July 26, 2017 - Colasoft Capsa 10 Enterprise 10.0

New Features:

  • An Interaction Diagram column and a Transport Layer Max ACK Time column are added for TCP Conversation view.
  • A Payload column is added for TCP Conversation view and Packet view.
  • Audio and video can be played for SIP VoIP calls based on following codecs: G.711/a, g.711/u, GSM, BV32, Speex, PCM, H.264 (unencrypted), H.263(unencrypted), Mp4v-es.
  • Audio and video can be played for H.323 VoIP calls based on following codecs: G.711/a, g.711/u, GSM, H.264(unencrypted), H.263 (unencrypted).

Improvements:

  • VoIP analysis is improved to support both SIP and H.323 protocol.
  • MAC address library and IP address library have been updated.
  • The calculation for TCP conversation metrics has been updated.
  • Average bps, average utilization, and average pps are added for traffic statistics.
  • Packet timestamp supports nanosecond, and some statistics are accurate to nanosecond.

Bugs Fixed:

  • Capsa crashes when the Packet Decoding pane is minimized to zero.
  • The packet is identified as retransmission when the previous packet sequence number reaches the 32-bit integer limit.
  • Capsa sometimes hangs on the initializing page when starting a project.
  • Capsa sometimes crashes when saving the statistics on the Diagnosis view.
  • Network adapters occasionally cannot be detected on Windows 10.

January 19, 2017 - Colasoft Capsa 9 Enterprise 9.2

New Features:

  • HTTPS packets can be decrypted with key files.
  • Application based traffic analysis and statistics are available.
  • An Application view and an Application Explorer are provided.
  • More than 1800 built-in applications are provided.
  • Custom applications are available.
  • A Base64 Codec is provided.

Improvements:

  • A Protocol column is added for the Port view.
  • A Dup Ack mark is added to the Summary column on the Packet view.
  • The display of top charts is optimized.
  • The display on HiDPI screen is optimized.
  • IP address conflict detection is optimized.

Bugs Fixed:

  • The Find box cannot be called out from the Node Explorer.
  • Packets cannot be located for a specific diagnosis event on the Diagnosis view.

September 6, 2016 - Colasoft Capsa 9 Enterprise 9.1

New Features:

  • Conversation filter is provided to define filter rules for MAC/IP/TCP/UDP conversation.
  • Packets can be decoded as specified protocol.
  • Packets can be filtered based on time rule.
  • Enable batch address/port input for advanced capture filter.
  • A Time Sequence tab is added for DNS-based conversation.
  • The protocol PPP for POS can be recognized and decoded.

Improvements:

  • Name table file supports .csv format.
  • An option is added to enable/disable the automatic loading of packet files replayed last time.

June 21, 2016 - Colasoft Capsa 9 Enterprise 9.0

New Features:

  • Network traffic can be analyzed based on local processes.
  • A Process view and a Process Explorer are provided.

Improvements:

  • bps calculation is optimized.
  • No "Limited Group" for Node Explorer.
  • View Display is optimized.
  • Conversation data display is optimized.
  • IP address geographical information library is updated for Colasoft Ping Tool.
  • User interface display is optimized for Colasoft Ping Tool.
  • MAC address manufacturer information is updated for Colasoft MAC Scanner.

Bugs Fixed:

  • Chart cannot be saved sometimes for Colasoft Ping Tool.

March 29, 2016 - Colasoft Capsa 8 Enterprise 8.3

Improvements:

  • The recognition of some protocols is more accurate.

Bugs Fixed:

  • The Windows 10 operating system logs off from time to time when starting Capsa.
  • Added name table cannot be auto-saved.
  • Packet files with capitalized extension cannot be replayed.
  • Log View settings in Analysis Profile cannot be auto-saved.
  • For wireless analysis, no packets are shown on the Packet view when a MAC address is selected in the Node Explorer.

Feburary 23, 2016 - Colasoft Capsa 8 Enterprise 8.2

New Features:

  • Support analyzing the traffic of 2-channel wireless AP.
  • Support displaying decoded data in hex in Data Flow sub-view in TCP Conversation view and UDP Conversation view.

Improvements:

  • Optimize the display of Data Flow sub-view in TCP Conversation view and UDP Conversation view.
  • Support recognizing 1546 protocols and sub-protocols.

December 15, 2015 - Capsa Network Analyzer 8.1

New Features:

  • Add online auto-update feature.
  • Add conversation filter.
  • Add signature recognization of DNS packets.

Improvements:

  • Optimize the interface of TCP Flow Analysis.
  • Optimize system architecture, upgrade from 32-bit to 64-bit version.
  • A maximum of 100,000 analysis objects are supported in 64-bit version. Packet buffer size can be set as the total idle RAM of the system.
  • Analysis performance is improved greatly.
  • Add field sorting capability in the Log view.
  • Support recognizing 1040 protocols and sub-protocols, support decoding 142 protocols.

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fix the problem of command line calling error.

June 17, 2015 - Capsa Network Analyzer 8.0

New Features:

  • The third-generation Colasoft Traffic Recognition Engine (CSTRE) provides more accurate protocol and application recognition.
  • Add IP fragment packet decoding capability.
  • Add HTTPS stream reassembly decoding capability.
  • Support auto-resolution of domain name and host name.
  • Protocol decoding content can be exported.
  • Add two diagnosis events: physical loop and routing loop.
  • MAC/IP/TCP/UDP Conversation View can be located directly from Packet View.
  • Add packet time shift function to Packet View.
  • Support chunked encoding reassembly and gzip compression decoding in HTTPS stream reassembly content.
  • Colorizing the packets for a conversation in MAC/IP/TCP/UDP Conversation View.
  • Support running Capsa with command lines.
  • 83 new protocols supported: NJACK,6LoWPAN,Adwin-Config,PEEKREMOTE,Etch,AppleMIDI,AR Drone,ACN,ARTNET,BSSGP,TUXEDO,BFD Control,Bitcoin,BT DHT,XCSL,Auto_RP,CWLCCP,Clique-rm,CTDB,CIGI,DPLAY,DCC,DVB-S2,E100,DCP(ETSI),XMCP,GIOP,GPRS,HiSLIP,IEC MMS,IEEE_1588,iFCP,Interlink,ICEP,Kismet,LANforge,LBMR,LAPD,PKTGEN,LBT-RM,LBT-RU,MAC-LTE,MSRP,MS SGSN LLC,Mojito,NORM,NBD,OSC,openflow,PVFS,Pathport,PDCP-LTE,IEEE_1588_PCSP,PANA,RLC,RTPS,RedbackLI,RLM,RMCP,RPCAP,RELOAD,RLC-LTE,SERCOSIII,SAP 822,SPRT,H1,SKTP,Spice,StarTeam,SDCP,Teredo,UDT,UCP,UMA_M,MIOP,BT-uTP,VNC,WOL,waveagent,MQ,WLCCP,YMSG and ZIOP.

Improvements:

  • Address Resolution Options is added.
  • Network Profile is enabled by default when creating a project.

Bugs Fixed:

  • TCP data reassembly display is not accurate.
  • Crash caused by repeated clicks of Replay button after packet replay storage space is full.

August 20, 2014 - Capsa Network Analyzer 7.8 Released

Capsa Network Analyzer 7.8 is released with many new features, improvements and bugs fixed as below.

New Features:

  • Adds VoIP analysis, including VoIP analysis profile, call statistics, VoIP dashboard, diagnosis, logs, reports, and VoIP Explorer.
  • Domain based statistics is available.
  • Advanced display filter for packets.
  • Port based statistics is available
  • IMAP4 based emails can be analyzed.
  • Windows Server 2012 support (except for Colasoft Packet Builder).

Improvements:

  • The Packet tab for the TCP Conversation view is optimized to be identical to the Packet view.
  • The color scheme for TCP Transaction Summary Pie Chart is improved.
  • Dashboard is optimized to provide more default graphs.
  • Several built-in reports are added to the Report view.
  • Default Packet Buffer is increased to 128 MB.

February 26, 2013-Capsa Network Analyzer 7.7 Released

Capsa Network Analyzer 7.7 is released with many new features, improvements and bugs fixed as below.

New Features:

  • Adds the identification and decoding of the protocols: SIP, SDP, MEGACO/H.248, MGCP, Q931, SAP, H.225, RMI, Oracle, MMS, GOOSE, SMV, and GMRP.
  • Alarm notification now by both audio and email.
  • Added Custom Reporting capability for individual nodes within the Node Explorer.

Bug Fixed:

  • The Analysis Profile Settings dialog box could not be closed when a scheduled project was running.
  • Restored the manufacturer information for the Colasoft MAC Scanner.
  • Resolved Checksum Error in the Summary column on the Packet view when decoding UDP protocol under IPv6.
  • Eliminated program crash during packet file replay.
  • No packets were captured when a capture using multiple NICs was stopped and restarted again.

June 19, 2012-Capsa Network Analyzer 7.6 Released

Capsa Network Analyzer 7.6 is released with many new features, improvements and bugs fixed as below.

New Features:

  • You can now schedule task to automatically start a new analysis project at specified time.
  • Configurations of the program can be exported and imported. The configurations include the settings of network profile, analysis profile, dashboard, matrix and report.
  • Display filters are provided for isolating and viewing particular items.
  • You can now add new report with user-defined name and optional statistic items.
  • Packets can be highlighted and noted.

Improvements:

  • Logs can be automatically saved in *.csv format.
  • Capsa can now identify encryption type of AP automatically.
  • An MAC address column is added to the Log tab.
  • Settings for analysis profile have been optimized.
  • Local engine settings are merged into Options on the Menu button.
  • Capsa can now decode Tunnel IP in IP protocol.
  • The analysis profile, Protocol Analysis, is removed.

Bug Fixed:

  • The layout of columns, including column arrangement and column width, cannot be memorized.
  • The Find dialog box cannot remember the search content typed last time.

September 26, 2011-Capsa Network Analyzer 7.5 Released

Capsa Network Analyzer 7.5 is released with many new features, improvements and bugs fixed as below.

New Features:

  • Powerful TCP flow analysis for application performance optimization.
  • Add ICQ monitor to analyze and log ICQ activities.
  • Support RADIUS protocol analysis.
  • Intuitive TCP transaction sequence diagram.
  • Enhanced user interface & performance.

Improvements:

The layout of Tab view has been optimized, and the computer resource usage is reduced significantly.

Bugs Fixed:

The log view statistics are inaccurrately retrieved and displayed sometimes.

  • Occasionally, the program keeps reactivating after a couple of days running.
  • Reports can not dispaly properly sometimes.
  • Bugs in ICMPv4 module.
  • when a project file is replayed, the size of cscproj project file can be automatically changed.
  • Random failure to export a report to PDF.

March 15, 2011-Capsa Network Analyzer 7.4 Released

Capsa Network Analyzer 7.4 is released with many new features, improvements and bugs fixed as below.

New Features:

  • Complete support for wireless traffic capture and analysis from all 802.11 a/b/g/n networks.
  • Decryption of WEP/WPA/WPA2 protected packets.

Improvements:

  • Redesigned Start Page layout.
  • Optimized network profile settings that a capture can be started without a network profile.
  • New icons for network tools on the Ribbon.
  • Prompt of wireless disconnection when clicking the start button to start a wireless analysis.
  • A replay bug fixed that a certain type of packets cannot be loaded.

October 20, 2010 - Capsa Network Analyzer 7.3.1

Capsa Network Analyzer 7.3.1 is released with many advanced features and enhanced analyzing experience.

New Features & Improvements:

  • Add Security Analysis Profile to analyze DoS attack, ARP attack and worm activities, etc.
  • Add tab show/hide management panel for the main view.
  • Add Data Storage on the Start Page to configure packet and log save settings.
  • Add Report Logo preview in Report Settings.
  • Add New Packet Storage and Log File Save icon on the Ribbon.
  • Renamed Packet Buffer property page in the Analysis Profile Options to Packet Display Buffer, and the Packet Storage was removed from this page.
  • Redesigned Log Settings property page in the Analysis Profile Options, and add new Export Log Settings to enable/disable log auto saving.

Bug fixed:

  • Reactivation required when switching to other user accounts.
  • Customize Protocol function may not apply.
  • NetRay2.0 and Windows Sniffer (*.cap) packet files replaying incompatible.

June 17, 2010 - Capsa 7.2.1 Newly Released

Today, we are very proud to announce the release of Capsa 7.2.1-the latest version of our flagship product. The new version 7.2.1 comes out with the prominent features: Email monitor, MSN & Yahoo Messenger monitor

New Features & Improvements:

  • Support MSN, Yahoo Messenger monitoring.
  • Support saving email content to hard disk.
  • Support opening project file from Capsa 6.9.
  • Display connection number of each node in the Matrix tab.

Bug fixed:

  • The IP address range and mask condition of filter may not work.
  • Cannot change 0 to another number in Analysis Profile Options.
  • No separate check for Windows version of 32/64 bits before network adapter driver registry.
  • Too much time to initiate a project.
  • Wrong Delta Time in Packet tab.

May 25, 2010 - Capsa 7.2.1 Newly Released

Today, we are very proud to announce the release of Capsa 7.2.1-the latest version of our flagship product. The new version 7.2.1 comes out with the prominent features: Email monitor, MSN & Yahoo Messenger monitor

New Features & Improvements:

  • Support MSN, Yahoo Messenger monitoring.
  • Support auto-saving email content to hard disk.
  • Support open project file from Capsa 6.9.

Bug fixed:

  • Cannot change 0 to another number in Analysis Profile Options.
  • No separate check for Windows version of 32/64 bits before network adapter driver registry.

Mar 4, 2010 - Capsa 7.1.2 Newly Released

A month after the release of Capsa Network Analyzer 7.1, we are now very pleased to announce the upgrade version-Capsa 7.1.2. With the new Start Page, Capsa 7.1.2 makes it much easier to use. The version 7.1.2 makes improvements and adds new features as below:

New Features:

  • Add Duplicate function for Network Profiles and Analysis Profiles in Start Page.

Improvements:

  • New Start Page makes it easy to use.
  • Add Local Engine Setting build in System Menu.
  • Editing function of Network Profile and Analysis Profile moved to context menu.
  • Format and Report setting page moved from "System Options" dialog to "Local Engine Setting" dialog.

Bug fixed:

  • Cannot add new network group in Network Profile when auto network config detection failed.

Feb 1, 2010 - Colasoft Capsa 7.1 Newly Released

The version 7.1 makes improvements and adds new features as below:

  • New interface style.
  • New global dash board.
  • New Diagnose view provides overview of related hosts list. Rapidly pinpoint problem hosts.
  • Add Network Profile. It is a series of settings for different network environment, which including Network Group, Name Table, Alarm and Network Bandwidth setting.
  • Add new analysis solutions. Include Global Analysis, Large Traffic Analysis and various frequently-used protocols analysis.
  • Add online real-time alerts.
  • Add new time sequence diagram for TCP conversation. Show both SYN and ACK response of TCP connection.
  • Real-time analysis. Set adapters as source of data collection, which provide an intuitive display of traffic.
  • Replay analysis. Set archive packet files as source of second time analysis. Support various replay speeds and provide retrospective analysis of historical issues.
  • Support customized protocols for Ethernet II, IP, TCP, UDP.
  • Support customized graphs.
  • Support customized report and export as PDF.
  • Enhanced packet filters.

July 1, 2009 - Colasoft Capsa 6.9 R2

Colasoft has released Capsa 6.9 R2, packet sniffer software designed for network monitoring and troubleshooting purpose.

New Features:

  • Support Windows 7 32bit and 64bit Edition.
  • Packet Player: Support replay multiple packet files simultaneously.
  • Globally added two new options: alias(or hostname) and address can be displayed simultaneously.
  • There is a new option in the global Option settings users can enable to prevent hibernation when capturing.
  • New protocol ISL and FCoE can be recognized now.
  • Decoders for ISL, FCoE protocols.
  • Support Windows Server 2008 32bit and 64bit Edition.

Improvements:

  • A online help section activated in Start Page below Quick Link.
  • The Loopback won't be shown in the NIC test wizard.
  • Bug fixed:

  • A wrong value has been displayed in the decode area for IP Fragment Offset.
  • Users login as other windows ID will have to reactivate Capsa each time.
  • Oct 16, 2008 - Colasoft Capsa 6.9

    This new release has the following features and improvements.

    New Features:

    • Globally added two new option: Show Physical address as & Show IP address as.
    • A new option added to prevent hibernation when capturing.
    • Support decoding ISL, FCoE

    Improvements:

    • A online help section activated in Start Page below Quick Link.
    • The Loopback won't be shown in the NIC test wizard.

    Bug fixed:

    • A wrong value has been displayed in the decode area for IP Fragment Offset.

    July 04, 2008 - Colasoft Capsa 6.8

    This new release has the following features and improvements.

    New Features:

    • New Option for "Auto save packet file" in General Settings to specify the length of each packet to be saved.
    • New GEO column in Endpoint View.
    • New dock window for "Online Resources".
    • New protocols decoder supported: Bittorrent, Emule, MSSQL, TNS.

    Improvements:

    • Updated the lib for National IP Address information.
    • Improved the DNS analysis modules.

    Bug fixed:

    • When the program is not running, openning unsupported packet file by double click may cause incorrect value under count value in Summary View and Diagnosis view.

    February 21, 2008 - Colasoft Capsa 6.7

    This new release has the following features and improvements.

    New Features:

    • 110 new protocols supported, including Time, Nameserver, Tacacs, Xns-time, JE, Discard, Systat, Qotd, MSP, Daytime, Msg-auth, Auditd, Ni-ftp, MPM, MPM-snd, Re-mail-ck, La-maint, XNS-ch, XNS-auth, XNS-mail, Tacacs-ds, Mit-ml-dev, CTF, NPP, DCP, Supdup, Swift-rvf, Tacnews, Mcidas, Pwdgen, Cisco-fna, Cisco-tna, Cisco-sys, Statsrv, Emfis-data, Emfis-cntl, GGP, HMP, PRM, RDP, IRTP, NETBLT, DCCP, IDPR, DDP, SDRP, IDRP, DSR, NARP, TLSP, PVP, SMP, PTP, CRTP, CRUDP, PIPE, FC, SPS, SNP, ISO-TP4, SKIP, CFTP, EIGRP Hello, EIGRP Query, EIGRP Reply, EIGRP Update, Login, Who, Yahoo Messenger, X-Window, ISMP, UMA, ISO-TP0, ISO-IP, BFTP, SGMP, SGMP-traps, NAMP, Send, RIS, MPP, CDC, Http-mgmt, PIP, Rtsps, Pdap, NSRMP, RSVP_tunnel, IBM-app, SNPP, RCP, NMSP, IDFP, SCC Security, Submission, Password-chg, SMIP, XDAS, CFS, RAMP, ACNET, Sflow, CRIP, TRIP, Mnet-discovery, Rwhois, SCCP, Citrix ICA, Rexec, Biff, RTP with VLC.
    • Support decoding GGP, ISMP, IGRP, EIGRP, CDP, CGMP.

    Bug fixed:

    • DHCP decoder may cause program hang when decoding certain DHCP packets.
    • On Windows x64 platform, cannot start capture due to packet buffer size validation failure if available physical system memory larger than 2GB.

    November 5, 2007 - Colasoft Capsa 6.6

    This new release has the following features and improvements.

    New Features:

    • Support Windows Vista 64-bit Edition;
    • 15 new protocols supported: Tunnel, Echo, CMIP-Agent, CMIP-Man, SFTP, RAP, RLP, Radius, Radius-acct, Radius-dynauth, eMule, PPlive, SShell, Kerberos, Windows NLB.

    Improvements:

    • Port 4443 now recognized as AIM protocol.

    Bug fixed:

    • Packet distribution statistics dose not work when restart capturing after open an existing project file;
    • The 1 byte packet value filter dose not work correctly with byte masks.

    September 3, 2007 - Colasoft Capsa 6.5

    This new release has the following features and improvements.

    New Features:

    • Analysis of 4 IM protocols: MSN, Yahoo Messenger, AIM, and ICQ; real-time message display and record;
    • User Wizard to test NIC and check installation and deployment.

    Improvements:

    • Alter Log file format from ANSI to UTF-8.

    Bug fixed:

    • Graph view: crash after multi-clicking on "compare mode";
    • Report: blank "traffic" and "packet" under Top titles of Report under Windows 2000 + SP4 and Windows 2003 + SP1.

    March 22, 2007 - Colasoft Capsa 6.4

    This new release supports Windows Vista platform and AMD 64bit Edition (XP/2003), it also has some new protocol decoders and display improvements.

    New Features:

    • Supports Windows Vista.
    • Supports Windows XP 64-bit Edition and Windows Server 2003 64-bit Edition (AMD x64 Processor architectures).

    Improvements:

    • New protocol decoders: Gopher, ICP, SCTP, VRRP.
    • Add "Custom Columns" toolbar button in the Endpoints, Protocols, Conversations, Packets and Logs view.

    Bug fixed:

    • Email analyzer: Incorrect email address extracted from certain MIME header.
    • Demo version: Log buffer limitation should be 512KB rather than 512 bytes.

    December 13, 2006 - Colasoft Capsa 6.3 build 1073

    This release introduces a new network tool Packet Builder, you can now construct your own custom packets and sending them into the network. This release also includes many enhancements as well as bug fix.

    New Features:

    • Packet Builder, constructing custom packets and sending them into the network.
    • New analyzer setting page in Options.

    Improvements:

    • New protocol decoders: PPTP, RSVP, COPS, L2TP, LPD, ICMPv6, IPv6, MSN, QQ.
    • Packet Player now supports burst mode and loop sending.
    • Enhanced send packets in Capsa now supports burst mode and loop sending.
    • Add 'Locate Explorer Node' toolbar button in all sub-views.

    Bug fixed:

    • Log view didn't refresh automatically.
    • Selected columns didn't work when exporting list items to txt, csv or html files.
    • No data in 'Decode' column when exporting packet list to txt, csv or html files.
    • In project setting, the bandwidth value of adapter will become negative if enter a value large than 2147.
    • Summary view didn't remember column status and width.

    September 27, 2006 - Colasoft Capsa 6.2

    This release includes many new features, enhancements and introduces customizable external tools feature which allow user integrate other handy network tools into Capsa, along with three built-in tools including Packet Player, MAC Address Scanner and Ping Tool. This release also added the useful send packets feature, and the overall analyzing performance improved significantly by optimized packet identification engine and optimized statistic counter updating method.

    New Features:

    • Send packets
    • Built-in tools: Packet Player, MAC Address Scanner and Ping Tool
    • Customizable external tools

    Improvements:

    • New protocol decoders: IGMP, IPX, SPX, NCP, RIP v1, RIP v2, OSPF, SAP, HSRP
    • New protocol identification: NetWare IPX, NetWare Link Services Protocol, NetWare RIP Reply, NetWare SAP
    • Optimized packet protocol identification process, 200% faster
    • Improved statistic counter updating efficiency, 100% faster
    • Manual host name resolution now supports reviewing the results
    • Improved TCP stream view updating method

    Bug fixed:

    • Some protocols field may displays incorrect value in decode column of packets list view
    • Packet decode view couldn't restore protocol field selection correctly
    • Error packet and lost packet counter data didn't reset to zero when clear project data

    July 25, 2006 - Colasoft Capsa 6.1

    This release incorporates many new features and enhancements including 64bit chart data sampling, MPLS packet decoder and Ethernet/IP protocol statistics, customizable reports including top 10 IP, top 10 protocol and chart, packet view now incorporates a decode column, and so on. 

    • New Reports view displays the real time statistics reports of global or specific groups
    • New display type combo box in the Protocols view
    • New Decode column in the Packets view
    • New Next Sequence Packet Number of the decoded packets in the Packets view
    • New Bytes Send/Receive Ratio and Packets Send/Receive Ratio displayed in the Endpoints view when the number of packets exceed 10
    • Enhanced protocol identification now supports loopback, SNMP Trap, SSDP, ICP, COPS, RTP, IP Fragment, GDP, HSRP, MPLS, XNS and AARP
    • Enhanced MPLS packets decoding
    • Enhanced import/export packets file in TCP DUMP(*.dmp) format
    • Enhanced resolve host name manually in every views which displays the IP address
    • Enhanced the size of chart samples
    • Enhanced the details of ICMP decoding

    April 25, 2006 - Colasoft Capsa 6.0

    Colasoft Capsa 6.0 is released today. Expert network sniffer designed for packet decoding and network diagnosis, Colasoft Capsa analyzes the network traffic of your network. With packet capture, decode, filtering, matrix, graphs, conversations, host table and statistics, users will have a tremendous amount of information to troubleshoot and manage their networks.

    Many new features are enhanced with improvements in this version as follows:
    • New Expert Matrix view shows all communicating endpoints within your network
    • New Conversations view now supports physical, IP, TCP and UDP conversation.
    • New DNS analysis module provides DNS-specific diagnoses and DNS query log
    • New protocol decoders Finger, TFTP, Telnet and SSH
    • Enhanced protocol identification now supports RIP, RIPV1, RIPV2, RIPV3, RIPV4, QQ, BitTorrent
    • Enhanced project explorer - Groups Internet address by its geographical location
    • Enhanced project explorer - Displays the realtime status of each nodes
    • Enhanced graphs view extensive use of GDI+ supports shading, antialiasing and highlighting
    • Exporting chart now supports PNG and EMF format
    • Passively resolve IP addresses instead of automatically resolve
    • Importing packets file now supports EhterPeek v7, ArioPeek v9 and OmniPeek v9 format

    January 20, 2006 - Colasoft Capsa 5.5

    Colasoft Capsa 5.5 is released today. This update version adds the following new features and makes many

    Improvements:

    • Expert network diagnosis module
    • Filter table to share packet filter across projects
    • Graphic packet filter interface
    • Auto save captured packets to one or more packet files
    • Find items in the explorer windows and almost all list views
    • Sub views in the endpoints view and protocols view displaying related packets
    • Identifiable protocol: IGAP, RGMP and PPPoE
    • Protocol decoder: NetBIOS, DHCP, BOOTP, SMB, CIFS, SMTP, POP3, FTP and PPPoE
    • Project setting options: save setting as default, custom port, statistics settings
    • Global options: keep recent file, disable smooth scrolling
    • Import wizard with range options
    • Export process window
    • Hot keys in the packets view
    • Warning notice for project setting
    • Import/export feature in the name table
    • Layout options for protocol filter

    August 26, 2005 - Colasoft Capsa 5.0

    The new version of Colasoft Capsa contains many improvements and new features compared with the previous version. It supports monitoring multiple adapters (enterprise edition only), letting you view the traffic passing through your network via different adapters. The advanced analyzers provide more detailed information about network traffic, allowing you to view the analyzed data of email messages, FTP transfers and HTTP requests. Simple filters and advanced filters can narrow the target hosts, letting you quickly focus on suspect traffic and identify the source of network troubles. Statistics and graphs let you view network communications in various ways, bring you an overall and visual impression of your network. Flexible and intuitive interface is the outstanding feature of Colasoft Capsa, you can easily switch from an overall statistics to the details of a specific network node, even a rookie user can manage it efficiently in a few moments.

    What's new in version 5.0?
    • New statistic views
    • New graphs view (unique to enterprise edition)
    • New statistic reports (unique to enterprise edition)
    • Preview and print
    • More supported network protocols
    • New command line parameters
    • Enhanced name table
    • Summary statistics snapshots (unique to enterprise edition)
    • New packet summary
    • Enhanced log views and log files
    • Enhanced packet filter
    • Locate explorer nodes
    • Multiple adapters in a project (unique to enterprise edition)
    • Enhanced advanced analyzers
    • Local host TDI loopback traffic (unique to enterprise edition)
    • New related packets
    • Enhanced project explorer
    • New project status
    • New network profile (unique to enterprise edition)

    January 28, 2005 - Colasoft Capsa 4.06

    January 28, 2005 - Colasoft. today announced the update of Colasoft Capsa. In the latest version 4.06, Colasoft has improved the Web access log, Content-Length, and long-term traffic analysis features. The upgraded program also supports multi-subnet Intranet configuration and allows customizing subnet address/mask. Additionally, Resolve and Change Host Name options are now available in several views including Scope Explorer, Node List, and IP List.

    • New: Resolve Host Name in Scope Explorer View, Node List View and IP List View
    • New: Change Host Name in Scope Explorer View, Node List View and IP List View
    • New: Product activation system
    • New: Separately store web/transaction log in different files by time
    • New: Support the conversion between ASCII and EBCDIC in TCP Stream View, Packet Decode View, Packet Hex View
    • New: Predefined web accesses filters
    • New: Optional peer nodes creating in Scope Explorer and Nodes List View
    • Other miscellaneous bugs fixed

    November 2, 2004 - Colasoft Capsa 4.05

    On November 2, 2004, Colasoft updates the version 4.05 of Colasoft Capsa, which has the following improvements compared with version 4.0:

    • Improved Web access log, Content-Length is recordable now
    • New project options for long-term traffic analysis
    • Supports multi-subnet Intranet configuration, subnet address/mask customable
    • Bug fixed:

      the value of certain columns always return zero when exporting packet data
    • Bug fixed:

      Capsa didn't open project files via DDE
    • Bug fixed:

      Capsa stopped to capture network packets if reset a network adapter connection
    • Miscellaneous improvements to online help
    • Other miscellaneous bugs fixed

    December 12, 2003 - Colasoft Capsa 4.0

    We are pleased to announce the new release of Capsa 4.0 for Windows, a powerful yet simple-to-use sniffer tool for monitoring and analyzing network protocols and packets.

    What's New:

    • New web access analysis module
    • New transaction analysis module
    • New TCP connection stream view
    • New UDP session analysis
    • High resolution timestamp (millisecond)
    • Dynamic update of packets view
    • More packets buffer options including ring buffer
    • Automatically save projects
    • Font and color customization in all views
    • New layout of project setting dialog
    • Improved capture filter settings
    • New project summary view
    • New filter settings for email, web access and transaction analysis module
    • Improved hostname resolve method
    • Add port name display options
    • Custom port options
    • New data exporting wizard
    • New protocol driver supports Windows 2003 Server

    April 25, 2003 - Colasoft Capsa 3.0

    We are pleased to announce the new release of Capsa 3.0 for Windows, a powerful yet simple-to-use sniffer tool for monitoring and analyzing network protocols and packets ..

    What's New:

    • New connection view
    • New wireless adapter support
    • New Terminal server support
    • New multi monitor support
    • New higher-performance packet capture driver
    • New column sorting support
    • Improved network adapter enumeration
    • Improved user interface
    • Installation improvements
    • Fixed memory leaks in packet capture driver
    • Other miscellaneous bugs fix and improvements