sharppcap VS PurpleExplorer

Compare sharppcap vs PurpleExplorer and see what are their differences.


Official repository - Fully managed, cross platform (Windows, Mac, Linux) .NET library for capturing packets (by dotpcap)


cross-platform Azure Service Bus explorer (Windows, MacOS, Linux) (by telstrapurple)
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sharppcap PurpleExplorer
2 1
1,054 124
2.9% 9.7%
6.9 5.5
8 days ago about 2 months ago
C# C#
GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 only MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of sharppcap. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-07-29.


Posts with mentions or reviews of PurpleExplorer. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing sharppcap and PurpleExplorer you can also consider the following projects:

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AlbionOnline-StatisticsAnalysis - A tool for easy reading of auction house data for the game AlbionOnline

ServiceBusExplorer - The Service Bus Explorer allows users to connect to a Service Bus namespace and administer messaging entities in an easy manner. The tool provides advanced features like import/export functionality or the ability to test topic, queues, subscriptions, relay services, notification hubs and events hubs.

AzureSTTService - A simple Windows Background service in C# code, to perform subsequent Speech-To-Text (STT) process on wave files, using Azure Speech Services

OctaneDownloader - A high performance, multi-threaded C# file download library.

WFN - Windows Firewall Notifier extends the default Windows embedded firewall by allowing to handle and notify about outgoing connections, offers real time connections monitoring, connections map, bandwidth usage monitoring and more...

Uno Platform - Build Mobile, Desktop and WebAssembly apps with C# and XAML. Today. Open source and professionally supported.

Network-Packet-Sniffer - Packet sniffer in C# using SharpPcap - A Packet Capture Framework for .NET

Superbus - An azure service bus explorer for macOS users