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Open Source CloudShark Alternatives

The best open source alternative to CloudShark is Wireshark. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to CloudShark and four of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to CloudShark are NetworkMiner, PCAPdroid and Termshark.

CloudShark alternatives are mainly Network Analyzers but may also be Network Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of CloudShark.
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    Wireshark

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
    • Flathub
    • Snapcraft
    • BSD
    53 alternatives to Wireshark 

    Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer. It lets you capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a computer network. It is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions.

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    NetworkMiner

    • Windows
    38 alternatives to NetworkMiner 

    NetworkMiner is a Network Forensic Analysis Tool (NFAT) for Windows. NetworkMiner can parse PCAP files and regenerate/reassemble transmitted files and certificates from PCAP files with HTTP, FTP, SMB, SMB2, TFTP and several other protocols.

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    1.  PortableNetworkMiner can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      PCAPdroid

      • Android
      • F-Droid
      43 alternatives to PCAPdroid 

      PCAPdroid is an android app to capture the phone traffic and analyze it remotely (e.g. via Wireshark). The traffic can be easily downloaded from a remote device thanks to the integrated HTTP server, or streamed to a remote UDP receiver.

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      Termshark

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      51 alternatives to Termshark 

      If you're debugging on a remote machine with a large pcap and no desire to scp it back to your desktop, termshark can help!

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