Download Wireshark

The current stable release of Wireshark is 2.0.0. It supersedes all previous releases.

Having Problems?

Explore our download area or look in our third party package list below.

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 WinPcap, which is required for live packet capture. If needed you can install the latest development release from the WinPcap download page.

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 2.0.0 release can be found in the signatures file. It is 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
Apple / Mac OS X Homebrew
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
Mandriva / Mandriva Linux Standard package
NetBSD Foundation / NetBSD Standard package
Novell / openSUSE, SUSE Linux Standard package
OpenPKG / OpenPKG Project Standard package
PC-BSD Software · iXsystems / PC-BSD Push Button Installer
PCLinuxOS / PCLinuxOS Standard package
Red Hat / Fedora Standard package
Red Hat / Red Hat Enterprise Linux Standard package
rPath / rPath Linux Standard package
Slackware Linux / Slackware
Oracle / Solaris CSW
UNIX Packages
* / * The Written Word