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5 Good and useful .NET Profilers

11.21.2012
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I have been making some R&D on the tools or the profilers to test the performance of one of my .NET application.

Below are list of some of the compiled collection of .NET Profilers that I could gather.

1. JetBrains dotTrace

JetBrains dotTrace is a performance and memory profilers for .NET apps from JetBrains. It lets you to profile the performance of the applications targeting .NET 1.0 to 4.5 and detect bottlenecks quickly.

Know more about JetBrains dotTrace at JetBrains dotTrace’s product website

2. ANTS Performance Profiler

ANTS Performance Profiler is from red gate and lets you profile .NET, ASP.NET and MVC apps easily and lets you optimize .NET application performance quickly.

Know more about ANTS Performance Profiler at ANTS Performance Profiler’s product page

3. EQATEC Profiler

Another good .NET Profilers and comes in different versions like free, standard, professional, corporate.

Know more about EQATEC Profiler and download it from EQATEC Profiler’s product download page

4. Telerik Just Trace

Telerik Just Trace is from Telerik and helps you identify memory leaks and also resolve the performance issues easily.

Know more about Telerik Just Trace at Telerik Just Trace’s product page

5. .NET Memory Profiler

An in depth .NET Memory Profiling tool and lets you find memory leaks and automate memory testing.

Know more about .NET Memory Profiler from .NET Memory Profiler’s product page

The above list is just a partial one that I was able to explore and list them. If you feel that there are any other .NET Profilers to be included to the above list, please add them in the comments section.

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Comments

Vladimir Kondratyev replied on Mon, 2012/12/03 - 6:41am

 Did you try YourKit .NET profiler ? http://www.yourkit.com/dotnet/

Aishah Ibrahim replied on Thu, 2013/05/16 - 12:18pm

You should also try (30-day free test version) SpeedTrace Pro dot.NET trace-profiler with its free deployable trace agents because it allows you to analyze worst-case-execution times and data-related performance problems.

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