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Cisco Packet Tracer

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Gain real skills with our powerful network simulation tool where you practice networking, IoT, and cybersecurity skills in a virtual lab – no hardware needed!

Download Packet Tracer when you enroll in one of the three self-paced Packet Tracer Courses.


Who uses Packet Tracer?

  • Learners exploring networking and tech careers
  • Networking, IoT, and cybersecurity students
  • Engineers, educators, and trainers
  • Distance teaching and learning

Use it to

  • Practice building simple and complex networks
  • Visualize how a network works
  • Practice rack, stack, and cabling skills in the virtual lab
  • Integrate IoT devices, Python code, or network automation

Download for Free

  • Simply enroll in one of our introductory courses below to download the latest version of Packet Tracer.


  • Collaborate and compete within Packet Tracer
  • Share network designs for feedback
  • Connect with our global Facebook community to share ideas and get inspiration

Download and Get Started

Cisco Packet Tracer is a powerful tool. Let us help you get started. Select the course that’s right for you to learn valuable tips and best practices and download the latest version of Packet Tracer for free.


Getting Started with Cisco Packet Tracer

This short on-ramp is a great place to start and showcases the latest Packet Tracer user interface. Sign up below and you will be directed to the self-paced course in our new learner experience on

Exploring Networking with Cisco Packet Tracer

Once you finish the Getting Started course, jump in and explore how Packet Tracer can help you learn networking. Practice using Cisco Packet Tracer to set up, manage, and monitor a small office network in this interactive course.

Exploring Internet of Things with Cisco Packet Tracer

Expand your Cisco Packet Tracer skills with Internet of Things (IoT). Learn how to add and configure IoT devices in Packet Tracer and create your own smart home network.


3.7 rating, based on 3 Class Central reviews

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  • Learned quite a bit about packet tracer. It will help me in the built of home network and many more.....
  • Karna Joshi
    Packet tracer is an excellent tool for having hands-on experience on devices like Cisco Routers, Switches, HUB, and end devices like PC, Laptop, Server, and many more. Students or working professionals who look forward to getting CCNA certification or study networking should definitely look into this amazing software.
    Amazing learning this course
  • Anonymous
    cant download the certificate after clear the exam its just take a lot of time to do that let download the software and rest of the files its just waste of all the things

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