Colasoft MAC Scanner
Just like you may be tempted to believe by reading its name, Colasoft MAC Scanner is an application developed to scan IP addresses in a network and retrieve information on MAC addresses.
While rookies usually stay away from this kind of tools, Colasoft MAC Scanner should cause absolutely no problem to them, as it relies on very user-friendly features.
In fact, it's not necessarily the user-friendly approach the secret weapon that makes the program so straightforward, but also the limited number of features with no configuration options.
The main window is indeed intuitive and prompt the user to input the local subnet, which is actually the IP range to be scanned. Once the process begins, Colasoft MAC Scanner displays information such as IP, MAC address, hostname and manufacturer, all presented in the same window.
What's more, you can always export the results to TXT or CSV formats, while at the same time you're allowed to select one or more results and copy them to clipboard.
A settings menu is also available, but there's nothing too complicated because the only option available there lets you configure the scan threats number.
Colasoft MAC Scanner usually completes the scanning process in a few seconds, but this also depends on your settings. It remains light on hardware resources and works smoothly on all Windows versions.
All things considered, Colasoft MAC Scanner is a handy piece of software that could attract those looking for an app with no configuration options. Advanced users on the other hand could be disappointed, mostly due to this very simple approach.