BitMeter 2 is a bandwidth meter, it allows you to visually monitor your internet connection by displaying a scrolling graph that shows your upload and download speed over time. BitMeter is freeware - ie. it is given away completely free of charge
BitMeter displays a coloured graph showing your upload and download speeds, the display updates every second, and the current speeds are also displayed numerically in the lower part of the window.
BitMeter has lots of handy features:
-Statistics window, showing historical data both graphically and numerically.
-A web interface, allowing you to monitor your speed remotely over the internet via an ordinary web browser.
-Speed and volume alerts.
-Transparent, Float and Click-through modes.
-Comprehensive 36-page help file.
-Animated System-Tray icon showing upload and download speeds.
-Check for new version (with auto-check option and proxy support).
-Select any combination of network cards to monitor/ignore.
-Configurable graph scale - set to any value, or set to auto-adjust according to your speed.
-Connection Speed Helper.
-Option to display current graph maximum on screen.
-Change units used in readout (Kb,KB,Mb,MB).
-Change graph type (bar or line graph).
-Interval bars with adjustable time period.
-Adjustable scroll interval (anywhere between 1 and 60 seconds).
-Save favourite colour combinations for later use, or use one of the preconfigured colour-schemes.
-Configure System Tray tooltip information (including speeds and days totals).
-Show or hide readout area, or adjust its font-size.
-Auto-start option for current user, or for all users.
-Manual and automatic backup options of configuration and traffic history information.