See the network, pinpoint the problem

Get notified about network problems the moment they occur and find culprits quickly with PingPlotter's network performance graphs and alerting system. All desktop licenses enjoy free mobile edition upgrades.

Find Network Problems Faster

PingPlotter is a graphical traceroute and ping tool that visualizes network performance in a way that makes identifying the source of problems quicker and easier

Prove the source of network problems

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Start tracing in three easy steps

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Map the route between your computer and a target

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Graph performance for multiple traceroute hops

PingPlotter Standard map the traceroute

Receive notifications when network conditions change

PingPlotter Standard alerts

Easier Troubleshooting

For everyone, from online gamers and video streamers to VoIP admins and IT pros

For Home

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Find and fix network problems related to online games, video chat, streaming movies, broadband phone, and other network based services.

Inform decisions about

  • Switching internet providers
  • Upgrading bandwidth
  • Buying new routers, modems, and other hardware

For Business

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Monitor and troubleshoot LAN, WAN, Cloud, or VoIP networks to minimize downtime and maximize productivity.

Enhance critical operations

  • Empower evidence based problem solving
  • Communicate technical concepts more effectively
  • Find solutions, and delight customers, faster

PingPlotter News

Nov 12, 2015 - Try PingPlotter for Mac OS X Free

Everything required to "See the Network, Pinpoint the Problem" is included in the new PingPlotter Mac Preview. Anyone interested in peeking at the future of the OS X platform is free to trial for thirty days or run free mode as long as they like. License owners can upgrade this, and future, releases (even the imminent official release) as long as their maintenance is active. Check out the announcement page for downloads and more information about Preview #3.

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Oct 22, 2015 - PingPlotter v4.10.0 - Enhanced Alerts and Subscriptions

Alerts received a revamp in PingPlotter 4.1. This version includes new event options, easier email setup, and "Sample" alerts that can be copied and modified as needed. Several bug fixes and miscellaneous improvements are also contained in the release along with support for an upcoming subscription option for customers who prefer to pay as they go. More details about the latest version are available on the release notes page.

Customers with active maintenance can update for no charge. Downloads are available in the account system and pingplotter.com.

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Oct 7, 2015 - Video Tutorial: Analyzing PingPlotter Data

PingPlotter graphs contain hoards of information, but the interesting bits are easily overlooked when you aren't sure what to focus on. If you're looking at your traces wondering "What the?", our latest tutorial video can help you out. Analyzing PingPlotter Data demonstrates some patterns to look for when trying to pinpoint network problems.

Watch it on Youtube

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Important Stuff

PingPlotter for iOS Released

Enjoy PingPlotter on iPhone & iPad and share data with your desktop

Getting Started Guide

Step by step instructions and an overview of PingPlotter's capabilities.

Common Network Problems

Learn how to identify and approach frequently experienced networking issues.

Step-By-Step Troubleshooting Guide

A walkthrough that covers how to collect the data you need, pinpoint your problem, and find a solution.

Mobile Troubleshooting Tips

Some ideas about how to troubleshoot more effectively by adding mobile

Continuous Ping Testing

Monitor constantly and capture evidence of network problems as they occur.

Normal Packet Loss and Latency?

Learn about what to look for when interpreting network performance metrics?

Diagnosing Bandwidth Saturation

Avoid pushing networks beyond their limits by identifying when overuse occurs.