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 Simultaneous passive & active survey Simulated APs & coverage 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][3] NetScout Systems 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[4][5] Ekahau Windows/

Mac(beta)

$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 $1,495 & up Proprietary Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
iBwave Wi-Fi® Mobile iBwave Solutions Android $625 and up Proprietary Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No No No Yes No Yes No
TamoGraph Site Survey[2][6] TamoSoft Windows $899 and up Proprietary Yes Yes Yes Yes, Pro version only No Yes Yes Yes Yes, Pro version only Yes Yes Yes Yes No
VisiWave Site Survey[7] AZO Technologies Windows $549 Proprietary Yes Yes No No No Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes No No
NetSpot WiFi Site Survey[8] 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[9] Meritech Windows $495 and up Proprietary Yes No No Yes No Yes No No Yes No Yes No No No

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