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  • Wireshark icon


    Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer. It lets you capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • NetworkMiner icon


    NetworkMiner is a Network Forensic Analysis Tool (NFAT) for Windows. NetworkMiner can be used as a passive network sniffer/packet...

    Freemium Windows

  • SmartSniff icon


    SmartSniff is a packet sniffer that capture TCP/IP packets and display them as sequence of conversations between clients and servers....

    Free Windows

  • Sysdig icon


    Sysdig is open source, system-level exploration: capture system state and activity from a running Linux instance, then save, filter...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Ethereal icon

    Ethereal Discontinued

    Ethereal® is used by network professionals around the world for troubleshooting, analysis, software and protocol development, and...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • PacketSled icon


    PacketSled is next generation network forensics and breach detection. Continuously monitor for advanced threats and policy...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    App and device communication diagnostics tool for better bug tracking & QA. An easy-to-use tool that monitors http, BLE and...

    Freemium iPhone iPad

  • LANGuardian icon


    LANGuardian is the first and only deep packet inspection (DPI) software to provide SMB network managers with root cause information...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • tcpflow

    tcpflow, a TCP Flow Recorder, is a program that captures data transmitted as part of TCP connections (flows), and stores the data in a...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • RawCap icon


    RawCap is a free command line sniffer for network activity on Windows. Properties of RawCap: Can sniff any interface that has...

    Free Windows


    MicroOLAP TCPDUMP is a clone of tcpdump , the most used network sniffer/analyzer for UNIX, compiled with the original tcpdump code...

    Freemium Windows

  • Pirni Pro icon

    Pirni Pro

    Pirni Pro is a network security tool designed for iOS, and specifically for iPhone and iPod Touch devices. It is capable of...

    Commercial iPhone

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  • Colasoft Capsa icon

    Colasoft Capsa

    Capsa performs real-time packet capturing, 24/7 network monitoring, protocol analysis, in-depth packet decoding, and automatic expert...

    Commercial Windows

  • Cocoa Packet Analyzer icon

    Cocoa Packet Analyzer

    Native Cocoa app for capturing and analyzing packets. Similar to Wireshark, but with a native interface (and less features). If you...

    Free Mac

  • WebSiteSniffer icon


    WebSiteSniffer is a packet sniffer tool that captures all Web site files downloaded by your Web browser while browsing the Internet...

    Free Windows

  • httpry

    httpry is a tool designed for displaying and logging HTTP traffic. It is not intended to perform analysis itself, but instead to...

    Open Source Linux

  • Justniffer icon


    justniffer is a TCP sniffer. It reassembles and reorders packets and displays the tcp flow in a customizable way. It can log network...

    Open Source Linux

  • AirSnare icon

    AirSnare Discontinued

    AirSnare is another tool to add to your Wireless Intrusion Detection Toolbox. AirSnare will alert you to unfriendly MAC addresses on...

    Free Windows

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