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Packetyzer Alternatives

Packetyzer is described as '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' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Packetyzer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and BSD. The best alternative is Wireshark, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Packetyzer are inSSIDer, NetSpot, netcat and NetworkMiner.

Packetyzer 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 Packetyzer.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • 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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    inSSIDer

    • Windows

    Let's face it-- there's SOOO much Wi-Fi everywhere these days, the built-in Wi-Fi tools and free utilities that used to help us understand the Wi-Fi environment just can't keep up anymore.

    Windows Version


  3. NetSpot is a simple and accessible wireless survey tool, which allows collecting, visualizing and analyzing Wi-Fi data.

    Free WLAN Site Survey Software for Mac
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    netcat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Netcat is a featured networking utility which reads and writes data across network connections, using the TCP/IP protocol. It is designed to be a reliable "back-end" tool that can be used directly or easily driven by other programs and scripts.

    Discontinued

    The last version (0.7.1) was released in January 2004.

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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


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    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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    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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    WiFi Scanner

    • Mac

    A 802.11 wireless scanner and connection manager for Mac OS X. WiFi Scanner will detect access points and clients in ad-hoc mode if the SSID is being broadcasted. It can be used for wireless site surveys, wireless discovery, and to connect to WiFi networks.

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    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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