object Design
29 July 2015
Version: 4.8.0
HI. I just downloaded this app, sounds like what i need to solve an issue. (trying to determine WHAT is consuming so much bandwidth!) However, when i run for first time, it tells me that the trial will expire on March 30, 2015 (today is July 29). Help?
(0)
Delaware_Bill
24 September 2014
Version: 4.8.0
I do not understand why the latest version available here is the recent version 4.8.0, but the most recent version in the App Store is 4.6.1, almost 2 years old.
(1)
3
Steinar-Helgesen
26 August 2014
Version: 4.7.4
Does not work with 10.10 yet. Hoping for a update.
(0)
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5
rw49
28 October 2013
Version: 4.7.4
I wrote to the author asking about a Mavericks update and he replied within the hour with the one word "Tomorrow" and here it is. Great and thanks a lot.
(1)
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Stefanoaz
24 October 2013
Version: 4.7.3
Net Monitor 4.7.3 has been my best option for bandwidth monitoring in the menubar - very configurable. But upon launch on OS 10.9, it exits immediately with the message: "version not compatible - check for a newer version." There is no newer version on Guy's site or the app store. I made sure the security settings were (re)set to allow all applications, since Apple saw fit not to respect my previous setting in 10.8, when I updated. The present V4.7.3 does not run on 10.9.
(1)
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3.5
Sanchai
30 October 2012
Version: 4.7.2
On my Macbook Pro with Retina display running Mountain Lion 10.8.2, Net monitor 4.7.2 run fine but with one bug. When I drag net Monitor on to the Dock, the icon won't show up as it should be. Net Monitor appear as a blank space with app name on the Dock. Only when I start Net Monitor the icon on the doc would appear. ANd the icon turnto blank space as Net Monitor has been close down Small bug but annoying. FIx please
(0)
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5
Natehootner
27 August 2012
Version: 4.7.0
Simply the best! Guy took a bit of time but the 4.7.0 release for Mountain Lion is a free update for old license holders and works flawlessly, as usual. Thanks much!
(1)
Smoobly
29 July 2012
Version: 4.5.4
Aaargh! Net Monitor is great. I paid for it, run it on all my Macs, and miss it when I have to use another. But! I just upgraded my development MBP to Mountain Lion, and so far the only software I was running under Lion that I can no longer run (and has no update) is Net Monitor. Catastrophe! Please, Guy Meyer, can we have a new version that gets along with Mountain Lion? Thanks.
(1)
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Mikofox
02 December 2011
Version: 4.5.4
This app has a ton of features and I especially like the PPP controls for restarting a VPN. BUT it remains relatively useless for me, as it cannot monitor true WAN traffic, i.e. between router and modem to get a total of BW usage by all clients. I assume it does not handle SNMP. If one could select the WAN interface it would be great.
(0)
5
keskeseksa
06 August 2011
Version: 4.5.3
Finally the best small application is out on 10.7. I agree it deserves 5 stars. Unfortunately it did not register as requiring an update on "AppFresh". This app is the MUST I recommend to all my Mac friends.
(1)
5
mugsy1
31 July 2011
Version: 4.5.3
I hate not having this app in my menubar. When I upgraded to Lion I nearly had to revert to Snow Leopard because Net Monitor wouldn’t load. Well thanks for the update, and all is well again in my little world. I did try Menu Metres and one other utililty but they just didn’t cut the mustard. (Not for monitoring and displaying Network usage) I love how I can set Net Monitor up and organise it to display exactly how I want it to. This is a great app. It doesn’t do everything, but it does everything it does, brilliantly! This and ASM are two utilities I just have to have in my menubar. Keep up the good work! Thanks again for the update.
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5
mbt
30 July 2011
Version: 4.5.3
This is one of the nicest pieces of software I've ever had for my Mac. Easy to use and excellent GUI. I can't imagine why it has only a four star rating. Should be a six (out of five) star rating.
(0)
5
Ozean
30 July 2011
Version: 4.5.3
Great app that I have used for many OS X revisions – I am happy that it has been updated for Lion too, as the subtle and nicely configurable display of network activity in my menu bar helps me troubleshoot problem, recognize strange activities and generally feel like a really tech savvy guy ;-) One nitpick: the app icon needs to be updated to the full resolution that is supported under Lion.
(0)
Kkthompson
17 July 2011
Version: 4.5.2
Any comments on an update for Lion? Current version doesn't work. I miss it!
(0)
5
keskeseksa
08 July 2011
Version: 4.5.2
This is one small application you can't do without in a country where internet is not reliable. I just upgraded to 10.7 and am anxiously waiting for the app to be compatible. Congratulation to the developer. There is nothing like it.
(1)
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0.5
Dneitzel
03 February 2011
Version: 4.5.2
Upon starting the application its evaluation period had expired. This seemed like a problem but I decided to go ahead and buy the app even though I could not evaluate it. One of the payment options is PayPal, which is great. I love PayPal. But it doesn't work. It appears that this software has been abandoned by the developer. I could not evaluate it. I could not buy it...zero stars from me. But MacUpdate makes me rate the software so I did 1/2 stars on everything..even though this app is clearly broken and not worth a half star.
(0)
Trashie
03 September 2010
Version: 4.5.2
Yeah great but the nasty little dev blocks you running it on two macs from one license unless one is switched off. Oh all these rules so buy the family pack if you have two macs and want them on at the same time. The only thing this needs is a bit more polish to the UI...it is awesome could not live without it one of the few apps I do have on all my Macs.
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5
Macr
13 November 2007
Version: 4.3.15
Have used this application for awhile now... it works flawlessly. Finally, software that does what you expect without taking a big hit to the wallet. Needed some support when I installed Leopard and within minutes I heard back. Great stuff !!!
(0)
5
Skynite
15 February 2006
Version: 4.1
I run both NetMonitor and MenuMeters, but I use NetMonitor for my network graphing, largely because of its appearance, but also because of its extensive configurability. NetMonitor is simply beautiful in my menu bar. I have a wide bar graph display with fade out and transparency, and it looks like it was designed to be part of Mac OS X, while being very functional. I also use MenuMeters for some of its other functions, but its network graphing can't come close to NetMonitor's. I recommend NetMonitor highly.
(1)
Jpbadger
13 January 2006
Version: 4.0.0b1
Version 4 is a free upgrade for those with version 3 licenses. New version also picked up statistics where 3.9.5 left off.
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4.75
Anonymous
06 July 2005
Version: 3.9.3
Relating to the previous comment - Menu Meters does NOT do it all. That said, menu meters is good, it is always active in my Menubar. But, when I want to seriously monitor the throughput of one or more ports I always run instance/s of Menu Monitor. It is very customisable and multiple instance/s can be run of all my active ports. It wasn't only $10 when I purchased my licence, but I still think what I paid was worth every cent. At $10 it is a no brainer for anyone wanting to SERIOUSLY monitor connnection/s.
(0)
3.5
Anonymous
05 July 2005
Version: 3.9.3
sorry but MenuMeters does it all...4 free!
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Anonymous
27 June 2005
Version: 3.9.1
One of the few programs that I paid for and didn't feel cheated.
(0)
3.5
Anonymous
02 December 2004
Version: 3.7.12
Despite owning a couple of Net Monitor licenses, I recently switched to the Open Source MenuMeters. It may not have as many bells and whistles as Net Monitor, but it's Open Source and more stable.
(0)
Anonymous
11 October 2004
Version: 3.7.11
$9.95 - that's what I would be willing to pay. Not a penny more.
(0)
5
Anonymous
06 October 2004
Version: 3.7.11
> It works but a freeware (Menumeters) > works better so this one is pointless NetMonitor has a server/client feature which works excellent. I use this to monitor my modem connection on my wireless network from any mac connected to it. Although Menumeter is an excellent piece of software it can't do that. So I wouldn't consider NetMonitor pointless. At least it isn't for me.
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5
Anonymous
17 April 2004
Version: 3.7.4
I have been a registered user for a while. Net Monitor is a great product and has helped me recently with some trouble I've been having connecting to Earthlink. When I use 10.3.3's internet connect, I continually get modem error messages and other problems. I decided to use Net Monitor to control my PPP connection and now I dial in without any problems. And I like to monitor my home network. I highly recommend Net Monitor for its ease of use, stability and useful features.
(0)
4.25
Anonymous
15 March 2004
Version: 3.7.3
Great product, the ability to have two copies running to watch both the modem and ethernet ports at the same time is great. I use menu meter as a back ground monitor most of the time but when I REALLY want to see what's going on, Net Monitor gives better on screen detail. Thats why I paid the licence fee, it's worth the cost. Have a Great day! pete.
(0)
5
Anonymous
08 March 2004
Version: 3.7.2
I gladly paid the shareware fee, and use this app constantly. It has great features, is stable, and I can't go without it!
(0)
4.75
Anonymous
14 January 2004
Version: 3.6.1
Awesome app!. This one works great with panther (10.3) and fits perfectly in the top menu bar. Allowing me to constantly monitor my in/out going IP traffic. I didn't mind the very small registration fee, since the programme just keeps getting better and better all the time. Great Features, and Great support!
(0)
5
Anonymous
14 January 2004
Version: 3.6.1
Very nice app. Even when I use MenuMeters, I like NetMonitor, because it has more features and looks nicer in the menubar.
(0)
4
Anonymous
18 December 2003
Version: 3.5.4
Tried Menu Meters and found it's interface and options to be far more limiting than Net Monitor. Definitely worth the small fee to register. I've also had wonderful support - usually get a response to an email with a few hours, if not sooner. It's not free, but it's better than the competition! Matt
(0)
4.25
J. Fernando Rey
20 November 2003
Version: 3.5
Since I updated to Panther, Net Monitor doesn't display its menu properly. The latest version has not fixed this.
(0)
Anonymous
17 September 2003
Version: 3.5b4
horse manure! MenuMeters uses very little CPU, just checked... buggy? not at all, used it since it came out and it has caused *zero* trouble for my iBook (OS X is a dream come true). and redundant? you can turn off the features that you don't want/use... i use to use Net Monitor until it went from freeware to shareware some months ago, and i stop using any and all freewares the minute they turn into sharewares.
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5
Anonymous
17 September 2003
Version: 3.5b4
Menumeters is buggy and a hack. It's also mostly redundant and sucks up CPU. This app is very precise, efficient and meant for one purpose only. Memory Stick does the job for monitoring RAM and it's free. CPU Monitor is free. If you don't know how much space you have on your hard drive, I'd say you need a new one.
(0)
4
Guardian-Archon
09 July 2003
Version: 3.1.1P
This is a pretty good program, but I was a little disappointed when it went shareware after the beta was over. Someone pointed out MenuMeters ( http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/10451 ) to me, which is free AND a preference pane, so you don't have to mess with having it load at login. Further, it adds a whole lot of additional monitors (CPU, RAM, etc.) you can use. Net Monitor may be prettier, but MenuMeters is far more functional for the cost.
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5
Anonymous
12 June 2003
Version: 3.1.1
The coolest. I currently have only dial-up at home, but when I hook my laptop up to the T Mobile wifi network, I love watching the data fly at around 175 kbps. It also helps me detect when my dial-up connection is losing bandwidth, etc... Can't wait to get satellite internet at home. Thanks!
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5
Anonymous
23 April 2003
Version: 3.1
I love this tool! Even the programmer is a nice Guy (got the joke?). No really, there is nothing comparable, service is excellent - what else do u need?
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5
G Lindsay
31 March 2003
Version: 3.0
Net Monitor is a great app because it provides something for everyone. I am a visual learner and prefer graphs to numbers. Because I also have slow (28800bps) dialup access I like to monitor what is happening. The floating graph is non-intrusive (on my 17" flatpanel iMac) and alerts me to problems that I can then track down with more info. In terms of its useability, flexibility, capability and doing what it promises to do (with hints of further capability to come) Netmonitor is up there with Safari.
(0)
4.5
yugen
06 March 2003
Version: 2.9b9.1
this little package rocks! Not a single (ok, maybe ONE) problem since installing 6 months ago.
(0)
5
Anonymous
05 January 2003
Version: 2.9b7
Mr. Meyer, at the rate you're going I'm going to have to start calling you Ed...as in Hamrick. :-) You see the issue here is that now I have to select a new desktop from well...gazillions and redo the color scheme of NetMonitor to match. It's sooo high maintenance. I love every bit...or is it byte???
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5
Anonymous
31 December 2002
Version: 2.9b6
Love this useful app!
(0)
5
Anonymous
29 December 2002
Version: 2.9b6
Great program that i could not do without. Very versatile, and part of a must-have for any serious online user.
(0)
5
Anonymous
28 December 2002
Version: 2.9b6
It has numerous display options (some quite ugly). But when you find the right combination of live reporting and a good way to display it -- that's when this program rocks. I work in several different locations using different connection types (DSL, Cable, Dialup, etc…). This program helps me troubleshoot connection issues, and it simply let's me know my connection speeds. I run it whenever my computer is on. Great job! Hey, and it's free. You can't beat that.
(0)
5
his dudeness
22 October 2002
Version: 2.9b4
This is an awesome little app. A must-have for OS X people on a dial up connection.
(0)
4.75
Anonymous
29 September 2002
Version: 2.9b2
I searched and searched for a non-graph throughput monitor, and I believe this is the only one. Well, of course it can do graphs, but it can do text in the menu bar, graphs in the menu bar, text in the dock, graphs in the dock, etc etc. It's very versatile and can do as little or as much as you like. It's a great little program, especially if you're trying to find a text throughput display in your menu bar like I was.
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4.5
Jegrant98
18 September 2002
Version: 2.9b1
Great freeware! Excellent for keeping connected if you have an ISP (as I do) that auto-disconnects on a timer. This program gets me right back online, every time.
(0)
4.75
Yolanda
16 August 2002
Version: 2.8b1
very good program, and no more ppp problems in this new version 2.8b1 :) keep up the good work!!
(0)
4.5
Silvertear
14 August 2002
Version: 2.7b2
Even if you think you just can't understand network things, you should install this! (can't wait for the FREE version for Jaguar)
(0)
4.5
Giacomo
29 March 2002
Version: 2.1b1
The best utility for MAC OS X. Apple should support it!
(0)
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