Wireshark for Mac

Wireshark for Mac

Average User Rating:
2.6
out of 11 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.4.4
  • Total Downloads:
    27,350
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 01, 2011
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    25.15MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    93
  • Platform:
    Mac
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3 stars

"V1.4.4 fails to launch with error?"

March 03, 2011  |  By James Garvin

 |  Version: Wireshark 1.4.4

Pros

Great utility when it's working!

Cons

Updates don't work for every Mac; PPC and Intel Core Duo for instance.

Summary

I found this error in the OS X 10.6.6 system logs:

"/Applications/Wireshark/Wireshark.app/Contents/Resources/bin/wireshark-bin: Bad CPU type in executable"

That tells me my Intel Core Duo is not supported by this version, only Core2 Duo's and above should download (as far as I know) versions above 1.2.10- the last one that runs on my computer. The v1.2.10 application seems to function OK with the current /bin utilities, but we'll see. Archive your functional install before trying this out!

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1 stars

"Not up to the level of "Mac-Ness" that one expects..."

March 01, 2011  |  By Thelgord_Ironfeld

 |  Version: Wireshark 1.4.4

Pros

There was nothing good about my experience with this software

Cons

Runs in X11 (Gross)
Complicated Setup (You have to show all files to find some of the directories to put files)
Didn't work (Unable to find any Wifi adapters on my Mac Book pro)

Summary

This is a port of a linux program (hence why it runs in X11). It is a good idea, but it did not work on my Mac Book Pro 6,2 running 10.6.6. It was unable to find a suitable wireless adapter. The interface in clunky at best and looks awful. To be honest most X11 programs do. The author should put a more Mac Friendly UI to it before releasing a newer version, and one that works with newer macs.

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What's new in version 1.4.4
See http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.4.4.html.
General
Publisher Wireshark
Publisher web site http://www.wireshark.org/
Release Date March 01, 2011
Date Added March 01, 2011
Version 1.4.4
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.6 Intel
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 25.15MB
File Name Wireshark 1.12.2 Intel 64.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 27,350
Downloads Last Week 93
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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