With the advent of broadband Internet, the speed of internet connectivity has been on the rise consistently all over the globe. Internet users can now enjoy high-speed download and make use of bandwidth-intensive applications. However, in a scenario where the internet speed is not performing as expected, Iperf can help tweak the TCP and UDP (incoming and outgoing) limitations imposed on the computer to help enhance the speed of your internet connectivity.
This program is a portable executable which does not require an elaborate installation procedure to work. Simply call the command of this utility from a terminal window, and the program starts running. However, the user can read more about the numerous option the application provides by specifying the -help option when calling the utility from the terminal window.
The features of this program include bandwidth reports, packet loss, reporting errors, and delay jitter measurements. This program can also monitor the connection between a server and client computer terminals in a network.
This application is designed for advanced users; especially administrators that manage computers and need to monitor bandwidth usage in a corporate network.
Iperf is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in bandwidth category and is available to all software users as a free download.