TCP/IP Test Tools Survey

TCP/IP Test Tools Survey

March 2020

We tested different network testing solutions. Here are the results.

Item Name Description Free/Paid Last Updated URL/Download
1ttcputility for measuring network throughput, between two systems, using TCP. Popular on Unix-type systemsFREE https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ttcp
2netperfnetwork bandwidth testing between two hosts FREE https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netperf
3NetPIPEprotocol independent performance test toolFREE https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NetPIPE
4TCP Test Tool 3.0initiate and capture TCP packets for debugging TCP session connectivityFREE April 2011 Tcp-test-tool.software.informer.com
5ExpertTCPTCP throughput testing – generates and analyzes multiple TCP streams over 1 and 10 Gbps networksPAIDhttps://www.gl.com/rfc-6349-based-tcp-throughput-testing.html
6ipnetunerinternet connection optimizer – measure TCP performancePAIDchanged its name to opentuner?
7NetloadTCP traffic generator at line speeds (via hardware solution)PAIDWww.netloadinc.com/
8Engage Packet Builder 2.2scriptable packet builder for Windows – generates unusual packetsFREE Jan 2012engage-packet-builder.software.informer.com
9Etherscope NxGPortable wireless performance analysis systemPAIDnetally.com/products/etherscopenxg
10BwpingMeasure bandwidth and response time between two hosts using ICMPFREE Nov 2019https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BWPing
11FlowgrindMeasure TCP throughput and other metrics among distributed server processes, esp. for wireless mesh networksFREE Sept 2016http://www.flowgrind.net/

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