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Nmap Packet Capture (Npcap)

Npcap is the Windows version of the libpcap library; it includes a driver to support capturing packets.

Wireshark can use this library to capture live network data on Windows.

General information and downloads are available on the Npcap web site.

The libpcap file format description can be found at: Development/LibpcapFileFormat

Npcap 1.00 [2020-09-25]
"After more than 7 years of development and 170 previous public releases, the Nmap Project is delighted to release Npcap version 1.00!"

Npcap is the Nmap Project's packet sniffing library for Windows. It is based on the wonderful Winpcap / Libpcap libraries, but with improved improved speed, portability, security, and efficiency. In particular, Npcap offers:

  • NDIS 6 Support

  • WinPcap compatibility

  • Loopback Packet Capture


Imported from https://wiki.wireshark.org/NPcap on 2020-08-11 23:17:33 UTC