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 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

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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

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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Sep 30, 2015 - PingPlotter for OS X - Preview Edition

A year or so ago we abandoned the dream of cross-compiling PingPlotter v3 onto Mac in favor of a ground up rewrite. This decision set back PingPlotter Mac's release date, but the result is a stronger base from which this and future platforms (like the recent iOS release) can emerge. Today, we're excited to invite you to run a preview!

PingPlotter for OS X - Preview Edition is available to PingPlotter (Standard or Pro) license owners on active maintenance through the account system.

We think the new Mac build is awesome, but the preview has some ground to cover as far as features go. If you're using the the old version, there are a few reasons why you might hold off on an upgrade. Find more details on the Pingman Tools Forum.

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Aug 3, 2015 - PingPlotter on Your iPhone

PingPlotter is finally available in the App Store! Here's what people are saying about it:

  • "Great app and great customer service!"
  • "... this is the app to have! Way more helpful than running a speed test."
  • "it's great... to be able to troubleshoot issues [straight] from my phone."

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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.

Normal Packet Loss and Latency?

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

Continuous Ping Testing

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

Diagnosing Bandwidth Saturation

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