5 Free Windows Tools to monitor Your Internet Usage
Internet service providers offer different plans for home Internet If you have too much use of the Internet, you can go for an unlimited usage plan that costs higher. But for the normal Internet users, a limited Internet plan is good. These kinds of plans are cheaper and come with a quota. But there is always a risk of exceeding the quota. In this case, your service provider will charge you higher. Unlimited plans also have a high-speed quota. So, it is nice to have a tool that helps you to monitor your Internet usage. With the help of these tools, you will never exceed your data quota. In this post, I am listing 5 free windows programs that will monitor your Internet usage.
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Free Windows Tools to monitor Your Internet Usage
Here is the list of best free Windows tools to monitor Internet usage.
Networx is a nice tool to track all your Internet usage. It adds an icon in the task bar. Hover icon to see Internet usage. To see the usage graph of each day, click on the icon in the taskbar. It shows proper reports that can be exported in several formats including Excel, MS Word, and HTML. You can also set daily, weekly or monthly limits for your data usage.
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2. Cucusoft Net Guard
Cucusoft Net Guard is another nice and easy to use tool that helps you to keep track of your Internet usage. This tool comes for free, but while installation, you need to register the product with a valid email id. Check which program is connected to the Internet and set your daily quota to receive reminders.
3. BitMeter 2
BitMeter 2 is another tool that displays a desktop widget meter graph of your Internet usage and speed. Set your daily limits and get notifications before you reach the limit. You can also view custom stats sorted by hours, days, and months.
4. ISP Monitor
ISP Monitor is also a nice tool to monitor your daily Internet usage. In this tool, you need to set it first by changing adapter settings. One thing that I miss in the tool is that we cannot set a quota reminders. But logs are available to check the data usage.
NetSpeedMonitor adds an icon permanently on the taskbar to check download and upload speed along with data usage. It also displays all programs connected with the Internet. It lacks a quota reminder, so you need to check everything manually.