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Author Topic: NetLimiter alternative?  (Read 6504 times)

Dr-Leech

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NetLimiter alternative?
« on: January 09, 2007, 11:00:11 AM »
Hi,

Anyone knows a good NetLimiter alternative?
Because I don't like how NL manages my program access to internet, and it's very crashable.

PS: NetLimiter limits the access to the internet of the programs you use, so you can limit the download/upload of specific applications to avoid extreme usage of bandwidth in that apps that doesn't have a limit or something in the options.

Thanks

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Re: NetLimiter alternative?
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2007, 12:18:29 AM »
Dr. Leech, I haven't had the same problems (yet) with NetLimiter, but here a page of suggestions to start with:

              http://www.programur...ftware/bandwidth.htm

A lot of this software is related to FTP transfers, but I have not found any freeware in this category. You might also test something like File Catalyst.
« Last Edit: January 10, 2007, 12:23:51 AM by zridling »

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Re: NetLimiter alternative?
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2007, 08:57:56 AM »
Check out cfosSpeed - doesn't just do speed limiting but some "quality of service" like packet reordering too.
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Re: NetLimiter alternative?
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2007, 09:31:50 AM »
Thanks guys..

I'm now trying the demo of Softperfect Bandwidth Manager. I'll review it after try and if I buy it.

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Re: NetLimiter alternative?
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2007, 09:52:50 AM »
Another one (I think someone from DC mentioned it to me last year) is NetPeeker.  It has some firewall-like features, but it also does what Netlimiter does.
http://www.net-peeker.com/


Personally, I've tried some of these programs, and I like Netlimiter.  I think you're right about the crashing bit, I remember it being just a tad unstable sometimes.  But it's interface was the easiest and most efficient for just bandwidth limiting.