Napatech Link-Capture™ Software and WinPcap-NT Installation Guide for Windows

Napatech SmartNIC
Content Type
Software Installation Guide
Capture Software Version
Link™ Capture Software 12.8

In this document

This document contains information about installation of Napatech Link-Capture™ Software Windows and WinPcap with Napatech extensions (WinPcap-NT) for Napatech SmartNICs.

Note: Napatech Link-Capture™ Software for Windows only applies to the Windows operating systems.
Refer to these documents for information on how to install the SmartNIC in a server:


In this document the term NT100E3-1-PTP does not include NT100E3-1-PTP-NEBS SmartNICs, the term NT80E3-2-PTP does not include NT80E3-2-PTP-NEBS SmartNICs, the term NT80E3-2-PTP-8×10/2×40 does not include NT80E3-2-PTP-NEBS-8×10/2×40 SmartNICs, the term NT40E3-4-PTP does not include NT40E3-4-PTP-NEBS SmartNICs, and the term NT20E3-2-PTP does not include NT20E3-2-PTP-NEBS SmartNICs. However, the term NT80E3-2-PTP includes NT80E3-2-PTP-8×10/2×40 SmartNICs, except in contexts where the NT80E3-2-PTP-8×10/2×40 SmartNICs are also mentioned specifically, and the term NT80E3-2-PTP-NEBS includes NT80E3-2-PTP-NEBS-8×10/2×40 SmartNICs, except in contexts where the NT80E3-2-PTP-NEBS-8×10/2×40 SmartNICs are also mentioned specifically.

The term WinPcap-NT is used for WinPcap with Napatech extensions.

WinPcap version

WinPcap-NT is based on the WinPcap 4.1.3 release.