In every home, there are a few corners that Wi-Fi cannot touch. Moving your router and changing the settings can make a difference — but making adjustments is usually a matter of trial and error. NetSpot Home for Mac and Windows makes the process much easier by creating a heatmap of signal strength throughout your home or office. You can get this useful app now for $19 via MakeUseOf Deals.
It’s easy to forget that Wi-Fi uses radio waves. Just like your standard FM tuner, Wi-Fi signals struggle to pass through solid objects. In addition, your router may be drowned out by interference from other local networks.
NetSpot Home helps you find and fix these problems in minutes. The desktop app provides a unique set of diagnostic tools, and it’s really easy to use.
If you install NetSpot Home on a laptop, you can use your device as a surveying tool. As you walk around your home, the software tests the signal strength of your network and builds a heatmap.
In addition, NetSpot Home lets you analyze the networks around you. You can sort by SSID, channel, vendor, security, and more. This data helps you optimize the settings on your own router, such as changing the channel to avoid interference.
Lifetime License for $19
Order now for $19 to get NetSpot Home on Mac or Windows, with lifetime updates included (worth $68).