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The current stable release of Wireshark is 4.2.5. It supersedes all previous releases.You can also download the latest development release (4.3.0rc1) and documentation.

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Older Releases

All present and past releases can be found in our 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.

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 current 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.

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 LinuxStandard package
Apple / macOSHomebrew cask (includes UI) Homebrew formula (CLI only)MacPortsFink
Arch Linux / Arch LinuxStandard package
Canonical / UbuntuStandard packageLatest stable PPA
Debian / Debian GNU/LinuxStandard package
The FreeBSD Project / FreeBSDStandard package
Gentoo Foundation / Gentoo LinuxStandard package
HP / HP-UXPorting And Archive Centre for HP-UX
NetBSD Foundation / NetBSDStandard package
NixOS / NixOSStandard package
openSUSE / openSUSE Standard package
Offensive Security / Kali LinuxStandard package
OpenPKG / OpenPKG ProjectStandard package
PC-BSD Software · iXsystems / PC-BSDPush Button Installer
PCLinuxOS / PCLinuxOS Standard package
Red Hat / FedoraStandard package
Red Hat / Red Hat Enterprise Linux Standard package
Slackware Linux / SlackwareSlackBuilds.org
Oracle / Solaris 11Standard packageCSWUNIX Packages
* / *The Written Word