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WiFi Explorer Pro 3

The leading Wi-Fi scanner for WLAN professionals.

WiFi Explorer Pro 3 is a Wi-Fi scanner and analyzer for Mac built to assist WLAN and IT professionals in designing, validating, and troubleshooting wireless networks.

7-day free trial. Requires macOS 10.14 or later.

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Regular price: US$129.99 + US$29.99

Expert Features

Get an expert overview of the Wi-Fi landscape to quickly assess and find common problems that might affect your Wi-Fi network’s performance or connectivity.

Built For All Environments

Filter and organize scan results by name, physical access point, or vendor to better visualize and troubleshoot networks in any environment.

Additional Integrations

Visualize information from other wireless and non-802.11 energy sources using available integrations to understand better the effects of interference and channel utilization on your wireless network.

Designed for Wi-Fi professionals and enthusiasts

Traditional Wi-Fi scanners give you just the necessary information about nearby Wi-Fi networks. WiFi Explorer Pro 3 goes beyond to provide you with a set of expert features to help you analyze and assess home, small office, and enterprise Wi-Fi networks.

Industry Leading Features

Scan Modes Active Active Active, Directed & Passive*
Filtering Standard Advanced Advanced
Saving of Scan Results
Detailed Network Capabilities
Custom Column Profiles and Column Pinning
Coloring Rules
Organization of Networks by Name, AP, or Vendor
SSID Overhead Estimation
Spectrum Analysis, BLE & Zigbee Integration
Capture File Import Support
Remote Capture & Sensor Support

*Passive mode is only available on Intel-based Macs.

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Polished in every detail

We have developed WiFi Explorer Pro 3 to be fast and clean. With WiFi Explorer Pro 3, you can focus on important information as you navigate the scan results. You can also customize graphs to adjust to different screen sizes and hide or show network information depending on your needs, including labels, device names, or annotations.

Better than a Wi‑Fi scanner

The spectrum analysis integration in WiFi Explorer Pro 3 lets you visualize RF information and correlate it with Wi-Fi data to identify non-802.11 energy sources and better understand the effects of interference and channel utilization on your wireless network.

Compatible spectrum analyzers:

Flexible and powerful

WiFi Explorer Pro 3 offers different ways to find and monitor Wi-Fi networks. Whether you’re using your Mac’s built-in Wi-Fi adapter, a supported remote sensor or access point, or an external adapter, WiFi Explorer Pro 3 will show you the information of all the networks it can find in the same, useful manner. You can also import scan results from a capture file and external programs, such as AirPort Utility, Aruba Utilities, Analiti.

Multiple Scan Modes

Find Wi-Fi networks using active, directed, or passive* scan modes.

Custom Column Profiles

Create column profiles and add columns from more than 550 available fields.

Organization of Scan Results

Organize networks by SSID, physical access point, or vendor.

Associated Clients

Identify and show the information of associated clients for nearby access points.

Custom Filters and Coloring Rules

Create custom filters or coloring rules for specific troubleshooting tasks.

Remote Scan Support

Scan for Wi-Fi networks remotely by using a supported remote sensor or AP.

Spectrum Analysis Integration

Identify non-802.11 interference by using a supported spectrum analyzer.

Proximity Beacon Integration

Identify nearby proximity beacons using your Mac’s built-in BLE radio.

Zigbee Integration

Identify Zigbee networks by using a supported Zigbee adapter.

SSID Overhead Estimation

Estimate SSID overhead to help assess channel utilization.

Capture File Support

Import captures files to visualize the networks found on them.

External Adapter Support

Scan for Wi-Fi networks by using external adapters via EASE.

* Passive scan mode is not available on Apple silicon Macs with an M1 chip.

7-day free trial. Requires macOS 10.14 or later.

Related Blog Posts

Capturing Wi-Fi packets on your Mac using external adapters

March 8th, 2021|

If you don't have a remote sensor, you can still do packet captures on one or more channels using external USB Wi-Fi adapters. However, because we can't use external adapters natively as we do with the Mac's built-in Wi-Fi adapter, we need EASE (External Adapter Support Environment). 

Using a Raspberry Pi 4 as a remote sensor for WiFi Explorer Pro and Airtool

February 17th, 2021|

This blog post will show you how to configure a Raspberry Pi 4 with an external Wi-Fi adapter to be used as a remote sensor in WiFi Explorer Pro and Airtool. We will assume you have a fresh installed Raspberry Pi 4 using Raspberry Pi OS.

What’s going on, Apple? – Part 2

February 5th, 2021|

For years, packet capturing in the Mac using the built-in Wi-Fi adapter has always worked reliably out of the box, and it is one of the main reasons many Wi-Fi professionals love their Macs to do their jobs. Unfortunately, packet capturing is now broken in the new M1 Mac. 

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