Category: Utilities
WiFi Explorer

WiFi Explorer

       Mac OS

Scan, monitor, and troubleshoot wireless networks with WiFi Explorer.

Quickly identify channel conflicts, signal overlapping or configuration problems that may be affecting the connectivity and performance of your home or office wireless network.

Get an insight into the network details: name (SSID), MAC address (BSSID), device manufacturer, signal strength (RSSI), noise, channel, band, security configuration, supported data rates and much more.

• Easy-to-use, intuitive user interface
• Graphical visualization of the wifi environment
• Signal strength, noise and SNR time graphs
• Supports 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency bands as well as 20, 40, 80 and 160 MHz channels
• Works with IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac networks
• Comprehensive app's help describes how to use the tool the most effective way


• Signal quality ratings based on signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)
• Accurate conversion from dBm to percentage (%) for easier analysis and optimization
• Export metrics and network details to CSV file format
• Save results for later review and analysis
• Device name discovery for access points (if available)
• Editable column for labels or annotations
• Selectable and sortable columns
• Adjustable graph timescales
• Quick filtering
• Customizable colors for easily tracking particular networks (10.7 or above)
• Full screen mode (10.7 or above)

Requires a Mac with built-in WiFi. External WiFi adapters are not supported.


If you have something good to say about WiFi Explorer, please share it with others by writing a review on the Mac App Store. If you find a problem or have a concern, please visit the WiFi Explorer Support website and send me a message so we can resolve it.

What's new

• Fixed incorrect conversion from dBm to % for extremely high RSSI values.
• Fixed error that causes previous used filter to reappear at every launch of the app.
• Fixed incorrect data rate information for 802.11ac networks configured with 40 MHz channel widths.
• Updated vendors database.

For tips and support, follow @wifiexplorer ( on Twitter


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Last changed:
Jun 03, 2014
Adrian Granados
2.3 MB

Current Version Average Rating:
5.00 (26)

All Versions Average Rating:
4.50 (270)
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WiFi Explorer 5.00 out of 5 based on 26 ratings.