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Free Cisco Packet Tracer Alternatives

The best free alternative to Cisco Packet Tracer is GNS3, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked six alternatives to Cisco Packet Tracer and four of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Cisco Packet Tracer are Dynamips, Eve-NG and Free SNMP Agent Simulator.

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    GNS3

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    GNS3 is a graphical network simulator that allows simulation of complex networks.

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    Almost everyone thinks GNS3 is a great alternative to Cisco Packet Tracer.

    quite similiar to the features of cisco packet tracer

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    GNS3 is Free software (FLOSS)

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  2. Dynamips

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Dynamips is an emulator computer program that was written to emulate Cisco routers. It has been created by Christophe Fillot who started his work in August 2005.

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    Eve-NG

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Linux

    The new EVE-NG platform is ready for todays requirements. It allows enterprises, e-learning providers/centres, individuals and group collaborators to create virtual proof of concepts, solutions and training environments.

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    Free SNMP Agent Simulator

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Verax SNMP agent simulator allows IT personnel to build virtual, simulated networks of devices without purchasing any additional hardware, for instance for testing purposes.

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