SoftPerfect Network Scanner

Powerful multipurpose network administration tool for Windows, macOS and Linux

SoftPerfect Network Scanner iconThis fast, highly configurable IPv4/IPv6 scanner can streamline many of your network support procedures. Its well-designed interface, light weight and portability coupled with an extensive range of options and advanced features make SoftPerfect Network Scanner an invaluable tool, whether you are a professional system administrator, someone providing occasional network maintenance, or a general user interested in computer security.

SoftPerfect Network Scanner can ping computers, scan ports, discover shared folders and retrieve practically any information about network devices via WMI, SNMP, HTTP, SSH and PowerShell. It also scans for remote services, registry, files and performance counters; offers flexible filtering and display options and exports NetScan results to a variety of formats from XML to JSON.

Key features

  • Fully supports both IPv4 and IPv6 discovery.
  • Performs a ping sweep and displays live devices.
  • Detects hardware MAC-addresses, even across routers.
  • Discovers writable and hidden shared folders.
  • Detects internal and external IP addresses.
  • Retrieves any system information via WMI, remote registry, file system and service manager.
  • Scans for listening TCP ports, some UDP and SNMP services.
  • Retrieves currently logged-on users, configured user accounts, uptime, etc.
  • Supports remote SSH, PowerShell and VBScript command execution.
  • Launches external third party applications.
  • Supports Wake-On-LAN, remote shutdown and sending network messages.
  • Exports results to HTML, XML, JSON, CSV and TXT.
  • Integrates with Nmap for OS discovery, vulnerability tests, and much more.
  • Can be run from a USB flash drive without installation.


SoftPerfect Network Scanner's main window
Main application window
SoftPerfect Network Scanner's main window with the Options menu expanded
Main application window with the Options menu expanded
SoftPerfect Network Scanner's Additional options window
Additional options
SoftPerfect Network Scanner's Workstation options window
Workstation options
Product Info & Download

Latest version

8.2.1 (5 March 2024)

Supported platforms

Windows 7 through Windows 11,
Windows Server 2008 R2 through 2022,
macOS 11 through 14+,

Some features differ between the Windows, macOS and Linux versions


Try before you buy:
free unlimited duration trial with maximum of 10 devices displayed


Windows installer

Size: 12M

Windows portable

Size: 12M

macOS disk image

Size: 19M

Linux packages +

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