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@@ -23,26 +23,93 @@ B<Editcap> is a program that reads a saved capture file and writes some
or all of the packets in that capture file to another capture file.
B<Editcap> knows how to read B<libpcap> capture files, including those
of B<tcpdump>, B<Ethereal>, and other tools that write captures in that
-format. In addition, B<Editcap> can read capture files from B<snoop>
-and B<atmsnoop>, Shomiti/Finisar B<Surveyor> captures, Novell
-B<LANalyzer> captures, Network General/Network Associates DOS-based
-B<Sniffer> (compressed or uncompressed) captures, Microsoft B<Network
-Monitor> captures, files from AIX's B<iptrace>, Cinco Networks
-B<NetXRay> captures, captures from Network Associates Windows-based
-B<Sniffer>, AG Group/WildPackets
-B<EtherPeek>/B<TokenPeek>/B<AiroPeek>/B<EtherHelp> captures, captures
-from B<RADCOM>'s WAN/LAN analyzer, B<Lucent/Ascend> router debug output,
-files from HP-UX's B<nettl>, the dump output from B<Toshiba's> ISDN
-routers, the output from B<i4btrace> from the ISDN4BSD project, the
-output in B<IPLog> format from the Cisco Secure Intrusion Detection
-System, B<pppd logs> (pppdump format), the output from VMS's
-B<TCPIPtrace>/B<TCPtrace>/B<UCX$TRACE> utilities, the text output from
-the B<DBS Etherwatch> VMS utility, traffic capture files from Visual
-Networks' Visual UpTime, the output from B<CoSine> L2 debug, the output
-from Accellent's 5Views LAN agents, captures in Endace Measurement
-Systems' ERF format, Linux Bluez Bluetooth stack B<hcidump -w> traces,
-captures from Network Instruments Observer version 9, and traces from
-the EyeSDN USB S0. There is no need to tell B<Editcap> what type of
+format.
+
+B<Editcap> can read / import the following file formats:
+
+=over 4
+
+=item *
+libpcap/WinPcap, tcpdump and various other tools using tcpdump's capture format
+
+=item *
+B<snoop> and B<atmsnoop>
+
+=item *
+Shomiti/Finisar B<Surveyor> captures
+
+=item *
+Novell B<LANalyzer> captures
+
+=item *
+Microsoft B<Network Monitor> captures
+
+=item *
+AIX's B<iptrace> captures
+
+=item *
+Cinco Networks B<NetXRay> captures
+
+=item *
+Network Associates Windows-based B<Sniffer> captures
+
+=item *
+Network General/Network Associates DOS-based B<Sniffer> (compressed or uncompressed) captures
+
+=item *
+AG Group/WildPackets B<EtherPeek>/B<TokenPeek>/B<AiroPeek>/B<EtherHelp>/B<PacketGrabber> captures
+
+=item *
+B<RADCOM>'s WAN/LAN analyzer captures
+
+=item *
+Network Instruments B<Observer> version 9 captures
+
+=item *
+B<Lucent/Ascend> router debug output
+
+=item *
+files from HP-UX's B<nettl>
+
+=item *
+B<Toshiba's> ISDN routers dump output
+
+=item *
+the output from B<i4btrace> from the ISDN4BSD project
+
+=item *
+traces from the B<EyeSDN> USB S0.
+
+=item *
+the output in B<IPLog> format from the Cisco Secure Intrusion Detection System
+
+=item *
+B<pppd logs> (pppdump format)
+
+=item *
+the output from VMS's B<TCPIPtrace>/B<TCPtrace>/B<UCX$TRACE> utilities
+
+=item *
+the text output from the B<DBS Etherwatch> VMS utility
+
+=item *
+Visual Networks' B<Visual UpTime> traffic capture
+
+=item *
+the output from B<CoSine> L2 debug
+
+=item *
+the output from Accellent's B<5Views> LAN agents
+
+=item *
+Endace Measurement Systems' ERF format captures
+
+=item *
+Linux Bluez Bluetooth stack B<hcidump -w> traces
+
+=back
+
+There is no need to tell B<Editcap> what type of
file you are reading; it will determine the file type by itself.
B<Editcap> is also capable of reading any of these file formats if they
are compressed using gzip. B<Editcap> recognizes this directly from the