Namebench – Automatically search the best DNS server

Namebench is a small application that automatically searches for the fastest DNS servers relative to your current location for your computer to use.

“Namebench runs a fair and thorough benchmark using your web browser history, tcpdump output, or standardized datasets in order to provide an individualized recommendation. namebench is completely free and does not modify your system in any way. This project began as a 20% project at Google.”

Namebench is cross platform and comes with both an GUI and CLI to suit all types of users. You can download it for Windows, Mac OSX and Linux.

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