File Extension CAP

.CAP File

File extension: CAP
File type: Generic Network Capture Document


Notes about the CAP file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The CAP file type is primarily associated with 'Generic Network Capture Document'. A number of different network analyzers use this file extension to represent captured data which are then analyzed by the various programs. In most cases any of the programs can usually analyze the data in the file; however, each program will give you displays specific to that program. XCP is a common format.

Detailed information for file extension CAP:


Primary association: Generic Network Capture Document
Identifying characters Hex: 58 43 50 00 , ASCII: XCP

Other applications associated with file type CAP:

  • Agilent LAN Analyzer Capture File
  • Capella (Music Sheet Data File) by Capella Software[German site] A musical sheet editor. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 63 61 70 33 2D 76 3A 61 , ASCII: cap3-v:a
  • Code Architect (Project File) by Embedded Systems AcademyCode Architect is an online and offline technology that allows quick and simple generation of code or data for various microcontrollers.
  • Fluke Protocol Inspector Capture File
  • NetMon (Capture File) by Microsoft CorporationNetMon (the Network Monitor) is one of the Windows 2000 Administrative Tools. Use it to monitor network traffic. NetMon is not installed by default, but you can install it yourself from Control Panel . The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 47 4D 42 55 , ASCII: GMBU
  • PacketView Pro (Packet Trace Data) by Klos Technologies, Inc.Packet capture file containing packets captured using various programs which can be imported into PacketView Pro.
  • ProComm/Telix session Capture File
  • Shomiti Surveyor Capture File
  • Sniffer (Capture File) by Network Associates Technology, Inc.
  • Snoop (Capture File)Snoop captures packets from the network and displays their contents. Snoop uses both the network packet filter and streams buffer modules to provide efficient capture of packets from the network. Captured packets can be displayed as they are received, or saved to a file for later inspection. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 73 6E 6F 6F 70 , ASCII: snoop
  • Telix Session Capture
  • TTC FireBerd 500 PC Capture File
  • Ventura Caption
  • WWG Domino Capture File
  • WWG LinkView PRO Capture File

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Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .CAP

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: PeepNet.Document, FileType: PeepNet Document, AppName: PeepNet

ProgramID: capella.Score
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\AUDIO\Capella 2004\capstart.exe %1

ProgramID: ethereal-file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ethereal\ethereal.exe %1

ProgramID: EtherSnoop.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ARECHI~1\ETHERS~1\ETHERS~1.EXE %1

ProgramID: NiDecodeAPI
EXEFile: C:\Observer Files\NiDecodeAPI.exe %1

ProgramID: SmileTiger WebPresentation Player
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\stwp\wp\player.exe %1

ProgramID: capella.Score
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\capella-software\capella 2004\capstart.exe %1

ProgramID: ethereal-file
EXEFile: D:\hack'n-crack\Ethereal\ethereal.exe %1

ProgramID: netmon.Document
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\NetmonFull\netmon.exe %1

ProgramID: wireshark-file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Wireshark\wireshark.exe

ProgramID: capfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Reference Manager 11\IFE.exe

ProgramID: dswin.document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\DSwin32\Dswin32.exe

ProgramID: Netmon3.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Network Monitor 3.0\netmon.exe

ProgramID: ethereal-file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\_wwwUtils\_BB\Ethereal0.10.10\ethereal.exe

ProgramID: netmon.Document
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\NETMON\netmon.exe


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