List of Wi-Fi Traffic Analysis Tools

This post summarizes some tools for Wi-Fi Traffic Analysis.
Some of the most populars are Wireshark and CommView for Wi-Fi.

List of Wi-Fi Traffic Analysis Tools

Tools for Wi-Fi Traffic Analysis:
  • Software Applications
    • CommView for WiFi
    • Wireshark Pilot Tool
    • OmniPeek
    • AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer
    • Capsa Free Network Analyzer
    • PRTG
    • Observer Analyzer
    • Cambium Networks WiFi Designer
    • TamoSoft Throughput Test
    • SoftPerfect Network Protocol Analyzer
  • Devices
    • OptiView XG Network Analysis Tablet
    • OneTouch AT Network Assistant

Wi-Fi Traffic Analysis Application Software

CommView for WiFi

CommView for WiFi is a wireless network monitor and analyzer software for 802.11 a/b/g/n networks. It captures packets to display important information such as the list of APs and stations, per-node and per-channel statistics, signal strength, a list of packets and network connections, protocol distribution charts, etc. By providing this information, CommView for WiFi can view and examine packets, pinpoint network problems, and troubleshoot software and hardware.

Official web

Wireshark Pilot Tool

Wireshark is a software application developed.

Pilot is a network analysis and reporting tool that integrates with Wireshark. It was announced on 2008, as it can be read on this link.

Official website

OmniPeek

OmniPeek is a network protocol analyzer software application developed by company LiveAction. It was originally developed by company Savvius.

AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer

AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer is a product developed by company NetAlly.
There was a solution with the same name developed by company Netscout. I ignore if it is the same solution.

Capsa Free Network Analyzer

Capsa Free Network Analyzer is a software application developed by company Colasoft.

PRTG

PRTG Network Monitor is a network monitor software application developed by company Paessler.

Observer Analyzer

Observer Analyzer is a software application by American company Via Solutions.

Cambium Networks Wi-Fi Designer

Wi-Fi Designer is an application tool developed by Dutch company Cambium Networks.

Official web

TamoSoft Throughput Test

TamoSoft Throughput Test is a software application developed by company TamoSoft Ltd.

Official web

SoftPerfect Network Protocol Analyzer

SoftPerfect Network Protocol Analyzer is a software developed by company SoftPerfect.

SoftPerfect Network Protocol Analyzer for Windows Screenshot

Official download page

Wi-Fi Traffic Analysis Devices

OptiView XG Network Analysis Tablet

OptiView XG Network Analysis Tablet is a tablet developed by American company NetScout.

You can read the data sheet on this link.

OneTouch AT G2 Network Tester

OneTouch AT G2 Network Tester is a device developed by American company NetScout.

Latest update to this device was done in 2016. You can read the official release news on this link.

Buy OneTouch AT G2 Network Tester at A. T. E. Corp

Discontinued Wi-Fi Traffic Analysis Tools

List of discontinued Wi-Fi Traffic Analysis Tools:

  • SteelCentral Packet Analyzer
    • SteelCentral Packet Analyzer
    • Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
  • ┬áDevices
    • Sniffer Portable Professional

Discontinued Wi-Fi Traffic Analysis Software Applications

SteelCentral Packet Analyzer

SteelCentral Packet Analyzer is a discontinued software application developed by Riverbed
The official EOL/EOS statement was published on this external link.
Packet Analyzer reached End of Availability (EoA) effective April 16, 2020. Riverbed continued to provide support until either April 15, 2025 or until the end of the current paid subscription period, whichever comes first.

Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector

Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector is a discontinued software application developed by company Xirrus. Xirrus portafolio is now part of Dutch company Cambium Networks, as it is announced on this external link.
Last Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector update was done on 2017. The product has been discontinued and it is no longer available to be downloaded from any official source.
Nevertheless, Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector is still available in some alternative download links.
According to Cambium Networks, Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector replacement is their own tool Cambium Networks Wi-Fi Designer, also featured on this post.
You can find a discussion from Cambium Networks about Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector on this external link.

Discontinued Wi-Fi Traffic Analysis Devices

Sniffer Portable Professional

Sniffer Portable Professional is a device developed by American company NetScout.

I cannot find much information on the internet about it, so I assume that it has been discountinued.

You can find the data sheet on this external link.

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