Simple Bandwidth Monitor is a freeware utility that allows you to observe your network usage in real-time.
Simple Bandwidth Monitor provides you with a realtime graphical display of your network usage with the added ability to target daily and monthly download and upload statistics. It will save the current statistics every 10-seconds, with all recorded rates being displayed in bits per second (Kilobits or Megabits). The usage display is color-coded with red signifying upstream traffic and green downstream.
To use Simple Bandwidth Monitor, you will need to Run as administrator. All its settings are available by right-clicking on the display. The available options are Run at Startup, Transparent Text, and Network Interface selection. You can also access your network stats via the same process.
Simple Bandwidth Monitor is an uncomplicated monitoring tool for those users that like a visual representation of network usage at their fingertips.