NetstatPlus is a GUI app that displays the status of TCP network connections. NetstatPlus is free to download from the app store. Premium features are available via in-app purchase.

The netstat command line tool is a great program, but it is limited in how it can display information and displays a lot of irrelevent details. NetstatPlus is an essential update for the netstat command line tool and let’s you quickly understand the status of TCP connections on your Mac by

  • automatic updating connection information
  • resizable columns to show long DNS names
  • protocol decoding by port number

With the premium features enabled via in-app purchase, NetstatPlus can:

  • hide closed connections to only display active connections
  • color rows by connection state (listening, active, closed)
  • adjustable update interval