About this chart

This chart is a matrix comparing the Manual Tools in NetScanTools LE to those of NetScanTools Pro.

Chart Legend

means it exists in the NetScanTools edition shown, means it is not present. Commonality and differences in capabilities are between the editions listed and the name of the tool is shown in bold.

Feature Comparison

Tool NetScanTools LE NetScanTools Pro
Bulk DNS Resolver Bulk Translate
Bulk resolve IPv4/hostnames
DNS Tools - Batch Queries
Bulk resolve IPv4/hostnames
DNS Verify
Bulk IP to AS Number Queries
DNS Tools - Core DNS Tools - Core
Simple Query
Who Am I?
Test Default DNS
NSLOOKUP (11 resource record types)
DiG +trace
Get Basic DNS Records
Zone Transfer (Auto and Manual)
DNS Tools - Core
Simple Query (IPv4 or IPv6)
Who Am I?
Test Default DNS
NSLOOKUP (47 resource record types)
DiG +trace
Get Basic DNS Records
Zone Transfer (Auto and Manual)
DiG (47 resource record types)
Hosts file editor
Batch Processing
Email Validate All features identical All features identical
Finger All features identical All features identical
IP to Country All features identical All features identical
Packet Viewer (capture network packets) All features identical All features identical
Ping Ping
MS ICMP Ping only
Control packet timing, length and data payload
Ping - Enhanced
MS ICMP Ping
ICMP Ping (WinPcap)
UDP Ping (WinPcap)
TCP Ping (WinPcap)
UDP Mixed Mode
MS ICMPv6 Ping
TCP/UDP header bit and field control
Continuous Ping
Control packet timing, length and data payload
Jitter Calculation
Timing Chart, ping vs response latency
Ping Sweep (ping range of IPs) Ping Sweep
Ping range of IPs with ICMP packets
Ping Scanner
Ping range of IPs with ICMP packets
Use ARP and NetBIOS to retrieve MAC address information
Send and receive ICMP Subnet Mask queries
Accept non-contiguous list of IPv4 for scanning
Use any DNS for IP to hostname resolve
TCP/UDP Port Scanner Port Scanner
TCP Full Connect
UDP ICMP Port Unreachable
TCP/UDP Combined
Scan Common Ports
Scans a Single IP at a time
Ping before scan option
Port Scanner
TCP Full Connect
UDP ICMP Port Unreachable
TCP/UDP Combined
TCP SYN Scan
User define TCP Stealth Scan with control over packet header
Ping before scan option
Scan multiple IPs
Four Scan Modes
Real Time Blacklist Check All features identical All features identical
Text Only Web Page Grabber All features identical except web server response timing is not present All features identical
Traceroute Traceroute
MS ICMP Traceroute only
Control packet timing, length and data payload
Country displayed for each hop
Traceroute
MS ICMP Traceroute
ICMP Traceroute (WinPcap)
UDP Variable Port Traceroute
UDP Fixed Port Traceroute
TCP Traceroute (WinPcap)
MS ICMPv6 Traceroute
TCP/UDP header bit and field control
Control packet timing, length and data payload
Country displayed for each hop
IP to AS number queries
Graph of hop vs latency time
Whois Whois
Whois query for domains and IPv4 and IPv6 addresses
Batch/bulk Whois queries
Multi-domain queries
Remove legal notices and advertising
Whois
Whois query for domains, ASN and IP4 or IPv6 addresses
RWhois queries
Batch Whois queries
Multi-domain queries
Remove legal notices and advertising
ARP Cache Tool
ARP Ping
ARP Scan (also called MAC Scan)
Cache Forensics (URL Cache Viewer and Protected Storage Viewer)
Connection Monitor (TCP/UDP Honeypot listening ports)
Country to IPv4, IPv6 or ASN
DHCP Server Discovery
DNS Tools - Advanced
DNS Traffic Monitor
Duplicate IP Scanner
Firewall Rules
IP/MAC Address Management database
Launcher
MAC Address to Manufacturer
Network Connection Endpoints
Network Interfaces and Statistics
Network Interfaces - Wireless
Network Neighbors (IPv6)
Network Routing Visualizer using traceroute
Network Shares - SMB
OS FIngerprinting
Passive Discovery of active hosts on subnet
Packet Flooder
Packet Generator
Passive Discovery
Ping - Graphical
Promiscuous Mode Scanner
RFC Reference Library
Routing Table - IPv4
Routing Table - IPv6
*nix RPC Info
Services and protocols lookup
Simple Services Client
SMB Version Scanner
SMTP Server Tests
SNMP - Core
SNMP - Advanced
SSL Certificate Scanner
Subnet Calculator - IPv4
System Info - SMB
TCP Terminal
TimeSync
Traceroute - Graphical
TTCP
Wake on LAN
Winsock Info