Keep an Eye on Network Usages with NetCounter for Android

Dmitri Popov

Productivity Sauce

Dec 18, 2010 GMT
Dmitri Popov

Many (if not all) wireless carriers have bandwidth caps, so it makes a lot of sense to keep an eye on your network usage to avoid going over the limit. There are a few Android utilities that can help you with that, including NetCounter.

This open source app lets you track bandwidth usage with consummate ease, and it can monitor both Wi-Fi and 3G interfaces. NetCounter displays the usage for each interface divided into four categories: Total, Monthly, 7 days, and Today. This gives you a quick overview of the bandwidth usage for different periods of time. In addition to that, NetCounter lets you export data to the SD card as a CSV file. You can access this feature by pressing the Menu hardware button and tapping on Preferences. NetCounter is not overloaded with features you never use, and this is exactly what makes it a perfect tool for the job.


  • NetCounter license

    NetCounter is an open-source application released under the GPLv3 license.
  • license? cost?

    So what's the license of this app? It's a bit exasperating when a Linux publication is like a Windows publication and does not pay attention to software licenses. Thanks!
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