NETGEAR Genie is a network management program developed by NETGEAR, Inc. It is used for monitoring the computer’s network and the status of the Internet. It offers a single dashboard for monitoring, managing, and repairing networks.
The program is capable of managing different aspects of a network including Internet connection, WiFi Connection, Router Settings, and more. The program’s main interface shows the status of the WiFi and Internet connection. Aside from this, it can also be used to test the download and upload speed of the ISP connection. NETGEAR Genie can also be used for managing WiFi connections. It provides a list of all the available WiFi networks within range. Users can also add a WiFi channel of their choice. The Program also displays the number of WiFi networks within the user’s neighborhood in each of the WiFi channel.
Users can also configure the router settings using NETGEAR Genie. It can also scan the entire network map and notifies users whenever new devices are connected to the network. Configuring parental controls is possible as well. The program also features ReadySHARE, which is used for sharing files within the network. NETGEAR Genie also offers the AirPrint function, which enables users to print from an iPhone or iPad. This function requires iTunes and Acrobat Reader to work.