What are the best tools to measure my bandwidth strength at home?

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  1. 16

    #1SpeedSmart

    SpeedSmart

    SpeedSmart is a free application for iOs that tests and evaluates cellular and wi-fi connection. It also features a bandwidth calculator and the results of download, upload and ping speed. 

    Apps

    Web, iOS

    Free

    Marilyn Gilbert
    Written on October 4, 2018
    "This app works on my phone whenever I want to check our internet speed. 👍"
  2. 12

    #2Xfinity Speed Test

    Xfinity Speed Test

    Xfinity Speed Test is an online tool for checking the network's bandwidth strength. Developed by Comcast, it gathers information in download and upload speed for free. 

    Online Tools

    Free

    Ralph Powell
    Written on October 4, 2018
    "I just clicked the Start button and it worked! Cool!"
  3. 9

    #3SpeedOf.Me

    SpeedOf.Me

    SpeedOf.Me is an online tool developed in 2011 for speed test checking. Requiring no Flash or Java, it features HTML5 technology and a real-time bandwidth graph which is compatible with Windows, Android, iOS and other devices. 

    Online Tools

    Free

    Harini Mehra
    Written on October 4, 2018
    "The graphics are more catchy to the eye and that's why I use this for checking our bandwidth strength at home. "
  1. 3

    #4Fast

    Fast

    Fast.com is a free and simple online tool for monitoring bandwidth strength where you don't have to make any single click for checking your broadband speed. It was powered and developed by Netflix. 

    Online Tools

    Free

    Nancy Rodriguez
    Written on October 4, 2018
    "From its name, it was really fast. I can know my internet speed within minutes. "
  2. 3

    #5ManageEngine Netflow Analyzer

    ManageEngine Netflow Analyzer

    ManageEngine Netflow Analyzer is a software compatible with Windows and Linux that monitors bandwidth and gives Cisco Medianet reports. It is also available as an app for iOS devices. 

    Software

    Windows, Linux, iOS

    Price upon request

    Yolanda García
    Written on October 4, 2018
    "Finally, a bandwidth analyzer for Linux users like me. 👌"
  3. 2

    #6Speedcheck

    Speedcheck

    Speedcheck Internet Speed Test is an app that allows users to test an internet connection's speed. It can also be used as a tool to test download and upload speed, track past results, comment on tests, and more.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Anna Fox
    Written on October 4, 2018
    "I was looking for an app to check my bandwidth strength. Good thing that it's applicable to my Android phone. "
  4. 2

    #7Speedtest by Ookla

    Speedtest by Ookla

    Speedtest is a useful app that informs you about your internet speed and network activities with just one tap. It also helps you troubleshoot network problems to achieve fast internet connection speed.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Patrick Dean
    Written on October 4, 2018
    "The result was pretty much accurate. Nice. "
  5. 1

    #8Cacti

    Cacti

    Cacti is a software that monitors open-source networks and its strength which is compatible with Linux and Windows operating systems. Using a graph, it shows the network bandwidth usage on the interface. 

    Software

    Windows, Linux

    Free

    Nicholas Russell
    Written on October 4, 2018
    "Perfect for Linux users who are looking for free software to check their internet speed. "

Summary

Best What are the best tools to measure my bandwidth strength at home
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1SpeedSmartApps 16 Free
2Xfinity Speed TestOnline Tools 12 Free
3SpeedOf.MeOnline Tools 9 Free
4FastOnline Tools 3 Free
5ManageEngine Netflow AnalyzerSoftware 3 Free
6SpeedcheckApps 2 Free
7Speedtest by OoklaApps 2 Free
8CactiSoftware 1 Free
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