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SmartSniff Alternatives

SmartSniff is described as 'packet sniffer that capture TCP/IP packets and display them as sequence of conversations between clients and servers' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to SmartSniff for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Wireshark, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SmartSniff are Fiddler, tcpdump, Nethogs and netcat.

SmartSniff alternatives are mainly Network Analyzers but may also be Network Monitors or HTTP(S) Debuggers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SmartSniff.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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

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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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    Fiddler

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Fiddler is a Web Debugging Proxy which logs all HTTP(S) traffic between your computer and the Internet. Fiddler allows you to inspect all HTTP(S) traffic, set breakpoints, and "fiddle" with incoming or outgoing data.

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    tcpdump

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    tcpdump is a common packet analyzer that runs under the command line. It allows the user to intercept and display TCP/IP and other packets being transmitted or received over a network to which the computer is attached.

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  4. Nethogs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    NetHogs is a small 'net top' tool. Instead of breaking the traffic down per protocol or per subnet, like most tools do, it groups bandwidth by process.

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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.

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    Ettercap

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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    CurrPorts

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    CurrPorts is network monitoring software that displays the list of all currently opened TCP/IP and UDP ports on your local computer.

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    HTTP Debugger

    • Windows

    HTTP Debugger Pro - A Professional HTTP Sniffer and Analyzer for Developers.

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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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