Monitor Internet Bandwidth (Download/Upload Limit) & Speed - FreeWare


Internet users with BroadBand Connectivity are increasing day by day. The number of broadband service providers are also increasing with the demand. However, the package they provide is in such a way that if you want the highest speed a service provider provides, you'll have to select a package that provides limited amount of download and upload data. Though the unlimited download/upload options is always there but with a less connectivity speed.

Those of you who have highest or higher speed and with limitation to few GBs to download/upload, here is a very handy tool that allows you to visually monitor your internet connection by displaying a scrolling graph that shows your upload and download speed over time. BitMeter 2 -

BitMeter is a freeware, i.e. you can download and use it completely free. There's no trial period or sign up required, not even time limited features. The developers also gaurantee about No Spyware, Adware. You can monitor your internet speed graphically as well as numerically. Different colors on the graph represents upload/download speed and in the lower part of the window, you can see the current speed. The display updates itself every second.

You can use Statistics Window to see your past day's or week's activities. Also, the data shown in each of the graphs is also available numerically. You can export it in a spreadsheet for detailed analysis. There's one nice feature called Alerts: With this feature, BitMeter can notify you when you have uploaded/downloaded a certain amount, or if your speed goes above or below any limit that you specify. This will be very useful and helpful for the people having connection of download/upload limit. Even though Alert feature is given, there's an additional and a very specific feature called ISP Restrictions. Simply enter details of your monthly quota, and BitMeter will warn you when you approach your limit.

There are plenty of other features BitMeter comes with, Few of the other important features are listed below. Source:

  • Audio notification at regular (configurable) time intervals - different tones are played according to your current upload or download speed (tone boundaries are also configurable)
  • Audio notification each time a certain amount of data is transferred (uploaded, downloaded or both)
  • Animated System Tray icon shows upload and download speeds
  • Check for new version (with auto-check option and proxy support)
  • Select any combination of network cards to monitor or ignore
  • Configurable graph scale - set to any value, or set to auto-adjust according to your speed
  • Connection Speed Helper
  • Option to display current graph maximum on screen
  • Change units used in readout (Kb,KB,Mb,MB)
  • Change graph type (bar or line graph)
  • Interval bars with adjustable time period
  • Adjustable scroll interval (anywhere between 1 and 60 seconds)
  • Save favorite color combinations for later use, or use one of the preconfigured color-schemes.
  • Configure System Tray tooltip information (including speeds and days totals)
  • Show or hide readout area, or adjust its font-size.
  • Auto-start option for current user, or all users
  • Manual and automatic backup options of configuration and traffic history information.
BiMmeter 2 requires version 1.1 or later of the Microsoft .NET framework to be installed. Click Here to download BitMeter 2.

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