NETGEAR Genie is an official program developed by Netgear for owners of certain routers produced by the company. It provides additional functionality on a Windows system.
The program is able to complete many different tasks, an important one being the option of providing streaming on a home network to users of Windows, Mac, Android and iOS. Other tools included are the options to manage your wireless WiFi network, network auditing tools and the display of upload and download speeds.
The user interface of NETGEAR Genie is simple to understand with its large buttons. Quick access is enabled to various features of the device firmware like parental controls, network map, WiFi Connection, Router Settings, etc. ReadySHARE is an easy way of enabling filesharing.
Al in all, NETGEAR Genie is basically a Windows application which provides access to most of the features available from the router's web interface.Features and highlights
NETGEAR Genie is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from network auditing software without restrictions. NETGEAR Genie 2.4.58 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).
Compatibility with this network monitoring software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from NETGEAR Inc. This download was signed by NETGEAR Inc. and distributed as NETGEARGenie-install.exe.
We have tested NETGEAR Genie 2.4.58 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans.