FreeMeter Bandwidth Monitor
FreeMeter Bandwidth Monitor is a small and portable utility that analyzes data transferred over the PC's network interfaces, and reveals statistics in a graphical representation. It is oriented toward users with some minimal background in such tools.
Since the app does not come with a setup pack, you can simply drop it anywhere on the hard drive and run the executable file. Otherwise, you can store FreeMeter Bandwidth Monitor on a USB flash drive or similar device, and run it on any computer.
What's more important is that items are not left behind in the Windows Registry or on the hard drive after program removal. Also, you can keep the utility in your pocket whenever you're on the move.
The interface of FreeMeter Bandwidth Monitor is represented by a very small frame that you can move to any position on the screen. By default, it stays on top of other windows.
So, you can view a graph with the download and upload traffic, together with download and upload speed, time and scale. By opening the context menu, you can establish the update time interval and measurement unit, as well as select the interfaces.
There are a few customization preferences available, regarding the app's interface. Therefore, you can cycle colors, adjust the hue, alter the default frame and text color, as well as set the opacity level. Other tools of FreeMeter Bandwidth Monitor involve a URL grabber and email notification service, along with Ping, Traceroute and UPnP NAT utilities. Moreover, you can view log details and check for program updates.
FreeMeter Bandwidth Monitor is very low-demanding when it comes the CPU and system memory, so it doesn't put a strain on the computer's overall performance. It is very responsive to commands. No error dialogs have been displayed in our testing and the app did not hang or crash. On the other hand, no recent updates have been made to this program. Other than that, FreeMeter Bandwidth Monitor should please all users who want to monitor network traffic.