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Information about .pcap File Extension

CAP file is a Libpcap Captured Packets. Libpcap support saving captured packets to a file, and reading files containing saved packets. Applications can be written, using libpcap or WinPcap, to be able to capture network traffic and analyze it, or to read a saved capture and analyze it, using the same analysis code.

Common .pcap file type descriptions:

  • Wireshark capture file
  • Archivo PCAP

Applications, associated with .pcap files

Wireshark iconWireshark by The Wireshark developer community,
Notepad iconNotepad by Microsoft Corporation
Notepad is a simple text editor for Microsoft Windows. It has been included in all versions of Microsoft Windows.