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Developer(s)Etwok LLC
Initial releaseAugust 2011; 8 years ago (Mac OS X)
February 2016; 4 years ago (Windows)
Stable release
2.6.797 (Mac OS X) March 2017; 3 years ago (Windows) June 2017; 3 years ago
Written inObjective-C
Operating systemOS X v.10.6 +,
Windows 7-8-10
Available inEnglish
TypeWireless site survey
Licensefree, or paid

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NetSpot is a software tool for wireless network assessment, scanning, and surveys, analyzing Wi-Fi coverage and performance.[1] It runs on Mac OS X 10.6+ and Windows 7-8-10 and supports 802.11n, 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g wireless networks. NetSpot uses the standard Wi-Fi network adapter and its Airport interface to map radio signal strength and other wireless network parameters, and build reports on that. NetSpot was released in August, 2011.[2]


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NetSpot provides all professional wireless site survey features for Wi-Fi and maps coverage of a living area, office space, buildings, etc.[3] It provides visual data to help analyze radio signal leaks, discover noise sources, map channel use, optimize access point locations. Making a single app trusted mac osx. Also, the application can perform Wi-Fi network planning: the data that are collected help to select channels and placements for new hotspots. Survey reports can be generated in PDF format.

Usual uses[edit]

  • Mapping Wi-Fi
  • Mapping Wi-Fi signal strength[4]
  • Optimizing networks[5]
  • Trouble-shooting networks[6]
  • Visualizing wireless networks[7]
  • Diagnosing signal problems[8]
  • Analyzing wireless network coverage[9]

Release history[edit]

VersionPlatformRelease dateNotes and significant changes
1.0.216,MacintoshAugust 2011
  • Initial public release[10]
1.1.259MacintoshNovember 2011
  • Ability to draw a map inside of NetSpot
  • New visualization: Signal to interference ratio[11]
1.2.308MacintoshDecember 2011
  • New improved advanced algorithm for APs' location detection
  • Detection of different networks transmitted by the same AP, their signals are ignored when building an interference map
1.3.335MacintoshJuly 2012
  • New project wizard
  • OS X Mountain Lion compatibility[12]
2.0MacintoshOctober 2012
  • New Wireless Discover Mode
  • Manually relocate APs
  • Pro and Enterprise versions introduced.[13]
2.1MacintoshMay 2013
  • New visualizations: Frequency Band Coverage, PHY Mode (a/b/g/n) Coverage
  • The Scan Interval can be adjusted in Discover mode
  • New Advanced Export to generate customizable PDF reports
  • Frequency data can now be viewed in Discover mode[14]
2.2MacintoshAugust 2013
  • Full support of IEEE 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard
  • Alternative detailed view of data points indicators
  • OS X 10.9 Mavericks compatibility
2.10.953[15]MacintoshOctober 2018
  • New localization: Japanese
  • The color scheme in the sidebar is more contrasting and visual now
  • When switching among surveys, selected visualization is kept
  • Corrected measurement values in some of the visualizations
  • Note: macOS Mojave 10.14 will require users to enable location services to run NetSpot.
  • Available on Setapp

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See also[edit]

  • iStumbler – an open-source utility to find wireless networks and devices in Mac OS X
  • KisMAC – a wireless network discovery tool for Mac OS X
  • WiFi Explorer – a wireless network scanner for Mac OS X


  1. ^Matt Elliott. 'Find the dead spots in your Wi-Fi network with NetSpot'. Retrieved December 21, 2015.
  2. ^MacNN. 'NetSpot offers free Wi-Fi network surveying software'. Retrieved August 12, 2011.
  3. ^'NetSpot: WiFi Site Survey for the Rest of Us'.
  4. ^'Create a WiFi signal strength map with NetSpot for Mac :: by Techerator'.
  5. ^'NetSpot helps you optimize your Wi-Fi networks :: by Macworld'. 2011-11-29.
  6. ^'Trouble-shoot your WiFi network with NetSpot :: by Dr. Macenstein'.
  7. ^'Mac-NZ review :: NetSpot WiFi visualisation software'.
  8. ^'Diagnose Wi-Fi Signal Problems With NetSpot :: Lifehacker'.
  9. ^'Analyze Wireless Network Coverage In Mac With NetSpot Survey Software :: by Addictivetips'.
  10. ^'NetSpot – The only Native Wireless Site Survey Software for Mac'. Archived from the original on 2012-09-10.
  11. ^'NetSpot 1.1 - new version of Wi-Fi mapping software for Mac'.
  12. ^'NetSpot 1.3 release notes: what's new, what's hot in this update'. 2012-07-03.
  13. ^'How To use your Mac to survey your home or office Wi-Fi network'. 2012-10-19.
  14. ^'NetSpot 2.1 Release Notes: What's New in Version 2.1?'. 2012-05-24.
  15. ^'NetSpot 2.10 minor update - Japanese localization is added'. 2018-10-17.

External links[edit]

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