netcat Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to netcat for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Wireshark, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to netcat and nine of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to netcat are Ettercap (Free, Open Source), pwncat (Free, Open Source), Ethereal (Free, Open Source) and socat (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 16, 2021

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    Features

    • Network Monitoring
    • Sniffer
    • Portable
    • HTTP Monitoring
    • Penetration Testing
    • Network Tools
    • Peer-To-Peer
    • Network usage history
    • Port Forwarding
    • Support for regular expressions
    • Instagram integration
    • Jailbreak required
    • Logging
    • Support for Android Things
    • API Scan
    • Data transfer
    • Detailed packet analysis
    • File transfer
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