DU Meter 8.01 LATEST
Windows 7 / Windows 7 64 / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64 / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64 / Windows 11
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Get a grip on your network traffic
Have you ever found yourself wondering why some downloads seem to take an eternity to complete, or why your e-mail program seems to be stuck in the middle of e-mail retrieval. Is it really hanging, or maybe it's just downloading a large e-mail attachment? The app provides the answer to these and other mysteries, and can also alert you of dangerous or unexpected network activity. Watching your data transfer rates can be very enlightening no matter what you do online, and you'll soon be wondering how you managed without the software before.
DU Meter for parents and business managers
If you have teenage children or if you own or manage a small business, you already know how hard it is to enforce certain rules for network usage, while respecting a child's or employee's privacy. If you install the tool on your child's or employee's computer, you can configure it to report back to you via email when monthly or weekly network traffic exceeds a certain threshold. The app will let you know if someone is breaking your rules (For example using peer-to-peer software to share films and music). Since DU Meter 5, the software can even prevent any further Internet connectivity once the alert condition has been met, without any user intervention.
Is your “unlimited” Internet really unlimited?
Many Internet users believe their "unlimited" account lets them surf the Internet, send large email attachments, and download as many movies and songs as they choose. However, it is well documented by the media that many Internet Service Providers, both in the U.S. and elsewhere, do in fact set definite usage limits, even though they may advertise to the contrary. Some will take drastic measures like termination of an account without any advance warning if these limits are exceeded. The app can create detailed reports of the total network traffic volume on your computer and can alert you if certain limits are surpassed. If you have teenage children or if you own or manage a business, DUMeter can be especially useful for you to you too.
Features and Highlights
- Provides clear graphical and/or numerical display
- Logging facility with export to many different file formats, including Excel and HTML
- Permits close supervision of uploads and downloads
- Works with Dial-Up, ISDN, Cable Modem, ADSL, Ethernet cards, and more
- Option to select a specific network interface
- Requires minimal screen real estate and system resources
- Simple installation
- Involves no changes to your Windows system files
- Configurable to load with Windows
- Auto-hide feature minimizes the meter to the system tray in the absence of network activity
- Readout in either kB/sec (kilobytes per second) or kbps (kilobits per second)
- Scalable to your own modem download capabilities
- Option to view readout in moment-to-moment or average values
- Option to notify user or disconnect from the Internet automatically when network activity drops below a certain level
- Useful stopwatch to accurately time downloads and report the average transfer rates
Note: 30 days trial version.