WiFind – Wireless Network Locator for the Airport menu

May 27, 2007 - 5 Comments

Wireless networks are nearly everywhere nowadays, often you’ll be in range of several at a time. With so many seemingly available wifi networks, how do you know which to join? Enter WiFind, a cool little utility that integrates seamlessly into your existing Airport menu as a plugin, allowing you to see more than just wireless networks. WiFind adds icons to display signal strength and if the network is locked or unlocked, saving you the time and effort of checking on your own. WiFind is shareware, and costs $8. Try it, you’ll like it. Read on for a screenshot and links to download.

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Posted by: David Mendez in Customize, Mac Apps, Mac OS, Utilities


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  1. Kelly Stevens says:

    Won’t work in Snow Leopard

  2. buzzert says:

    It should auto-update. That would be really cool.

  3. Gary says:

    Apple does include something free — the airport utility (in Panther, at least):

    # cd /usr/local/bin
    # ln -s /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Apple80211.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/airport

  4. Some Guy says:

    I kind of agree with Thumper. Though it’s not quite as convenient, iStumbler serves this same purpose and a whole lot more. It’s free too. http://www.istumbler.net/

  5. Thumper says:

    I like the idea but there’s no way I’m shelling out $8 for something that should be free and included from Apple anyway

    It’s sad to say but Windows has a better system of discovering and displaying wireless networks

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