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is it possible to download Wireshark on a MacBook M1, or parallels windows ARM64? If so please share how to do this.

asked 2021-06-25 08:36:36 +0000

richie gravatar image

is it possible to download Wireshark on a MacBook M1, or parallels windows ARM64? If so please share how to do this.

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answered 2021-06-25 09:07:02 +0000

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The standard x64 macOS build should run using the Rosetta 2 technology from Apple to run code compiled for Intel.

I have no idea if it allows capture though.

The Wireshark build chain is being adapted to build for M1, but there's no timeframe for it being ready.

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answered 2021-06-25 14:13:22 +0000

Bob Jones gravatar image

Brand new M1 Macbook Air with current Wireshark - monitor mode capture with 11ax seems to work OK:

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Thanks everyone from the answers I have now got Wireshark working with the MacOS intel 64bit download!

richie gravatar imagerichie ( 2021-06-28 14:33:05 +0000 )edit
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answered 2021-06-25 08:54:56 +0000

hugo.vanderkooij gravatar image

I would guess you need to compile it yourself. You can find the source code on gitlab : https://gitlab.com/wireshark/wireshark/

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If you want a native ARM64 build, you will currently need to compile it yourself.

However, if you want to run, on an ARM64 Mac under macOS, an x86-64 build under Rosetta 2, that appears to Just Work.

There is no equivalent for running on an ARM64 Windows machine, except perhaps running an IA-32 (32-bit x86) build using Microsoft's binary translator.

Guy Harris gravatar imageGuy Harris ( 2021-06-25 19:36:51 +0000 )edit

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