Free Sniffer Tool – PacketsDump

System Requirements
System Requirements

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. There are some typical uses of Packetsdump:

  1. Packets Capture and Playback
  2. In-depth Packet Decoding
  3. Network Traffic Statistics
  4. Software Debugging

Key Features

  • Packet Capture and Playback Packetsdump can show the snapshot of data in LAN and save these data to as a trace file for analysis later. It supports many packet trace file formats created by other sniffer softwares such as Ethereal, Network General Sniffer and WildPackets EtherPeek/OmniPeek, etc. Packetsdump is a packet replayer which also allows users to open a trace file of captured packets and play them back in the network.
  • In-depth Packet Decoding
     Packetsdump is able to capture all network packets transmitted on network and display the detailed packet decoding information in Hex and ASCII.
  • Network Traffic Statistics
    With Packetsdump ‘s network traffic monitor feature, users can quickly identify network bottleneck and detect network abnormities.
  • Software Debugging
    When you develop a network program or a web site, you may need to exactly know what it has sent and received. Packetsdump lets you to know all the data transmitted through your network. Let you follow the most concerned packets together and easily debug your programs.

Other Features

  •  Real-time view network traffic.
  •  No bloat software, small and fast executables.
  •  Easy installation (requires no reboot) and uninstall.
  •  Dynamically loaded drivers at runtime.
  •  Simple user-interface.

Software Systems

  • Windows Server 2012/2012 R2/2016/2019 (64-bit)
  • Windows 7 SP1 (KB3033929) (64-bit)
  • Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
  • Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • Windows 11 (64-bit)
Relied Browser:
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher

Hardware Requirements

Minimum Requirements:
  • CPU: P4 2.8GHz
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Internet Explorer 8.0
Recommended System:
  • CPU: Intel Core Duo 3.2GHz
  • RAM: 8GB or more
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher


  • You are required to have the “Administrator” level privileges on supported operating system in order to load and unload device drivers, or to select a network adapter for using the program to capture packets.