Cisco Packet Tracer 6.3 and 7 for Windows and Linux

Cisco Packet Tracer 6.3 and 7 for Windows and Linux

Cisco Packet Tracer

The best way to learn about networking is to do it. Cisco Packet Tracer, an innovative network configuration simulation tool, helps you hone your networking configuration skills from your desktop or mobile device. Use Packet Tracer to:

  • Sharpen your skills for a job interview
  • Prepare for a certification exam
  • Practice what you learn in networking courses

Cisco Packet Tracer  7.0 (Windows and Linux, 32bit and 64 bit) and 6.3 (Windows and Linux) download link


System requirement

To successfully install and run Packet Tracer 7.0, the following minimum prerequisites must be met:

  • CPU: Intel Pentium 4, 2.53 GHz or equivalent
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 7, 8.1, 10, Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS or 14.04 LTS
  • RAM: 512 MB Free
  • Storage: 400 MB of free disk space (No tutorials)
  • Display resolution: 800 x 600
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Language fonts supporting Unicode encoding (if viewing in languages other than English)
  • Latest video card drivers and operating system updates For optimal performance when running PT 7.0, the following capabilities are recommended:
  • CPU: Intel Pentium 4, 3.0 GHz or better
  • RAM: 1 GB or more
  • Storage: 500 MB of free disk space
  • Display resolution: 1024 x 768
  • Sound card and speakers
  • Internet connectivity (if using the Multiuser feature)

What’s new in Packet Tracer 7.0

Users of previous versions of Packet Tracer will note a variety of new features in this version of Packet Tracer.

1. HTTP Server Improvements

a) JavaScript and CSS support.

b) FTP server file import inside Packet Tracer.

c) HTTP and FTP linked file management support.

d) Registration Server for IoT.

2. Physical Workspace

a) Network topology creation.

i.Device deployment.

ii. Cabling of devices.

iii. Wiring closet device deployment and cabling.

iv. Unplugging and moving of cables.

b) Simulation mode support.

c) Generic Container Creator.

d) Volume control for containers.

e) Icon tool for background.

3. Other Changes

a) SPAN/RSPAN support.

b) L2NAT support.

c) PTP support.

d) REP support.

e) LLDP support.

f) IOx support.

g) DHCP Server Port-Based Address Allocation support.

h) Improved PoE support.

i) Improved copy and paste support.

j) Piping support in show commands.

k) IoT Switch protocol support.

l) Modifiable Environment demonstrating IoT changes.

m) Python, JavaScript, Blocky programming added for IoT usage.

4. New Devices

a) 819IOX Routers

b) 829 Router

c) 1240 Router

d) IE 2000 switch

e) Microcontroller Unit (MCU).

f) Single Board Computer (SBC).

g) Generic Thing.

h) IoT HomeGateway

i) IoT Actuators, Sensors, and Smart Devices


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