Use NetSpot as a WiFi booster

NetSpot for Windows is finally here and it's the first free Wi-Fi survey app for the rest of us. It is the only professional software for home and office Wi-Fi management, analysis, and visualization for Windows computers. NetSpot features two major Wi-Fi troubleshooting modes: Discover and Survey. You need just a few clicks to start your WiFi analysis in the Discover mode or your wireless network site survey in the Survey mode. Just point to where you are on the map and watch NetSpot WiFi booster app do the magic.

Also available on Mac OS X

Discover mode: Scan, Analyze, and Fix WiFi issues

NetSpot gives you a unique opportunity to get insight into your WiFi network and the surrounding ones. Grab a laptop with Windows* onboard, install NetSpot and analyze your WiFi signal for FREE. Collect every detail, such as performance, APs configurations, signal level, channel interference, etc.

  • featureAnalyze

    Find WiFi hotspots

    You will be able to discover not just your wireless network, but all neighboring ones as well. All technical parameters can be observed in real time.
  • featureVisual


    With an abundance of gathered data you can compare and thoroughly analyze Wi-Fi networks. Various filters are available.
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    Fix various WiFi issues

    The most occurring Wi-Fi issue is wireless channel interference. With NetSpot you can boost your Wi-Fi and achieve a clear signal in mere minutes.

Survey mode: Wi-Fi Site Surveys, Discovery, Troubleshooting

With NetSpot you are capable of improving your home and office Wi-Fi network and boost your WiFi speed! Any 802.11 Wi-Fi network can be surveyed and visualized! All Wi-Fi adapters supported. NetSpot is your perfect assistant – WiFi site surveyor, WiFi analyzer, WiFi manager, troubleshooter, and WiFi booster.

  • featureAnalyze

    Your Wi-Fi Scanner

    NetSpot is an indispensable tool to locate signal leakages, visualize your WIFi coverage, map channel load, locate rogue access points and more. Scan your network to know more.
  • featureVisual

    Your Wi-Fi Heatmapper

    Your Wi-Fi network can work better and become more reliable. NetSpot maps your coverage area and provides real-life signal propagation heat maps. It's never been easier to locate WiFi issues.
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    Your Wi-Fi Booster

    Ever experienced low WiFi speed? Looking for the best WiFi booster app? NetSpot is capable of improving your wireless network by providing the Wi-Fi data you need to boost WiFi signal quality, speed, agility.

How to boost WiFi signal

Tired of slow network connection, bad reception, and other Wi-Fi issues? If you look hard you will find numerous tips on how to boost your WiFi signal. More details on WiFi boosters, extenders, and all WiFi enhancers here.

However the most important directions to follow are:
  1. Determine the source of interference
  2. Switch channels
  3. Try new locations for your WiFi router
  4. Upgrade your existing hardware or add new Wi-Fi access points
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The best WiFi Signal Booster App

Before setting up a WiFi range extender, download and install NetSpot. BTW you can perform wireless site survey from your laptop. NetSpot will efficiently test your WiFi signal strength all over your space and show you where the coverage is the weakest.
After you’ve installed the WiFi Booster, use NetSpot again to see how efficiently your network connection throughout has improved.

NetSpot WiFi booster app can:
  • Help optimize your home network
  • Check status of the network
  • Keep an eye on WiFi signal strength
  • Locate WiFi channels with the least interference and traffic

Boost your WiFi signal with these NetSpot editions

  • NetSpot Free (Windows)

    • For home users
    • Wi-Fi Discover mode (no export)
    • Demo projects
    • No Smart AP detection and positioning
    • Visualizations for demo projects only
    • No data points per heatmap
    • SSIDs visualized are not available
    • No snapshots or zones available
    • Hidden networks not supported
    • More features coming
  • NetSpot Home (Windows)

    • For home users
    • Full-featured Discover mode
    • Passive Wi-Fi surveys
    • Smart AP detection and positioning
    • 2 main visualizations: Signal and SIR
    • 50 data points per heatmap
    • Any number of SSIDs visualized
    • 2 snapshots and 2 zones
    • Hidden networks not supported
    • More features coming
  • NetSpot PRO (Windows)

    • For home and business users
    • Full-featured Discover mode
    • Passive and active Wi-Fi surveys
    • Smart AP detection and positioning
    • 12 professional WiFi visualizations
    • Up to 500 data points per heatmap
    • Any number of Access Points (BSSIDs) visualized
    • Up to 50 zones and 50 survey snapshots
    • Hidden networks have to be added manually
    • Extended features available in Discover and Survey modes


Visual analysis is an extremely effective approach to a wireless signal survey. NetSpot features a rich set of visualizations for an easy comparison of WiFi signals according to their connection parameters.
Passive scanning
Signal level
Shows the strength of your WiFi signal. Extremely helpful combined with other values showing how signal level corresponds to interference level for example.
Signal to Interference ratio
In case of signal-to-interference ratio assessment, the interference that's taken into consideration only relates to co-channels by other radio transmitters.
Number of access points
You can see exactly how many access points are currently detected on your wireless network.
Frequency band coverage
You can quickly and efficiently analyze various frequencies.
PHY mode coverage
Visually displays coverage by WiFi protocols/modes and identifies where 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax modes are used.
Active scanning
Download speed
The download speed values are those reflecting the rate of data transmit from the Internet to a user's computer.
Upload speed
The upload speed values are those reflecting the rate of data transmit from a user's computer to the Internet.
Wireless transmit rate
Indicates the rate at which data is transmitted from an AP to a wireless device.
Signal level
Visualizes the signal levels so that you can clearly see where they are low or non-existent and fix the issues.
Overlapping channels
When channels overlap the signal level may deteriorate as might the download and upload speeds. You can clearly see the issue and decide on a fix.
NetSpot for Mac and Windows
Runs on any MacBook (macOS 10.12+) or any laptop (Windows 7/8/10/11) with a standard 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax wireless network adapter.
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