WireShark, the network analyzer app for Mac


  • Strong software
  • You can make a deep analysis over more than 500 protocols
  • You can catch and analyze data packages
  • Is free software


  • For many actions you will need root access, so be sure about what are you doing

If you work usually with networks you will know that everything could happen: security infractions from out of the net, bad configurations that can affect directly to the services, corrupted software that can slow down the environment, repetitive actions to ensure the security and the well using of the devices included in the network and much more. Do you know them? Then, why not use a tool to manage these kind of works? You could be more efficient and your net more secure. You should try WireShark, maybe the best open code network analyzer software for Mac.

Thanks to WireShark you will be able to make a deep analysis of the services of the net, you will have the possibility to have the control over more than 500 protocols and set a checkpoint for any movement inside the environment. You also will have the possibility to catch the data packages that are routing inside your network regardless they “travel” using SSL/TLS, Kerberos, WEP, WPA/WPA2 or others.

In short words it is a great application that can be used in all kind of nets to guarantee that all runs as it is expected. What are you waiting for to download WireShark to your Mac?

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Type Freeware

Version 2.2.1

Size 31.18 MB

Other versions

2.2.1 2.0.5 (32-bit) 2.0.5 (64-bit) 2.0.4 2.0.1