A wcap file extension is related to the Wireless Diagnostics captured packet format.

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WCAP file extension - Wireless Diagnostics captured packet

What is wcap file? How to open wcap files?

File type specification:

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The wcap file extension is associated with the Wireless Diagnostics, an application included in macOS (Mac OS X) operating system, which is used to diagnose Wi-Fi network.

The wcap file stores wireless diagnostics captured packet.

Updated: August 7, 2019

The default software associated to open wcap file:

Mac OS X icon

Apple, Inc. logoMac OS X  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

OS X or Mac OS X is Unix-based operating system developed by Apple Inc. for Macintosh computers. It contains basic core applications for everyday use, such as Finder basic file manager, Safari for Internet browsing, QuickTime for video, iTunes for managing audio data and iPod, iOS devices management , iMessage instant messaging, Mail, Contacts, Calendar and many more.

The latest version 10.11 of OS X is called El Capitan. It is available to purchase on Mac App Store as well as is distributed with new Mac computers and notebooks. It includes features to improve the security, performance, design and usability.

OS X operating system was replaced by new macOS in 2016!

macOS icon

Apple, Inc. logomacOS  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

macOS is Unix-based desktop operating system, a successor of Mac OS X system for MacBook-family, iMac, Mac Mini and Mac Pro computers, developed and sold by Apple, Inc.

Help how to open:

Use Wireless Diagnostics to open *.wcap files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .wcap 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 wcap file, edit wcap file, convert wcap file, view wcap file, play wcap file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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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 wcap files.

Software that open wcap file - Wireless Diagnostics captured packet

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

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with wcap file by default:
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