Comparison of wireless site survey applications

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The following table compares general information and features for a number of wireless site survey applications.

Product Creator Operating system Cost (USD) Software license Passive surveys Active surveys Simult. passive+active surveys Predictive Surveys Prediction Calibration 802.11ac support Capacity planning & analysis Support for multiple external adapters GPS support Online maps integration Reporting Export to Google Earth Certified training courses available Automatic wall detection from CAD
AirMagnet Survey[1][2] Fluke Networks Windows $3,447 and up Proprietary Yes Yes Yes Yes, Pro version only No Yes No Yes Yes, Pro version only Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Ekahau Site Survey[3][4] Ekahau Windows $2,295 and up Proprietary Yes Yes Yes Yes, Pro version only No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes, Pro version only No Yes Yes
iBwave Wi-Fi® iBwave Solutions Windows $3,195 Proprietary Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
iBwave Wi-Fi® Mobile iBwave Solutions Android $150 and up Proprietary Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No No No No Yes No No No
TamoGraph Site Survey[2][5] TamoSoft Windows $899 and up Proprietary Yes Yes Yes Yes, Pro version only No Yes No Yes Yes, Pro version only Yes Yes Yes Yes No
VisiWave Site Survey[6] AZO Technologies Windows $549 Proprietary Yes Yes No No No Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes No No
NetSpot[7] NetSpot Mac/
Windows
$149, free home ver./
free Windows ver.
Proprietary Yes Yes, Pro version only Yes No No Yes No No No No Yes No No No
Meritech ISite[8] Meritech Windows $495 and up Proprietary Yes No No Yes No Yes No No Yes No Yes No No No

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