Alternatives to netcat for all platforms with Open Source License

  • Ettercap

    Ettercap is a suite for man in the middle attacks on LAN. It features sniffing of live connections, content filtering on the fly and many other interesting tricks. It...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • Ethereal

    Ethereal® is used by network professionals around the world for troubleshooting, analysis, software and protocol development, and education. It has all of the...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued
  • socat

    socat is a relay for bidirectional data transfer between two independent data channels. Each of these data channels may be a file, pipe, device (serial line etc. or a...

    Free Open Source Linux

  • Packetyzer

    Packetyzer provides a Windows user interface for the Ethereal packet capture and dissection library. Ethereal is used by network professionals around the world for...

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued
  • 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 way that is convenient for...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • httpry

    httpry is a tool designed for displaying and logging HTTP traffic. It is not intended to perform analysis itself, but instead to capture, parse and/or log the traffic...

    Free Open Source Linux

  • PPerf

    PowerShell Iperf GUI - A PowerShell script to start iperf and show the output (similar to Jperf).

    Free Open Source Windows

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