PacketStream for Mac

PacketStream for Mac

Average User Rating:
Be the first to rate this product!

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.1
  • Total Downloads:
    485
  • Date Added:
    April 14, 2014
  • File Size:
    13.86MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Operating Systems:
    Mac/OS X 10.9

Publisher's Description

+
 
read more +
User Reviews
+
  • 1 stars

    "rubbish!"

    September 24, 2009   |   By herald62us

    Version: PacketStream 2.5

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    slow, lots of pizza cursors, very unclear what is going on, have to force quit to stop trace.

    complete waste of time

    Reply to this review

    Was this review helpful? (0) (0)

  • 3 stars

    "Slow, Worthless"

    February 14, 2008   |   By Plazman

    Version: PacketStream 2.3

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    This thing takes forever to get started (force quit it the first time because I thought it was hung up). Once it's started it's really, really slow to update. It displays a watch cursor or beach ball most of the time. Totally unusable. And he's trying to charge MONEY for this? Right.

    Reply to this review

    Was this review helpful? (0) (0)

  • 1 stars

    "yeah I gotta agree with the other complaints here"

    May 28, 2007   |   By newfusion

    Version: PacketStream 2.1

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    And furthermore, for me there is no difference in the basic, detailed, or highly detailed level of program output.

    And still more... this thing phones home every startup, with no way to turn it off in prefs (Little Snitch to the rescue). What is it doing exactly... version check... or something more sinister?

    I'll check it out again at v4 or so. 2.1 is waaaay too far away from anything useful.

    Reply to this review

    Was this review helpful? (0) (0)

  • 1 stars

    "I feel sorry for the developers"

    May 28, 2007   |   By cochinescu

    Version: PacketStream 2.1

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    It's just a gui for tcpdump.
    And yeah, taking ages to start/stop.
    And crushing while trying to access the configuration panel.
    Why would anyone buy this?

    Reply to this review

    Was this review helpful? (0) (0)

  • 2 stars

    "Don't bother"

    May 28, 2007   |   By BiG77

    Version: PacketStream 2.1

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    Excruciatingly slow -- when it works at all. Asks for password every time a trace is started, then spins a beachball for a while. After some traffic, I stop the trace and wait a while longer. If I'm lucky(?) a trace will eventually appear, though often, after a very long wait control is finally returned to me but nothing at all appears.

    And if something DOES display, you can't select any text -- I guess you have to save to a file first so you could copy/paste text via other programs. And you need to run the trace again to switch detail levels.

    The "extensive help" is not at all extensive and basically tells you only totally obvious things like a screen shot showing you how to select your font from a standard font selection dialog -- duh! It omits anything which might help to unravel the mysteries of the program, like the list of protocols on the left (Are they Pre-filters? Post-filters? Why is there a disclosure triangle? But perhaps that doesn't matter since they don't work for me anyhow best as I can tell.)

    Finally, notice the license agreement (the biggest portion of the Help document!) allows for use only on a single machine (not a single at a time, but a single machine period) and allows us to make at most one backup copy. I certainly keep more than one backup of my machine, but fortunately this junk isn't staying on my machine so at least I won't be in violation of the agreement.


    Reply to this review

    Was this review helpful? (0) (0)

  • Add Your Review

    Login or create an account to post a review.

    You are logged in as . Please submit your review for PacketStream
    Add Your Review

    The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
    Click here to review our site terms of use.

    Update your review

    Since you've already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.
    Submit

    The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
    Click here to review our site terms of use.

     
    see all reviews +

    Full Specifications

    +
    What's new in version 6.1
    • Improvements in Sparkle update engine.
    • Updates to support tcpdump changes on Mavericks.
    • Fix Mavericks bug with running command with elevated privileges.
    • UI improvements.
    General
    Publisher Kevin Walzer
    Publisher web site http://www.codebykevin.com
    Release Date April 14, 2014
    Date Added April 14, 2014
    Version 6.1
    Category
    Category Networking Software
    Subcategory Wireless Networking Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.9
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 13.86MB
    File Name PacketStream.dmg
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 485
    Downloads Last Week 1
    Pricing
    License Model Free to try
    Limitations 30-day trail
    Price $20

    Previous Versions:

     
    read more +

    More Products to Consider

    Close[x]

    Submit a problem report for PacketStream

    Please describe the problem you have with this software. This information will be sent to our editors for review.

    Problem:

    The Download.com Installer isn't working as expected

    The download link does not work

    The software has a newer version

    The product contains malicious software

    Other

    Description:

    Please select a feedback type.

    Please enter a description.

    Submit Problem Report

    Close[x]

    Problem Report submitted

    Thank you for submitting a problem report! The Download team is committed to providing you with accurate software information.

    OK