NetTraffic – network traffic monitoring (bandwidth) and Internet speed in your Windows system tray
Measurement of data transmitted through Internet has become common practice among users, especially when the tariff plan is home Internet is not unlimited, and do not want to exceed monthly quotas of traffic. In addition, providers do not always provide the speed stated in the service plan, so many people watching this just to know what they are paying their money.
To perform both the challenges mentioned above, there are many tools and NetTraffic for Windows is just one of those. Free software helps you to control Internet traffic on a wide range of network interfaces.
After installation, NetTraffic adds a system tray an icon that will be there all the time. After clicking on this icon, you receive a miniature chart that shows the current speed of the Internet. The graph is updated in real time, and lets you explore and analyze the speed of downloading and uploading.
Click the right mouse button on the chart window or the icon in the system tray will open the context menu through which you can get into very detailed statistics. This report allows you to carefully study the history of bandwidth usage. The General tab allows to view information for year, month, day and even hour. The program takes into account everything that is connected with data transmission. For example, you can easily check the total number of transmitted and received bytes or the total time elapsed from the moment that the network interface has become active. The report consists of current, average and projected data.
On the tab «Graphics / Tables» the information is displayed in a somewhat different way. Here you can view and analyze information pertaining to certain date ranges.
If you are not satisfied with the color by default, you can always change its style in the settings NetTraffic. There is available some other useful options, including the ability to select the network interfaces that will be considered by the program.
NetTraffic works on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. Supported 32-bit and 64-bit edition operating systems.
NetTraffic from the developer’s site