NetScanTools Basic Edition is a freeware bundle of basic networking tools for Windows which includes a graphical user interface instead of the typical cmd prompt tools included in Windows.
The application is useful for network administrators or really anybody who uses networking tools like ping, traceroute or whois.
The ping tool provides the usual like response time, TTL and status with a textual or graphical layout while traceroute will display a clean list of hops and response times.
Overall, NetScanTools Basic is a good program for what it provides and serves as a starting point for the developers' shareware version which includes additional tools.
NetScanTools Basic Edition is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from network software without restrictions. NetScanTools Basic Edition 2.51 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).
Compatibility with this ping software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from Northwest Performance Software.
We have tested NetScanTools Basic 2.51 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]