PCAP file converter How to convert PCAP file?

What is PCAP file?


The PCAP File Extension is a proprietary file extension for the Packet Capture Data. It stores data in a packet-based protocol and can be opened and read by many different network traffic analyzers and software tools. PCAP files are used by many different network traffic analyzers and software tools, such as Wireshark, NetworkMiner, Cuckoo Sandbox, etc. The most common use of these files is packet analysis for troubleshooting purposes.

PCAP Format details


Full Name Packet Capture Data
Developer Wireshark
Category Data Files

Software, that convert PCAP files


The easiest way to convert a PCAP file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle PCAP files. Open your PCAP file with one of them and save in another file format.


PCAP Converters

  • Wireshark
  • WinDump
  • NetworkMiner
  • tcpdump
  • 4 PCAP converters

PCAP conversions