HeatMapper is a program which allows to design a graphic representation of Wi-Fi signals. Developed by Ekahau, it is available whether for experts or beginners. Following are its detailed features.
Mapping: After the user has launched the application, it captures all the signals transmitted at a given place and draws a detailed map. This option allows to know the coverage capacity of wireless system wherever it is.
Information: Thanks to this graph, HeatMapper allows the user to exactly know all the Wi-Fi access points in the nearby and determine the power as well as the quality of each signal. He can even know the issues preventing efficient transmission.
Detection: One of the software's features is its ability to detect the security settings on each wireless system. It also detects all open and operational networks in a specific area. This function eases the research of some problems which may occur.
Operating system: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
File size: 100 MB
RAM: 1 GB
Processor: 1 Ghz
Hard disk: 2 GB
The download of HeatMapper is completely free of charge.
The software's installation takes only few minutes.