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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- - Wireshark is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to tcpflow.
- - Wireshark is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to tcpflow.
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.Suggest and vote on features
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.
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.Suggest and vote on features
- PortableNetworkMiner can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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.
- - PCAPdroid is the most popular Android alternative to tcpflow.
SmartSniff is a packet sniffer that capture TCP/IP packets and display them as sequence of conversations between clients and servers. You can view the TCP/IP conversations in Ascii mode (for text-based protocols, like HTTP, SMTP, POP3 and FTP) or as hex dump (for non-text base...Suggest and vote on features
PsPing is a command-line utility for measuring network performance. In addition to standard ICMP ping functionality, it can report the latency of connecting to TCP ports, the latency of TCP and UDP round-trip communication between systems, and the TCP or UDP bandwidth available...Suggest and vote on features
Native Cocoa app for capturing and analyzing packets. Similar to Wireshark, but with a native interface (and less features). If you don't like the X11 GTK Wireshark, this is your app.Cocoa Packet Analyzer has no features, suggest some!
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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- - Pirni Pro is the most popular iPhone alternative to tcpflow.
- - Pirni Pro is the most popular commercial alternative to tcpflow.
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AirSnare is another tool to add to your Wireless Intrusion Detection Toolbox. AirSnare will alert you to unfriendly MAC addresses on your network and will also alert you to DHCP requests taking place.AirSnare has no features, suggest some!Discontinued
The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.5, released in May 2006, can be still downloaded from Download.com
Packet capture/Network traffic sniffer app with SSL decryption. Not that feature rich yet, but it's a powerful debugging tool especially when developing an app.
If you're debugging on a remote machine with a large pcap and no desire to scp it back to your desktop, termshark can help!Suggest and vote on features