Free Fing App vs Fing Starter and Fing Premium: Features

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Fing Desktop: Free Fing App vs Fing Starter and Premium

Features on all Fing Desktop plans: the Free Fing App, Fing Starter and Fing Premium

  • DNS Lookup: Perform forward and reverse DNS resolutions to default or custom server
  • Find Open Ports: Probe a server or host for open ports to verify security policies of a network
  • Internet Outages: Check recent and current Internet outages based on location
  • Internet Speed Test: Measures the bandwidth and latency of an Internet connection against a server
  • ISP Details: Check your ISP provider rating, reviews and performance. Compare these to other available Internet Service Providers.
  • Local API: Setup Local API for integrations with custom or third party software. Fing can run a local HTTP API which provides information about devices and shows you which devices are on your network. This can be used for IoT integrations.
  • MAC Lookup: Recognize the device's brand, type and model from its MAC address
  • Network Insights: Get statistics about your current network and the devices on it
  • Ping: Check the network performance/response time for devices, app servers and web domains.
  • Share - Get Advice: Share your network issues with the Fing Community. Get advice from experienced Fing users to help solve your problems.
  • Traceroute: Display the path and measure the transit delays of packets across a network
  • Wi-Fi Scan: Scan nearby Wireless Access Points to troubleshoot and improve your AP coverage

Features on all Fing Desktop plans but improved on Fing Starter and Fing Premium

  • Automated Internet Speed Test: Schedules automated speed test to check Internet's speed over a selected period of time. On the free Fing App, you can schedule one speed test per day. On Fing Premium, you can schedule up to 6 speed tests per day.
  • Event History: The history of the device's state changes. On the free Fing App, you can see the history of the device's state changes for the past 24 hours. On Premium, you can see the complete history of the device's state changes. On Fing Starter, get a network event timeline for the past 7 days.
  • Export Network: Fing will generate the export in Excel format and send it to you via email. On the free Fing App, you will get a sample report. On premium, you will get a complete report.
  • Health Check Report: Automatically checks your network setup and find incorrect configurations. This feature is available on both the free Fing App and Premium, but is more advanced in Premium.
  • Timeline of Online Activity: Details of a user's online activity which can be filtered for 1 day on the Free Fing App, 7 days on Fing Starter, and 28 days on Fing Premium, all of which is based on the digital presence device for a user

Features on Fing Desktop Premium

  • Alerts: Fing will identify and alert you when new devices have accessed your network since the last time you scanned your network
  • Autoblock device: Fing automatically blocks all unknown devices from your network
  • Automated Router Vulnerability Check: Schedule automated router vulnerability checks over a specific period of time
  • Device Block: Permanently block internet access for selected devices
  • DHCP Discovery: Discover DHCP servers to investigate and solve device connectivity issues
  • DNS Benchmark: Benchmark your DNS servers to find the optimal configuration
  • Find Hidden Cameras: Find any hidden cameras on your network
  • Internet Pause: Temporarily pause internet access for selected devices. For example, you can pause your child’s laptop’s access to the Internet for a temporary period of time.
  • Network monitoring: The Fing App refreshes the network discovery automatically every 5 minutes
  • Notifications: Get both push and email notifications about connectivity issues and widespread Internet outages for your Home ISP
  • Router Vulnerability Check: Find open ports via UPnP and NAT-PMP that may lead to external access and close them
  • Schedule Internet Pause: Set days and times to temporarily pause Internet access for selected devices
  • Schedule Router Vulnerability Checks: Decide when Fing performs router vulnerability checks

Features on Fing Desktop Starter

  • Alerts: Fing will identify and alert you when new devices have accessed your network since the last time you scanned your network
  • DHCP Discovery: Discover DHCP servers to investigate and solve device connectivity issues
  • DNS Benchmark: Benchmark your DNS servers to find the optimal configuration
  • Find Hidden Cameras: Find any hidden cameras on your network
  • Network monitoring: The Fing App refreshes the network discovery automatically every 30 minutes
  • Notifications: Get push notifications of connectivity issues and widespread Internet outages for your Home ISP
  • Router Vulnerability Check: Find open ports via UPnP and NAT-PMP that may lead to external access and close them
  • Schedule Router Vulnerability Checks: Decide when Fing performs router vulnerability checks

Fing Mobile App: Free Fing App vs Fing Starter and Premium

Features on all Fing Mobile plans: the Free Fing App, Fing Starter and Fing Premium

  • Compare ISP providers: Check your ISP provider rating, reviews and performance. Compare these to other available Internet Service Providers.
  • Device Details: Get device NetBIOS, UPNP and Bonjour: name, properties and device type
  • Digital Inventory: With a Fing account you can name the devices on your network. This allows you to create and store a digital inventory of your devices.
  • Internet Outages: Check recent and current Internet Outages based on location
  • Internet Speed Test: Measures the bandwidth and latency of an Internet connection against a server
  • Network monitoring: The Fing App refreshes the network discovery automatically every 60 minutes on the free Fing App, 30 minutes on Fing Starter and 5 minutes on Fing Premium
  • Notifications: Get both push and email notifications of connectivity issues and widespread Internet outages for your Home ISP
  • Ping: Check the network performance/response time for devices, app servers and web domains.
  • Service Scan: Scan a device port to detect any available services
  • Standard Network Export: Export scanned network details including devices to CSV, HTML, JSON and XML format
  • Traceroute: Network diagnostic commands to display possible routes and measure transit delays of packets across an Internet Protocol network
  • Wake-on-LAN: Wake up devices remotely using the Fing App
  • Web App: With a Fing account you can store your previous scans and access them via the Fing Web App, from wherever you are in the world
  • Wi-Fi Scan: Scan for access points and neighbours' access points in range

Features on all Fing Mobile plans but improved on Fing Starter and Fing Premium

  • Automated Internet Speed Test: Schedules automated speed test to check Internet's speed over a selected period of time. On the free Fing App, you can schedule one speed test per day. On Fing Premium, you can schedule up to 6 speed tests per day.
  • Event History: The history of the device's state changes. On the free Fing App, you can see the history of the device's state changes for the past 24 hours. On Premium, you can see the complete history of the device's state changes. On Fing Starter, get a network event timeline for the past 7 days.
  • Export Network: Fing will generate the export in Excel format and send it to you via email. On the free Fing App, you will get a sample report. On premium, you will get a complete report.

Features on Fing Mobile Premium

  • Alerts: Fing will identify and alert you when new devices have accessed your network since the last time you scanned your network
  • Autoblock device: Fing automatically blocks all unknown devices from your network
  • Device Block: Permanently block internet access for selected devices
  • Find Hidden Cameras: Find any hidden cameras on your network
  • Notifications: Get alerts, emails and push notifications alerts about unknown devices, when devices go offline and Internet outages in your area
  • Router Vulnerability Check: Find any open ports on your router and receive additional network health checks
  • Schedule Router Vulnerability Checks: Decide when Fing performs router vulnerability checks

Features on Fing Mobile Starter

  • Alerts: Fing will identify and alert you when new devices have accessed your network since the last time you scanned your network
  • Find Hidden Cameras: Find any hidden cameras on your network
  • Network monitoring: The Fing App refreshes the network discovery automatically every 30 minutes
  • Notifications: Get push notifications of connectivity issues and widespread Internet outages for your Home ISP
  • Router Vulnerability Check: Find open ports via UPnP and NAT-PMP that may lead to external access and close them
  • Schedule Router Vulnerability Checks: Decide when Fing performs router vulnerability checks

Fingbox features

  • Bandwidth Analysis: Discover if there is a device currently slowing down your network
  • Device Block: Permanently block internet access for selected devices
  • Device Discovery: Run a 24/7 scan on your network to monitor any changes
  • DigitalFence: See all the Wi-Fi-enabled devices within 15 meters of your Fingbox, even if they are not connected to your network
  • Digital Presence: Monitor the presence of the people in your home or office. You can also set up user profiles and assign devices to your users.
  • Internet Pause: Temporarily pause internet access for selected devices. For example, you can pause your child’s laptop’s access to the Internet for a temporary period of time.
  • Internet Performance Report: A summary of how your Internet performed in the reporting period and how your Internet Service Provider (ISP) performed
  • Internet Speed Test: Check the quality of the Internet provided by your Internet Service Provider (ISP)
  • Local API: Setup local API for integrations with custom or third party software. Fing can run a local HTTP API which provides information about devices and show you which devices are on your network. This can be used for IoT integrations.
  • Network Vulnerability Test: A combination of a router audit and a remote scan test. A network vulnerability test alerts for any open ports and vulnerabilities on your network.
  • Timeline Reporting: Fingbox provides a historical overview of all the events that happened on your network including the history of devices, alerts and recent network events. On the free Fing App, you can get this information for the past three months. On Premium, you can get the complete history of devices, alerts and recent network events.
  • Wi-Fi Performance Test: An interactive tool which enables you to find the best spots for Wi-Fi connectivity in your home or office
  • Wi-Fi Protection: Alerts you to attacks on your Wi-Fi

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