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PacketsDump Alternatives

PacketsDump is described as 'Packetsdump is a free sniffer tool, it is also a general purpose network diagnostic tool for LAN administrators, security professionals, programmers and students who are interested in network traffic transmitted between PC and the whole LAN' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to PacketsDump for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is Wireshark, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PacketsDump are NetworkMiner, SmartSniff, Microsoft Network Monitor and NetStumbler.

PacketsDump 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 PacketsDump.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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  1. 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

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

    Files extracted from a PCAP


  3. SmartSniff icon

    SmartSniff

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

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  4. Microsoft Network Monitor icon

    Microsoft Network Monitor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Microsoft Network Monitor is a packet analyzer. It enables capturing, viewing, and analyzing network data and deciphering network protocols. It can be used to troubleshoot network problems and applications on the network.

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  5. NetStumbler icon

    NetStumbler

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    NetStumbler is a tool for Windows that allows you to detect Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) using 802.11b, 802.11a and 802.11g.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.4.0, released in April 2004, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    PCAPdroid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • F-Droid

    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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    Packetyzer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Packetyzer provides a Windows user interface for the Ethereal packet capture and dissection library. Ethereal is used by network professionals around the world for troubleshooting, analysis, software and protocol development, and education.

    Discontinued

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  8. iwScanner icon

    iwScanner

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    iwScanner is a wireless scanner for linux with an easy to use graphic interface.

    Discontinued

    website is unresponsive, unable to locate packages

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  9. Packet Peeper icon

    Packet Peeper

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Packet Peeper is a free network protocol analyzer (packet sniffer) for Mac OS X.

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  10. Pirni Pro is a network security tool designed for iOS, and specifically for iPhone and iPod Touch devices. It is capable of intercepting traffic on a wireless network segment, capturing passwords, and regular expressions entered by the user.

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