Angry IP Scanner is an open-source and cross-platform network scanner which is used to scan IP addresses and ports. This scanner is widely used by network administrators as well as provides benefits to small and large businesses, banks and government agencies. Due to its wonderful features and benefits, more than 28 million downloads of this scanner has been reported so far.
This IP address and port scanner is highly capable of scanning a different range of IP addresses (local networks and internet) and their ports. Being lightweight and no requirement of its installation, it can easily be copied and used anywhere and at any time.
It actually works by checking each IP address to confirm whether it is working or not, then move further by resolving the hostname, by determining the MAC address, scans, ports, and others. All the collected data regarding each host is extended using plugins.
Features of Angry IP Scanner
The multithread approach is used to provide you the faster scanning speed. It works by creating a separate scanning thread for a single IP address. Suppose, if you want to scan five different IP addresses, it will create five different scanning threads, thus increase its speed to a great extent.
Save results in various formats
The scanning results can be exported or saved into a variety of formats, including CSV, TXT, XML and other file formats.
Collect different information
It is highly capable of collecting the range of information about the scanned IPs using plugins. If you are a Java coder, you can create plugins and extend the functionality of this IP scanner using those plugins.
Other features of this scanner include the NetBIOS information, like your PC name, workgroup name as well as the existing logged in Windows user, the detection of web server, customizable openers and many more.
Benefits of Angry IP Scanner
- Free and open-source
- Available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X
- No installation required
- Command-line interface