NetSpot Mac


NetSpot provides users with all the handy tools that you need to diagnose and fix any connection issues that may arise with your wireless networks


Detects networks and troubleshoots connectivity issues

January 30, 2024
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Problems with your Mac and wireless network? Download NetSpot and you'll be able to diagnose and fix them, as it offers tools to draw a map of your house, office, or building locating both the main source of the network and the point from which you receive the signal. You can then measure which networks are available, at what intensity, and which channels are in use.

Identify connection issues

And NetSpot doesn't just tell you whether the signal quality is good or not, you can also use it to find noise sources that may be interfering in order to get the right solution to your connectivity problem. All its functions are also easily accessible, making it one of the most efficient Wi-Fi detectors and analyzers for Mac.

Two-in-one: detection and diagnosis.

Main features

  • Network detection and signal quality data.
  • Diagnose connectivity issue.
  • Create projects taking your location into account.
  • Manually map the connection zone or upload it from a file.
  • Add your own router with custom simulation parameters to a Predictive Survey project if a specific brand or model of router is not yet available.
  • A feature to select and manage multiple building objects together while working on a Planning project, allowing you to move, resize, delete, parameter, copy, and paste those objects.
  • You can also adjust the transmit power and channel width for the Access Point bands in Planning mode.

In addition, in the latest versions of NetSpot for macOS, certain aspects have been improved and corrected, such as the following:

  • There are now more makes and models of Access Point in Planning mode.
  • New advanced features for exporting, importing, and merging snapshots.

With this tool, it will be easier to find a way to solve any problem that arises when connecting to your wireless network.

Requirements and additional information:

  • Minimum operating system requirements: MacOS 10.12.
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