What's New in version 2.29:

  • Fixed bug from version 2.28: SmartSniff crashed when selecting loopback interface or other network interfaces without connection information.

What's New in version 2.28:

  • The information of the selected network adapter is now displayed in the window title.

What's New in version 2.27:

  • Fixed the lower pane to switch focus when pressing tab key.

What's New in version 2.26:

  • SmartSniff now automatically loads the new version of WinPCap driver from if it's installed on your system.
  • SmartSniff now tries to load the dll of Network Monitor Driver 3.x (NmApi.dll) according to the installation path specified in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Netmon3. This change should solve the problem with loading the Network Monitor Driver 3.x on some systems.

What's New in version 2.25:

  • Added 4 columns to the adapters list in the 'Capture Options' window: 'Connection Name', 'MAC Address', 'Instance ID', 'Interface Guid'.
  • When using WinPCap driver , SmartSniff now displays more accurate information in the adapters list of the 'Capture Options' window.
  • Fixed the 'Retrieve process information while capturing packets' feature to work on Windows 10/8/7.

What's New in version 2.20:

  • Added option to capture traffic on (Loopback) to 'Raw Sockets' capture method (For Windows Vista or later).

What's New in version 2.17:

  • Added 'Find In Upper Pane' option.

What's New in version 2.16:

  • Fixed bug: SmartSniff failed to remember the last size/position of the main window if it was not located in the primary monitor.

What's New in version 2.15:

  • Added 'Capture is Active' check-box (F11) under the File menu. You can now temporary suspend/resume the capture simply by pressing the F11 key.

What's New in version 2.11:

  • Added 'Always On Top' option.
  • Added secondary sorting support: You can now get a secondary sorting, by holding down the shift key while clicking the column header. Be aware that you only have to hold down the shift key when clicking the second/third/fourth column. To sort the first column you should not hold down the Shift key.

What's New in version 2.10:

  • SmartSniff now allows you to automatically add it to the allowed programs list of Windows firewall when starting to capture and remove it when you stop capturing. This option is needed when using the 'Raw Socket' capture method while Windows firewall is turned on, because if SmartSniff is not added to Windows firewall, the incoming traffic is not captured at all.

What's New in version 2.08:

  • SmartSniff now remembers the last file type you selected in 'Load Packets Data From File' option.
  • Fixed the window title of 'Display Filter' option.

What's new in version 2.07:

  • Fixed to flickering in the upper pane.

What's New in version 2.06:

  • Fixed to display HTTP POST URLs on 'URL List' display mode.

What's New in version 2.05:

  • Added 'Capture On Program Start' option.
  • Added 'Mark Odd/Even Rows' option, under the View menu. When it's turned on, the odd and even rows are displayed in different color, to make it easier to read a single line.

What's New in version 2.00:

  • Added support for GeoLite City database. You can now download the GeoLite City database (GeoLiteCity.dat.gz), put it in the same folder of smsniff.exe, and SmartSniff will automatically use it to get the country/city information for every IP address.
  • Added 'Auto Size Columns+Headers' option, which allows you to automatically resize the columns according to the row values and column headers.

What's New in version 1.95:

  • Added Find option (Ctrl+F) to easily find text in the lower pane.
  • Fixed issue: The properties dialog-box and other windows opened in the wrong monitor, on multi-monitors system.

What's New in version 1.93:

  • Fixed bug: When opening the 'Capture Options' dialog-box after Network Monitor Driver 3.x was previously selected, SmartSniff switched back to Raw Sockets mode.

What's New in version 1.92:

  • Added accelerator key to the 'URL List' mode (Ctrl+F4)

What's New in version 1.91:

  • Fixed a crash problem occurred with some Web pages when using the 'Extract HTTP Files' option.

What's New in version 1.90:

  • Added 'Put Icon On Tray' option.

What's New in version 1.85:

  • Added 'Use DNS Queries & Cache For Host Names' option. When it's turned on, SmartSniff analyzes the captured DNS queries and uses them for displaying the local/remote host names. The internal DNS cache of Windows is also used.

What's New in version 1.82:

  • Added 'Duration' column, which displays the difference between the capture time and last packet time.

What's New in version 1.81:

  • Updated the internal country names list (Added more 14 countries) for using with the IP to country file (IpToCountry.csv).

What's New in version 1.80:

  • Added 'Extract HTTP Files' option (under the File menu), which allows you to easily extract all HTTP files stored in the selected streams, into the folder that you choose.

What's New in version 1.79:

  • Fixed bug: 'Restart Capture' option caused SmartSniff to crash in some circumstances.

What's New in version 1.78:

  • Added 'Restart Capture' option (Ctrl+R), which stops the capture and then immediately starts it again.

What's New in version 1.77:

  • Increased the size of total filter string (Capture Filter and Display Filter) that can be saved into the .cfg file.

What's New in version 1.76:

  • When 'Retrieve process information while capturing packets' option is turned on, the 'Process User' column now displays the user name of the specified process.

What's New in version 1.75:

  • Added 'Decompress HTTP Responses' option. When it's turned on, HTTP responses compressed with gzip are automatically detected, and displayed in decompressed form.

What's New in version 1.72:

  • Fixed bug: The status bar packets counter displayed a little higher value than the total packets counters in the upper pane table.

What's New in version 1.71:

  • Added 'Hide Lower Pane' option (under the Options menu), which is useful when you work in statistics only mode, and you don't need the lower pane.

What's new in version 1.70:

  • Added 'Display only active connections' in Advanced Options window. When this options is turned on, SmartSniff automatically hide all streams that their connection was closed. This means that SmartSniff will only display the streams that their connection is still opened.

What's New in version 1.65:

  • Added support for .csv files in 'Save Packet Summaries' option.
  • Added 'Add Header Line To CSV/Tab-Delimited File' option. When this option is turned on, the column names are added as the first line when you export to csv or tab-delimited file.

What's New in version 1.63:

  • Added 'Automatically Scroll Down in Live Mode' option, under the Options menu

What's New in version 1.62:

  • Added /StartCapture and /LoadConfig command-line options.
  • Added x64 version of SmartSniff, to work with Microsoft Network Monitor Driver 3.x on Windows x64.

What's New in version 1.60:

  • Added support for capturing with Microsoft Network Monitor 3.x driver. (Very useful for Windows Vista/7 users, because the old Network Monitor driver is not supported in these OS)
  • For Microsoft Network Monitor 3.x driver, there is also 'Wifi Monitor Mode' button which only works under Windows 7/Vista, and only for wireless devices that supports 'Monitor Mode'. When you switch the wireless card to monitor mode, SmartSniff can capture all unencrypted Wifi/TCP streams in the channel that you chose to monitor.
  • Added support for opening the capture file (.cap) of Microsoft Network Monitor 3.x
  • Added support for viewing the content of unencrypted Wifi/TCP streams. This feature works on WinPCap driver and Microsoft Network Monitor 3.x
  • Added 'Promiscuous Mode' check-box for WinPCap and Microsoft Network Monitor 3.x driver. In the previous version, SmartSniff always turned on the 'Promiscuous Mode', but in some wireless adapters, the capture doesn't work at all if Promiscuous Mode is turned on.