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WifiChannelMonitor is a utility for Windows that captures wifi traffic on the channel you choose, using Microsoft Network Monitor capture driver in monitor mode, and displays extensive information about access points and the wifi clients connected to them.

WifiChannelMonitor also allows you to view the information about wifi clients that are not connected to any access points, including the list of SSIDs (network names) that they are trying to connect.

For every access point, the following information is displayed: SSID, MAC Address, Device Manufacturer , PHY Type, Channel, RSSI, Security, Beacons Count, Probe Responses Count, Data Bytes, Retransmitted Data Bytes, and more...

For every client, the following information is displayed: MAC Address, Device Manufacturer, SSID list that the client tries to connect, Sent Data Bytes, Received Data Bytes, Probe Requests Count, and more...

To install WifiChannelMonitor, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install wifichannelmonitor

To upgrade WifiChannelMonitor, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade wifichannelmonitor


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'wifichannelmonitor'
    $url = ''
    $checksum = 'd24bc44a96a12f9284e0513c1e93aafb47178e748cb73fe09057051f82954e0c'
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $url64 = ''
    $checksum64 = 'd4e26926fa3da64b96fc381e3fa8a7d37cae1b7490ffd709282b8143203cabd5'
    $checksumType64 = 'sha256'
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $installFile = Join-Path $toolsDir "$($packageName).exe"
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                 -Url "$url" `
                                 -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                                 -Url64bit "$url64" `
                                 -Checksum "$checksum" `
                                 -ChecksumType "$checksumType" `
                                 -Checksum64 "$checksum64" `
                                 -ChecksumType64 "$checksumType64"
    Set-Content -Path ("$installFile.gui") `
                -Value $null

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Nir Sofer


© 2014 NirSoft


Release Notes


  • Automatically built and uploaded by dtgm

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
WifiChannelMonitor 1.56 237 Thursday, March 8, 2018 approved
WifiChannelMonitor 1.55 143 Sunday, February 18, 2018 approved
WifiChannelMonitor 1.48 277 Tuesday, April 25, 2017 approved
WifiChannelMonitor 1.47 252 Sunday, January 22, 2017 approved
WifiChannelMonitor 1.42 221 Saturday, June 11, 2016 approved
WifiChannelMonitor 1.41 251 Friday, January 8, 2016 approved
WifiChannelMonitor 1.40 169 Tuesday, October 20, 2015 approved
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