nmap is a very popular network scanning tool. Windows operating systems like 7, 10, Server are the most used operating systems too. But we know that these two popular things do not meet together in most of the time. Nmap is by default provided by most of the Linux distributions like Fedora, Ubuntu, Kali, Mint, Debian, Centos, RHEL, etc. Installing it in Windows is a bit harder. In this tutorial, we will look at how to download and install
nmap for Windows operating systems.
As stated previously
nmap is provided by most of the Linux distributions via repositories. In Windows, we should download the installer executable file. We can download executable from the following links. As of writing, this tutorial nmap latest version was 7.60
We can install
nmap with Windows style Next->Next like below.
Command Line Usage
We can use installed nmap via command line. We should navigate to the nmap directory. Then we will issue nmap command like below. In this example, nmap is located at the
Use Without Install
In some cases, we may do not have any privileges to install applications in the current operating system. So we need to use
nmap without installing it. We can download the following zip file where 32-bit nmap can be used. We should extract before using it.