Capsa Portable Network Analyzer

Monitor, Analyze, Troubleshoot your Wired & Wireless Network

Capsa, a portable network performance analysis and diagnostics tool, provides tremendously powerful and comprehensive packet capture and analysis solution with an easy to use interface allowing both veteran and novice users the ability to protect and monitor networks in a critical business environment. Capsa aids in keeping you assessed of threats that may cause significant business outage.
Starts at $995


Capsa is a portable network analyzer application for both LANs and WLANs which performs real-time packet capturing capability, 24x7 network monitoring, advanced protocol analysis, in-depth packet decoding, and automatic expert diagnosis. Capsa's comprehensive high-level window view of entire network, gives quick insight to network administrators or network engineers allowing them to rapidly pinpoint and resolve application problems. With the most user-friendly interface and the most powerful data packet capture and analysis engine in the industry, Capsa is a necessary tool for network monitoring.

Capsa Enterprise

Capsa Enterprise is designed for small business as well as enterprise users and performs network monitoring, troubleshooting and analysis for both wired & wireless networks including 802.11a/b/g/n. Whether you're a veteran with years of experience or new to network monitoring, if your requirements are to identify, diagnose, and solve network problems quickly, or monitor user activity on your network, or you just need to ensure that the corporation's communications assets are safe, Capsa Enterprise is a must have network management tool.

Key Features of Capsa Enterprise:

Real-time Packet Capture

Real-time packet capture as well as the ability to save data transmitted over local networks, including wired network and wireless network like 802.11a/b/g/n.

Advanced Protocol Analysis

Identify and analyze 1040 protocols and sub-protocols, including VoIP, as well as network applications which are based on the protocol analysis.

User-friendly Dashboard

Easy to use Overview Dashboard allows you to view network statistics at a single glance, allowing for quick interpretation of network utilization data.

Multiple Network Behavior Monitoring

E-mail and instant messaging traffic can be monitored and stored, helping identify security and data handling violations.

Quickly Pinpointing Network Problems

Suspicious hosts can be detected and diagnosed enabling you to pinpoint network problems in seconds.

Extensive Statistics of Each Host

Map the traffic, IP address, and MAC of each host on the network, allowing for easy identification of each host and the traffic that passes through each.

Capsa Enterprise is the most robust packet sniffer and packet analysis application available. Capsa's Overview Dashboard and drill down functionality make it easy enough for a SOHO Network Manager but powerful enough for a Distributed Enterprise Network Engineer.

VoIP Analysis

By capturing and analyzing VoIP calls and displaying results, IT staff could baseline and troubleshoot VoIP-based networks.

Notifying Alarms by Emails & Audio

By sending an emails or play sounds, when an alarm is triggered.

Task Scheduler

It helps to run packet capture and analysis at pre-defined time automatically, which can be scheduled to run one time, daily or weekly.

TCP Flow Analysis

TCP packets reveal information to troubleshoot slow network, like slow website response, CRM transactions and downloading, etc.

Network Security Analysis

Accurately detects DoS (DDoS) attack, Worm activity, ARP attack, TCP port scanning and suspicious conversation and locates the source and target in real-time.

Versatile Traffic & Bandwidth Statistics

Monitors Network traffic and Network bandwidth details in graphs and numbers.

Network Protocol Analysis

Being able to support more than 300 protocols, Capsa make it easy to analyze protocols in network and understand what is happening.

In-depth Packet Decoding

It captures all network packets transmitted on network and displays detailed packet decoding information in Hex, ASCII and EBCDIC.

Multiple Network Behavior Monitoring

Monitors HTTP, Email, DNS, FTP, MSN and Yahoo! Messenger.

Extensive Statistics of Each Host

Lists all hosts in network with details (traffic, IP, MAC, etc.).

Automatic Expert Network Diagnosis

Automatically diagnoses network problems and suggests solutions.

Visualized Connections in Matrix

Visualizes the entire network in an ellipse, showing connections and traffic.

Powerful Conversation Analysis

Monitors all conversations and reconstruct packet stream.

Useful & Valuable Built-in Tools

Free built-in tools to create and replay packets; scan and ping IPs.

Quick & Intuitive Report

Quickly generates reports of most concerned items.

Software Systems

  • Windows Server 2008, 64bit Edition
  • Windows Vista, 64bit Edition
  • Windows 7, 64bit Edition
  • Windows 8, 64bit Edition
  • Windows 10, 64bit Edition
Relied Browser:
  • Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher

Hardware Requirements

Minimum Requirements:
  • CPU: P4 2.8GHz
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internet Explorer 6.0
Recommended System:
  • CPU: Intel Core Duo 2.4GHz
  • RAM: 4GB or more
  • Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
Supported Network
  • Ethernet
    Capsa will run with a NDIS 3 or higher compatible Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, or Gigabit promiscuous mode network adapter. Promiscuous mode is the ability to have Capsa take over the driver and put it into a mode that will allow it to passively capture all packets on an Ethernet wire, regardless of the address to which they are being sent/received.

  • Wireless
    Colasoft has tested adapters based on Atheros, Ralink, Marvell and Intel chipsets. Other wireless cards may work with this version to the same degree that they worked in prior versions.

  • Recommended wireless network adapters:
    Atheros AR7015, AR6004, AR9380, AR9382, AR9390, AR9485, AR9462, AR958x
    Intel 1000, 4965, 5100, 5150, 5300, 5350, 6200, 6250, 6300, 6350, AC 7260, 82579LM
    Realtek RTL8188CU, RTL8192CU, RTL8187
    Broadcom 4313GN, 80211bgn
    TP-Link TL-WDN3200(, TL-822N v2
    D-Link DWA-160 B2(

Key Feature Capsa Enterprise Capsa Standard Capsa Free
    Price $995 $295 Free
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    Monitors WiFi Connections No No
    IP Addresses Monitored Unlimited 50 10
    Session Timeout Length Unlimited Unlimited 4 hours
    Adapter Monitors
    Manually Save Files
    Online Auto-update No
    Run Multiple Projects No
    Support Multiple Adapters No
    Support Network TAP No
    Printing No
    Export Data No
    Log Output Function No
    Fast Speed Packet Replay No
    Process View No
    Application View No
    TCP Port Scan View No No
    VoIP View No No
    Save Reports No No
    Diagnosis Function No No
    Security Analysis Profile No No
    Custom Reports No No
    Packet Auto-output Function No No
    Auto-Scheduling No No
    ARP Attack View No No
    Worm View No No
    DoS Attacking View No No
    DoS Attacked View No No
    Suspicious Conversation View No No
    Trial Download Free Trial Free Trial Download
    Price $995 $295 Free