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Notes about this download:

  • Tested to be virus-free [Tested with 23 programs]
  • No installers or download managers
  • Trust: 78 / 100 [Trusted - High confidence]
  • Download link works [Code: 200]
  • Hosted in the United States

All files are in their original form. does not modify or wrap any file with download managers, custom installers or third party adware.

About Snort

Snort is a free intrusion detection system for Windows PCs which works by sniffing packets and monitoring networks. It's widely used intrusion detection and prevention software (IDS / IPS). With the analysis of packets, Snort detects whether they might be a threat to system and network security. This download is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system/platform without restrictions. Snort is available to all software users as a free download for Windows.

Is Snort safe to download?

We tested the file Snort_2_9_18_1_Installer.x64.exe with 23 antivirus programs and it turned out 100% clean. It's good practice to test any downloads from the Internet with trustworthy antivirus software.

Does Snort work on my version of Windows?

Older versions of Windows often have trouble running modern software and thus Snort may run into errors if you're running something like Windows XP. Conversely, much older software that hasn't been updated in years may run into errors while running on newer operating systems like Windows 10. You can always try running older programs in compatibility mode.

Officially supported operating systems include Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.

What versions of Snort are available?

The current version of Snort is and is the latest version since we last checked. This is the full offline installer setup file for PC. This site has hosted other versions of it in the past such as 2.9.18,, 2.9.17, and 2.9.16. At the moment, only the latest version is available.

What type of graphical file formats are supported?

Snort supports over 3 common image formats including MPO, NEF and RAW.

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