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The current stable release of Wireshark is 3.4.5. It supersedes all previous releases.

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Older Releases

All present and past releases can be found in our download area.

Installation Notes

For a complete list of system requirements and supported platforms, please consult the User's Guide.

Information about each release can be found in the release notes.

Each Windows package comes with the latest stable release of Npcap, which is required for live packet capture. If needed you can download separately from the Npcap web site.

You can also capture packets using WinPcap, although it is no longer maintained or supported.

Live on the Bleeding Edge

You can download source code packages and Windows installers which are automatically created each time code is checked into the source code repository. These packages are available in the automated build section of our download area.

Go Spelunking

You can explore the download areas of the main site and mirrors below. Past releases can be found by browsing the all-versions directories under each platform directory.

Stay Current

You can stay informed about new Wireshark releases by subscribing to the wireshark-announce mailing list. We also provide a PAD file to make automated checking easier.

Verify Downloads

File hashes for the 3.4.5 release can be found in the signatures file. It is signed with key id 0xE6FEAEEA. Prior to April 2016 downloads were signed with key id 0x21F2949A.

Stay Legal

Wireshark is subject to U.S. export regulations. Take heed. Consult a lawyer if you have any questions.

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Third-Party Packages

Wireshark packages are available for most platforms, including the ones listed below.

Standard package: Wireshark is available via the default packaging system on that platform.
Vendor / PlatformSources
Alpine / Alpine Linux Standard package
Apple / macOS Homebrew (Formula)
Arch Linux / Arch Linux Standard package
Canonical / Ubuntu Standard package
Latest stable PPA
Debian / Debian GNU/Linux Standard package
The FreeBSD Project / FreeBSD Standard package
Gentoo Foundation / Gentoo Linux Standard package
HP / HP-UX Porting And Archive Centre for HP-UX
NetBSD Foundation / NetBSD Standard package
NixOS / NixOS Standard package
Novell / openSUSE, SUSE Linux Standard package
Offensive Security / Kali Linux Standard package
PCLinuxOS / PCLinuxOS Standard package
Red Hat / Fedora Standard package
Red Hat / Red Hat Enterprise Linux Standard package
Slackware Linux / Slackware
Oracle / Solaris 11 Standard package
* / * The Written Word