9 BEST CAN analyzer tools


I think you’ll agree with me when I say, it is hard to do CAN bus analysis without a good CAN analyzer tool.

There are many CAN analyzer tools available and it’s hard to search and know which one would be suitable.

Here is a list of the 9 BEST CAN analyzer tools in 2021.

These CAN Analysers have helped many companies do the CAN bus analysis both during the development face and for the troubleshooting of CAN bus. CAN analyzers are very important CAN bus testing tools

9 BEST CAN analyzer tools


CANalyzer is a CAN analyzer from Vector

It is used for analysis and simulation of network communication. You can use CANalyzer to check whether the communication is happening and what type of communication is happening on the network.

CANalyzer - CAN analyzer tool

With CANalyzer you can do Analysis, Diagnostics, Logging, and Simulation.

CANalyzer comes with various options with a Basic version supporting CAN, LIN, Ethernet, FlexRay, and MOST and higher versions supporting J1939, CANopen, etc.


CANLab is a network analysis tool used for the analysis of CAN bus network analysis.

Supports CAN FD, J1939, and LIN. Can be used with a variety of CAN interfaces.

CANlab CAN analyzer

CANLab can be used to view and analyze network activities, record the data, replay the data, send and receive the CAN messages, simulate.

It also supports scripting using C# language. CANLab is mainly used as an automotive CAN bus analyzer tool.


CanKing is a CAN bus analyzer tool free of cost. Supports CAN FD. Suited for development work. You can send and receive CAN messages, log the data, filter messages, virtual CAN channels.

CANking CAN Analyzer tool


CANtrace is an easy-to-use CAN analyzer, that lets you trace, decode and plot CAN messages and signals in real-time, or log everything for post-processing.

CANtrace CAN analyzer tool

It works with variety of hardware. It supports J1939 and CANopen.


Raptor-CAN offers a simple, low-cost, and easy-to-use solution for practically any CAN bus monitoring & debugging needs.

It can monitor, log, or send data to the CAN bus. It allows resending the recorded data.

Raptor-can CAN analyzer tool


CanEasy is a Windows-based development tool used for simulation, analysis of the CAN bus network.

Supports UDS and XCP/CCP diagnostic functions. It works with industry-standard CAN interfaces.

Due to the automatically generated panels, the high level of automation and programmability, CanEasy can be used very quickly and flexibly.

CANeasy CAN analyzer tool

Module Analyser

Module Analyser used to acquire, view and monitor CAN, LIN, and FlexRay BUS traffic.

It can be used to monitor the CAN network bus integrity and for troubleshooting. Also used for CAN and LIN node simulation.

It supports OBD, UDS, J1939. Module Analyser has data logging capability.

module analyser


EASY CAN is a CAN network interface and analysis tool for Kvaser CAN interfaces. It is used to view, send, and record CAN data.

EASY CAN offers powerful basic functions for beginners as well as extensive detailed functions for experienced users. It also includes advanced analysis tools.

EASY CAN is not linked to your PC, your Kvaser CAN interface will be your dongle.


The X-Analyser is a powerful, low-cost Windows-based tool that uses Kvaser or Vector interfaces to test your CAN/CANopen/J1939/NMEA2000/DeviceNet and LIN bus systems.

It can also be used for OBD scan tool functions over the CAN bus. Simulate CAN, CAN FD & LIN Devices or Network.

Build messages for transmission on a CAN, CAN FD, or LIN bus from a .DBC or .LDF file.

X-Analyser CAN analysis tool


There you have it: 9 BEST CAN analyzer tools.

Now I’d like to hear from you:

Are there any quality CAN analyzer tools here that I missed?

Or maybe you have a question about one of the tools I listed.

Either way, leave a quick comment below right now.

2 thoughts on “9 BEST CAN analyzer tools

  1. Hello, dear official.
    I am Ramazan KAVAK. I work as an R&D engineer at Çözüm Makina/Istanbul. When we worked with a life analyzer in a vehicle, we got 11-bit id’s.

    Do you have a standard format Can protocol document so that we can analyze these ids? Can you help with this?

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