“The Tracer” combines in a single freeware software app different networking tools: traceroute, whois and port scanner.

This software will help you with to find out where a website or a person is really located and other very useful information about them.

Traceroute is useful for displaying the route (path) and measuring transit delays of packets across the Internet.  “The Tracer” shows different diagnostic information about the single hops and their geografical locations.

Whois  is used for querying the databases that store the registered users or assignees of a domain name or an IP address.

The port scanner  probes a server or host for open ports to verify security policies identifying running services.


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System Requires

All you need is .NET Framework.

Operative System: XP / 2000 / 2003 / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10.


Version History

Here the full change log

Note: date format used in this document is day/month/year

Version 2019.11 – build 6-83 (Release date: 08/11/2019)

– Improved error catching
– New development environment version

Version 2017.7 – build 5-81 (Release date: 20/07/2017)

– New setup engine (InnoSetup)
– Geographical info engine improvements
– Other various little improvements

Version 2014.11 – build 4-76 (Release date: 14/11/2014)

– The Tracer shows the geographical path through the different hops
– Better recognition of the target hosts
– Better messaging text for the user
– Other various little improvements

Version 2012.7 – build 3-58 (Release date: 19/07/2012)

– The application was completly rewritten using a different programming language: C#
– New versioning policy (Ubuntu like)
– IPv4 informations are displayed for each network interface
– The Tracer shows markers with detailed hops informations on the map
– Port scanning shows port name
– New context menu items
– The app now asks for exit confirmation
– Other various improvements

Version 0.2 – build 2-35 (Release date: 19/02/2012)

– First final release
– New compiler system
– New setup engine (Better Installer)

Version 0.1 beta 1 – build 1-30 (Release date: 17/09/2011)
– First stable public version




Our product is very popular in the web download sites.

Different web editors are very impressed  with the quality and usability of our software so to rate our excellent product with the Editor’s Choice Award.

Also, they were impressed by the cleanliness of the program. According to their classification and to their test results, they decided to grant our product, The Tracer , with a 5/5 Stars Rating. This award means that our product is a Premium Software.

Here are some of the awards that The Tracer has received.


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