Create custom network packets; users can use this tool to check their network protection against attacks and intruders.
Colasoft Packet Builder includes a very powerful editing feature. Besides common HEX editing raw data, it features a Decoding Editor allowing users to edit specific protocol field values much easier.
There are three views in the Packet Builder Pro, they are Packet List, Decode Editor, and Hex Editor.
The Packet List displays all constructed packets, when selecting one or more packets in Packet List, the first highlighted packet will displays in both Decode Editor and Hex Editor for editing.
In the Hex Editor, the data of the packet is represented as hexadecimal values and ASCII characters, nonprintable characters are represented by a dot "." in the ASCII part. Users can either edit the hexadecimal values or the ASCII characters.
The Decode Editor is a unique feature in Colasoft Packet Builder Pro, editing in decode editor allows to edit packets without remembering value length, byte order and offsets, simply select a field, and change value in the edit box.
Colasoft Packet Builder Pro provides several way to create packets:
- Users can import a existing packet trace file created by sniffer software such as Colasoft Capsa, Wireshark, Network General Sniffer and WildPackets EtherPeek/OmniPeek etc.
- Users can use the Add or Insert Packet command in Edit menu or Toolbar to create a new packet, Colasoft Packet Builder Pro provides several common-used packet format- Ethernet Packet, ARP Packet, IP Packet, TCP Packet and UDP Packet.
- If Colasoft Capsa has been installed, users can also send packets in Capsa to Packet Builder on the fly.
Colasoft Packet Builder Pro supports auto-checksum feature, users can enable this feature by check the Checksum button in toolbar, Packet Builder will calculates the IP, TCP, ICMP, and UDP checksum automatically every time when changing packet data.Product homepage: Colasoft Packet Builder ProCompany homepage: ColasoftGiveaway limitations:
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