WiFi Signal sometimes can be weak and may cause internet speed issues. Your download may choke or slow down. You may want to see the best place to get high WiFi signals. reasons may be plenty, but WiFi analyzers are essential to analyze your WiFi signal strength. Here is a partial list of WiFi Analyzer tools for Laptops, Windows Mobile, Android and iPhone. If you know better ones, please add a comment, we will take a look at them.
inSSIDer is an award winning free WiFi analyzer for Windows Vista/XP systems. It can do a lot of help for you;
Inspect your WLAN and surrounding networks to troubleshoot competing access points.
Track the strength of received signal in dBm over time.
Filter access points in an easy to use format.
Highlight access points for areas with high Wi-Fi concentration
Export Wi-Fi and GPS data to a KML file to view in Google Earth.
CommView for WiFi
CommView for WiFi is a powerful wireless network monitor and analyzer for 802.11 a/b/g/n networks. Loaded with many user-friendly features, CommView for WiFi combines performance and flexibility with an ease of use unmatched in the industry. he program presents a clear, detailed picture of network traffic that facilitates the examination and analysis of packets, helping the user to pinpoint network problems and troubleshoot software and hardware. With over 70 supported protocols, CommView for WiFi makes it possible to see every detail of a captured packet using a convenient tree-like structure to display protocol layers and packet headers. CommView for WiFi can perform on-the-fly and post-capture decryption of encrypted data packets utilizing a user-defined WEP key or WPA passphrase.
An evaluation version is available for Download:
Ufasoft Snif is a network sniffer, designed for capturing and analysis of the packets going through the network. Using the packet driver, it requests all the packets from the network card driver (even the packets not addressed to this computer). Then the packets go to protocol analyzers which are written as separate modules and their set may be extended by the user himself. Various analyzers may be interdependent and are organized in a tree structure.
AirGrab – for Mac OS
AirGrab WiFi Radar is a tool to display information about Apple Airport base stations and other WiFi (802.11b/g/n) wireless access points. Using AirGrab WiFi Radar you can determine most popular WiFi channels and select optimal channel for your WiFi network. Signal level and Noise level helps to diagnose common wireless network problems and optimally position your base station and or computer to achieve the best possible signal strength.
WiFi Monster – for Windows Mobile
The best Wi-Fi discovery tool for PocketPC and Windows Mobile.
WiFi Analyzer – for Android
Analyze WiFi signals straight from your Android device. More info is here.
WiFi Speed Meter – for iPhone
Accurately measure your wireless internet connection, using an advanced mathematical model with the WiFiSpeed webapp. WiFiSpeed allows you to take repeated measurements and it will continuously average your result with the previous ones, for a more accurate reading. Check it out here.