SoftPerfect Network Scanner is a program designed for system administrators who need to make sure if there's a device connected to their network without their approval. This utility fetches detailed information regarding the devices that are being connected to your network and lets you export the offered report to your local folders.
The first thing you need to do is to enter the IPv4 range for the scanning process. Then, all you need to do is to click over the "Start Scanning" button and wait for the application to complete the given task. The program will display a list with the names, IP addresses, and MAC addresses of the connected devices. You can get access to more information by right-clicking over one of the listed devices and selecting the "Properties" option.
The app lets you choose between multiple filtering options, provides you with info regarding the hidden shared folders, allows you to send messages to any of the listed devices via a built-in messenger service, and so much more. You can also export the offered list to various formats.
The only thing you need to take into consideration if you decide to give this app a try is that you need to know a few things about system administrating in order to work with this tool.
To conclude, you should definitely try this network scanner if you're a system administrator.
- Lets you export scan results to various formats.
- You can define various shortcut keys.
- Fast scanning speed.
- Comes with a built-in search tool.
- Detects hidden shared folders
- Unsuitable for average computer users