Scan, monitor, and troubleshoot wireless networks.

WiFi Explorer is a wireless networks scanner tool to quickly identify channel conflicts, signal overlapping or configuration problems that may be affecting the connectivity and performance of your home or office wireless network.

Download WiFi Explorer on the Mac App Store

WiFi Explorer


  • Easy-to-use, intuitive user interface
  • Graphical visualization of the wifi environment
  • Works with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac wireless networks
  • Supports 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency bands as well as 20, 40, 80 and 160 MHz channels
  • Signal quality estimations based on signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)
  • Accurate conversion from dBm to percentage (%) for easier analysis and optimization
  • Detailed description of information elements (IE) advertised by the access point for advanced troubleshooting
  • Device name discovery of access points (if available)
  • Selectable and sortable columns
  • Customizable colors for easily tracking particular networks
  • Editable column for labels or annotations
  • Save results for later review and analysis
  • Export metrics and network details to CSV file format
  • Full screen mode
  • Comprehensive help
  • Runs in Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite


Learn More

To learn more about how to use WiFi Explorer, read Troubleshooting wireless networks with WiFi Explorer.