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Wireshark™ portable app made with Portapps.
One of the world’s foremost network protocol analyzers.

Latest version 3.6.5
Internal release 19
Last updated 2022/06/05
Maintainer CrazyMax
License GNU General Public License v2.0


Download and install the latest portable setup where you want then run wireshark-portable.exe.

If you have already installed Wireshark™ from the original setup, move the following files :

  • %APPDATA%\Wireshark\* to data

Then run wireshark-portable.exe and remove Wireshark™ from your computer.


For an upgrade, simply download and install the latest portable setup.



Before using Wireshark™ portable you have to install the following apps available in app\deps\ on your computer :

  • Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Package through vcredist_x86.exe or vcredist_x64.exe setup depending on your platform (required)
  • Npcap which is required for packet capture (recommended)
  • USBPcap for USB Packet capture (optional)


Here is what differs from the original release to ensure portability :

  • Following environment variables are passed to the process.
    • WIRESHARK_APPDATA=<data_path>: Path to application data

Known issues

There is no known issues Please let us know if you found one!


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