There are 13 other file types using
the CAP file extension!

empty icon.cap - ProComm/Telix session capture data

empty icon.cap - Capture data

empty icon.cap - CaptionMaker caption data

empty icon.cap - Agilent LAN Analyser capture data

empty icon.cap - Capella music sheet data

empty icon.cap - Code Architect project

empty icon.cap - PacketView Pro packet trace data

empty icon.cap - Shomiti Surveyor captured data

cap icon.cap - Snoop captured data

empty icon.cap - Phase One RAW image

empty icon.cap - Construct game development data

empty icon.cap - ASUS BIOS archive

empty icon.cap - Java Card converted applet

CAP file extension - Network Monitor capture data

What is cap file? How to open cap files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

cap file icon: cap filetype icon

File extension cap is related to Network Monitor program, part of earlier versions of Microsoft Windows operating system (2000, XP and Vista). It could be found in Control Panel.

A .cap file contains log of recorded network traffic (raw data captured from data traffic). The cap format (trace file, bone file) is used by various other apps, such as WireShark.

Network administrators or IT professionals can open and analyze .cap files. This can help them identify network problems, analyze performance, or detect security issues like unauthorized access or malware.

Updated: April 14, 2024

The default software associated to open cap file:

Microsoft Network Monitor picture or screenshot

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Network Monitor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Network Monitor is a protocol analyzer. It allows you to capture network traffic and view and analyze it.

Help how to open:

Use Microsoft Network Monitor to view content of the .cap capture files.

How to convert:

Use compatible tools to export .cap files to other formats.

Find conversions from cap file:

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List of software applications associated to the .cap file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open cap file, edit cap file, convert cap file, view cap file, play cap file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting cap files.

Software that open cap file - Network Monitor capture data

Programs supporting the exension cap on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open cap file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with cap file by default:
Microsoft Network Monitor
Other suggested software:

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