Networking Diagnostics Wireshark for Windows

Wireshark for Windows Wireshark for Windows 2.6.5 for Windows

by Gerald Combs

Avg. Rating 4.8 (353 votes)

File Details

File Size 50.1 MB
License Open Source
Operating System Windows (All)
Date Added
Total Downloads 58,453
Publisher Gerald Combs
Homepage Wireshark
Other Versions

Publisher's Description

Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer for Unix and Windows. It allows you to examine data from a live network or from a capture file on disk. You can interactively browse the capture data, viewing summary and detail information for each packet. Has several powerful features, including a rich display filter language and the ability to view the reconstructed stream of a TCP session.

Latest Reviews

some guy

some guy reviewed v2.2.0 on Sep 8, 2016

excellent tool to anilize network connection not for the novice

uberfly

uberfly reviewed v2.0.0 on Dec 3, 2015

Amazing. Free. The gold standard for years.

olivergiving

olivergiving reviewed v1.10.1 on Sep 25, 2013

sweet

Nousheen

Nousheen reviewed v1.8.4 on Nov 29, 2012

Very useful.Thanks for sharing it.

knownware

knownware reviewed v1.8.1 on Jul 24, 2012

Very useful for what I do!

Poseidyon

Poseidyon reviewed v1.6.0 on Jul 12, 2011

Too useful a break on through in the machine code ,
new WS website sux , true .

64ninjas

64ninjas reviewed v1.1.2 on Jan 16, 2009

excellent program, does what I need and helps me resolve connection issues and more..

UI on this site sucks, if I wanted neowin.net I'd go to neowin.net

war593122

war593122 reviewed v1.00 on Apr 30, 2008

"Save maximized sate" is useless. Does nothing! :(

New website sucks!!

war593122

war593122 reviewed v0.99.7 on Dec 18, 2007

Wireshark 0.99.7 has been released. Many security-related vulnerabilities have been fixed.

This release improves the privilege separation between the capture code and interface code. It also lets you filter directly on SNMP OIDs, follow UDP streams, and has improved Vista support.

mickrussom

mickrussom reviewed v0.99.6a on Jul 12, 2007

This software is extraordinary. Open-source, free and give you maximum visibility into pcap files, etc.

Avg. Rating 4.8 (353 votes)
Your Rating
some guy

some guy reviewed v2.2.0 on Sep 8, 2016

excellent tool to anilize network connection not for the novice

uberfly

uberfly reviewed v2.0.0 on Dec 3, 2015

Amazing. Free. The gold standard for years.

olivergiving

olivergiving reviewed v1.10.1 on Sep 25, 2013

sweet

Nousheen

Nousheen reviewed v1.8.4 on Nov 29, 2012

Very useful.Thanks for sharing it.

knownware

knownware reviewed v1.8.1 on Jul 24, 2012

Very useful for what I do!

Poseidyon

Poseidyon reviewed v1.6.0 on Jul 12, 2011

Too useful a break on through in the machine code ,
new WS website sux , true .

64ninjas

64ninjas reviewed v1.1.2 on Jan 16, 2009

excellent program, does what I need and helps me resolve connection issues and more..

UI on this site sucks, if I wanted neowin.net I'd go to neowin.net

war593122

war593122 reviewed v1.00 on Apr 30, 2008

"Save maximized sate" is useless. Does nothing! :(

New website sucks!!

war593122

war593122 reviewed v0.99.7 on Dec 18, 2007

Wireshark 0.99.7 has been released. Many security-related vulnerabilities have been fixed.

This release improves the privilege separation between the capture code and interface code. It also lets you filter directly on SNMP OIDs, follow UDP streams, and has improved Vista support.

mickrussom

mickrussom reviewed v0.99.6a on Jul 12, 2007

This software is extraordinary. Open-source, free and give you maximum visibility into pcap files, etc.

h377r1d3r

h377r1d3r reviewed v0.99.5 on Jun 4, 2007

ethereal is cool, applu filters and have fun, or do some work, anyways it is a great toy or tool :)

zorty

zorty reviewed v0.99.5 on Feb 3, 2007

highly recommended network analysis tool. For windows platforms however I am still prefering packetyzer (www.packetyzer.com) although it doesn't get much love lately (still based on ethereal).

stisev

stisev reviewed v0.99.3 on Sep 22, 2006

ATTN: Dead link!

Author's new site for this project is here:
http://www.wireshark.org/

slegg

slegg reviewed v0.99.3 on Aug 31, 2006

Broken link?
This project isn't in sourceforge anymore.

war593122

war593122 reviewed v0.99.2 on Jul 19, 2006

And I quote:

"In May of 2006, the original author of Ethereal® went to work for CACE Technologies (best known for WinPcap). Unfortunately, he had to leave the Ethereal® trademarks behind.

This left the project in an awkward position. The only reasonable way to ensure the continued success of the project was to change the name. This is how Wireshark was born.

Wireshark is almost (but not quite) a fork. Normally a "fork" of an open source project results in two names, web sites, development teams, support infrastructures, etc. This is the case with Wireshark except for one notable exception -- every member of the core development team is now working on Wireshark."

See:

http://www.prweb.com/rel.../2006/6/prweb396098.htm

bid

bid reviewed v0.99.2 on Jul 18, 2006

Wireshark?? Time to get soo many n00bs confused when the e1it3s keep calling it Etheral.

Great App, btw!

Sorb

Sorb reviewed v0.99.0 on Apr 25, 2006

What´s with the version numbering? The previous version was 0.10.14!?

LRN

LRN reviewed v0.99.0 on Apr 25, 2006

WOW! I know good Traffic Analyzer - Iris Network Traffic Analyzer, but Iris is commercial!
AMAZING! GLPed traffic analyzer for Win!!!
One of my dreams came true today!!!

SuzzyWoozy

SuzzyWoozy reviewed v0.10.13 on Oct 24, 2005

Still did'n found a commercial application to do the same things...

PS. Screenshoot need to be updated, the current version looks better.

6 out of 5

prandal

prandal reviewed v0.10.5 on Jul 8, 2004

Ethereal 0.10.5 contains major security fixes, so all Ethereal users should upgrade now.

http://www.ethereal.com/...otes/enpa-sa-00015.html

ricsal

ricsal reviewed v0.10.3 on Apr 16, 2004

wwooo very nice

ghammer

ghammer reviewed v0.10.3 on Apr 14, 2004

Excellent! As good or better than the commercial apps I have in my toolbox. Thanks!

koomi

koomi reviewed v0.9.15 on Oct 15, 2003

No need to comment on the programm.
just the license is wrong. its released under the gpl.
from the website:
"Ethereal is Open Source software released under the GNU General Public License."

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