Wireshark 1.12.4

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Wireshark 1.12.4


The interface of the program is divided in several main sections that can be used. First you can inspect the main instruments that are used by the application. They are situated in the first window that opens and from it you can use the Capture, Capture Help, Files and Online sections of the app. When you click on Start in the Capture section the app will show you all the protocols that are used at the moment. There you can view Number, Time, Source, Destination, Protocol, Length and Info of the protocols. There is additional information in a second window below the real time view panel. All the control utilities are shown in buttons that can be used by the program and of course you have menus that are filled with even more instruments.

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During the installation process you can choose if you want to associate the app with additional formats that include 5VW, ACP, APC, ATC, CAP, BFR, ENC, OUT, FDC, OUT, PCAPGN, PKT, RF5, SNOOP, SYC, TPC, TR1, TRACE, TRC, VWR, WPC and WPZ. While working with the program you can adjust it in many ways because it offers various customization options. But like most of the functions that the application gives, you have to be an advanced user in order to use the adjustment options to their full capacity.


Wireshark 1.12.4 is an app for advanced users. This doesn't mean that new users shouldn't download it, but it means that every new user will have a hard time while trying to work with it. But the app is free so if you want you can invest some time and then even newcomers will understand just how capable this program is.


  • Customizable interface
  • Adjustable
  • Many utilities
  • Capable
  • Free


  • For advanced users
Reviewed by: Evgeni Vasilev

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