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Wireshark 2.4.0

See what's happening on your network at a microscopic level

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Wireshark screenshotWireshark is the world's first network protocol analyzer.

Wireshark has a large set of useful features which include the following:

- Captured network information can be browsed via a user interface, or via the TTY-mode TShark tool
- The most strangest display filters in the industry
- Rich VoIP analysis
- Read and write many various capture file formats: Pcap NG, tcpdump (libpcap), Catapult DCT2000, Microsoft Network Monitor, Cisco Secure IDS iplog, Network General Sniffer (compressed and uncompressed), and NetXray, Sniffer Pro, NetScreen snoop, RADCOM WAN/LAN Analyzer, Network Instruments Observer, Novell LANalyzer, Finisar Surveyor, Shomiti, etc.
- Live information can be read from IEEE 802.11, Ethernet, PPP/HDLC, Bluetooth, ATM, USB, Token Ring, FDDI, Frame Relay, and others (depending on your platform)
- Decryption assistance for many protocols, including ISAKMP, IPsec, SNMPv3, Kerberos, SSL and TLS, WEP, and WPA or WPA2
- Coloring rules can be used to the packet list for fast, intuitive analysis
- Output can be exported to PostScript, XML, CSV, or plain text


  • Analyses a large range of protocols.
  • Packets can be viewed in an easy to use user interface.


  • Not appropriate for amateur network analysis.
  • Needs protocol analysis knowledge.
Name Wireshark
Version 2.4.0
Developer | see all products from this developer
Product Homepage Wireshark
License Free (Freeware)
Last Week Downloads 4
All Time Downloads 16,776
Filename Wireshark-win32-2.4.0.exe
Filesize 51.1MB
MD5 Checksum D96A10A99CA06E36528A0E6C662C17E5
OS Support Windows All
Category Networking

100% CLEAN Certification

BadgeWireshark has been tested by team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. Our editors will recheck this software periodically to assure that it remains clean.


Old Versions

Software Date Added
Wireshark 2.4.0 July 25, 2017 - Latest Version
Wireshark 2.4.0 RC2 June 30, 2017
Wireshark 2.2.0 September 19, 2016
Wireshark 2.0.5 August 02, 2016
Wireshark 2.1.1 Development August 01, 2016

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