Airtool 2 Release Notes

Version 2.4.3 Jan 25, 2023
  • Adds 6 GHz support on Macs with Wi-Fi 6E.
  • Removes “Capture Custom…” option.
  • Fixes crash that may occur when capturing iOS traces.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.
Version 2.4.2 Oct 26, 2022
  • Fixes compatibility with macOS Ventura.
Version 2.4.1 Oct 7, 2022
  • Fixes control frames not being captured when using certain adapters (e.g., MT7921) remotely.
  • Fixes an issue with the WiFi Coconut integration when the WiFi Coconut tools are installed via Homebrew.
Version 2.4 Sep 30, 2022
  • Adds support for capturing Wi-Fi traffic using a WiFi Coconut by Hak5.
  • Adds support for U-NII-4 channels when doing a remote capture.
  • Changes Capture option to indicate current channel and channel width.
  • Removes options for managing channel and channel width as they have limited use.
  • Removes support for macOS High Sierra (10.13).
  • Other fixes and improvements.
Version 2.3.7 May 30, 2022
  • Adds support for 160 MHz remote captures on 5 and 6 GHz.
  • Removes multiple channel capture options in Apple silicon Macs as channel hopping can’t be performed reliably.
  • Fixes incorrect channel and channel width in menu when capturing.
  • Other fixes and improvements.
Version 2.3.6 Feb 17, 2022
  • Improves capturing using remote sensors.
  • Other fixes and improvements.
Version 2.3.5 Jan 30, 2022
  • Fixes a crash that may occur when setting time limits on captures.
  • Improves error handling when a sensor’s current user’s password has expired.
  • Sets capture progress window to be always on top.
  • Prevents computer from going to sleep while doing a capture.
  • Other fixes and improvements.
Version 2.3.4 Jan 19, 2022
  • Fixes an issue where canceling a remote or multi-source capture can hang the application after an error has occurred.
Version 2.3.3 Jan 13, 2022
  • Fixes an issue where a capture cannot be canceled or stopped after an error has occurred.
  • Improves remote capturing when using iwlwifi-based (e.g. AX210) Wi-Fi cards.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.
Version 2.3.2 Sep 27, 2021
  • Fixes an issue when capturing remotely using multiple AX210 cards.
Version 2.3.1 Aug 10, 2021
  • Fixes a crash that occurs when capturing iOS packet traces in macOS Mojave or older.
  • Improves error handling when capturing from remote sensors.
Version 2.3 Jul 28, 2021
  • Adds experimental support for remote captures in 6 GHz using a suitable platform and the Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX210 module.
  • Adds ability to forget credentials of a remote sensor by pressing the Option key before starting the capture.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.
Version 2.2.1 Mar 6, 2021
  • Improves the integration with EASE (External Adapter Support Environment).
Version 2.2 Mar 2, 2021
  • Adds support for capturing Layer-3 traffic from compatible iOS devices.
  • Adds support for capturing Zigbee traffic using TI CC2531EMK and RapidConnect Zigbee USB stick.
  • Adds support for capturing Bluetooth LE traffic using TI CC2540EMK and Ubertooth One.
  • Adds support for EASE (External Adapter Support Environment).
  • Improves remote capture and diagostics support.
  • Other fixes and improvements.
Version 2.1 Feb 2, 2021
  • Adds support for multi-source captures. You can now do multi-channel captures using multiple remote sensors and adapters.
  • Adds support for the PCAP Next Generation (pcapng) capture file format and makes pcapng the default capture file format in Airtool.
  • Other fixes and improvements.
Version 2.0.3 Dec 23, 2020
  • Fixes an issue in macOS High Sierra that causes the app to hang up when stopping a capture.
Version 2.0.2 Dec 21, 2020
  • Adds ability to configure a remote sensor’s port.
  • Adds ability to run diagnostics on a remote sensor.
  • Other fixes and improvements.
Version 2.0.1 Dec 8, 2020
  • Fixes an issue when using multiple displays.
  • Fixes duplicate entries under some submenus.
  • Removes the “Link-Layer Header” menu item that allowed you to choose the link-layer header used for capturing. Airtool will now always use Radiotap as the link-layer header as support for other headers has been dropped in newer Mac models.
  • Other bug fixes and improvements.
Version 2.0 Nov 15, 2020
  • Initial release.