inSSIDer for Home gives you visibility into your Wi-Fi environment.

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4.24.2 635 votes

This Wi-Fi network discovery tool displays every wireless hotspot’s MAC address, encryption, signal strength and channel, and is the standard troubleshooting tool for millions of Wi-Fi users throughout the world.

Note: This entry is for the last free version of inSSIDer. You can download the latest version here.

Measure Wi-Fi Signal Strength

inSSIDer for Home helps you measure the signal strength and estimate the performance of your Wi-Fi in various locations. See how walls, stairways, and doors affect your wireless network coverage.

Pick a Better Channel for Your Wi-Fi

All Wi-Fi must share channels with other networks in the environment. Too many networks sharing or overlapping a channel can slow down the performance of all Wi-Fi networks on that channel. This Wi-Fi scanner helps you see the best channel for your Wi-Fi.

Make Sure Your Wi-Fi is Secure

inSSIDer will help you determine which security setting your Wi-Fi is using, reducing the risk of unauthorized access into your home network.

Technical Details:

  • Uses your current wireless card and connection software
  • Works with Microsoft Windows Vista, 7, and 8 (32 and 64 bit)
  • Track the strength of received signals in dBm over time
  • Sort by MAC address, SSID, Channel, RSSI, and Time

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