With WiFi Analyzer you can carry out an analysis and discover the status of your WiFi network for instance, or find the best frequency to transmit the signal.
The latter, the frequency with which a network transmits, is very important as it's a key aspect when it comes to configuring our router. The fact is that if we use the same frequency as the PC of our neighbor or the bar we've got over the road, we'll probably end up with a very bad connection. And that's if it even works.
You can chooe the best configuration for your router.
Frequency conflicts are one of the greatest problems for WiFi connections, but there's a very simple solution: entering our router and changing the frequency. On many occasions, it's the device itself that realizes that there's a problem, but if it doesn't we'll have to change it ourselves.
And that's where WiFi Analyzer comes in, a program that helps us out by showing us all the frequencies, among other things, to see which one is the best. Windows comes along with a built-in tool that's run from the command line but, at the end of the day, it's extremely basic.
How to use WiFi Analyzer?
The first time that we open it, we'll have to choose our region. It's very important to choose the right one, because if not the results won't be at all accurate. Once we've configured everything, it will show us all kinds of vital information about our connection in the first tab, as well as our IP address, the protocol of our network card, our BSSID or the amount of time our connection has been active. The frequency conflicts can be found in the second tab, called "Analyze". From there, we'll be able to see a list of all the free and used frequencies.
On the other hand, from the "Networks" tab we can view which is the best network we can have access to. In other words, it will show us others which our computer can access, together with the dBm, indicating the strength of the signal received.