Download Packet Capture - Best Software & Apps

  • Ethereal

    0.99.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Ultra efficient protocol analyser

    6
    56 votes
    • Wireshark

      (32 bits) 1.10.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Powerful multi-platform protocol analyzer

      7
      166 votes
      • PROS: Analyses hundreds of protocols, Works across platforms, Packets can be viewed in an easy to use GUI
      • CONS: Not suitable for amateur network analysis, Requires protocol analysis knowledge
    • WinPcap

      4.1.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Professional and user-friendly packet capture library

      7
      86 votes
      • PROS: An excellent way to expedite the transmission of packet data between two nodes., A useful analytical tool in regards to network testing.
      • CONS: The user will need to possess a fair amount of technical knowledge., No updates have taken place for some time.
    • Microsoft Network Monitor

      3.4.2350

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Analyse data packets with this Microsoft monitor

      6
      18 votes
      • PROS: Gathers a wide range of network data, Includes extensive documentation
      • CONS: Complex for those with no network analysis experience
    • SmartSniff

      1.91

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      TCP/IP packet capture program

      6
      15 votes
      • TracePlus Ethernet

        5.51

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Performance and security analysis plus packet capture for Ethernet networks

        5
        10 votes
        • Packet Analyzer

          Professional 6.1

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Thoroughly capture and analyse all network communications

          6
          3 votes
          • SolarWinds Response Time Viewer for Wireshark®

            1.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Analyze a Wireshark packet capture (PCAP) file with this free desktop utility to determine if it is the app or the network.

            3
            2 votes
            • Packet Sniffer SDK

              3.0

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Packet capture and analyzing technology

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