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Where has the Player function gone in the Wireshark 1.4.x version for OSX ? I am running OSX 10.6.5 Snow Leopard and the older 32-bit versions do not run as fast as the 64-bit version, but the 1.4 version has no function to play RTP streams. This is indeed a problem.

asked 29 Nov '10, 14:02

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I have the same experience. The player button is there on windows, but disapeared in the 1.4 version for OS X. really nasty if you want to use Wireshark for voip debugging.

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answered 08 Dec '10, 15:16

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Don't compare 'older 32 bit versions' with '1.4' and say they're different. These are different aspects of the Wireshark builds.

You have Wireshark versions build for 32 bit systems and 64 bit systems respectively, that's one angle.

You have stable release 1.0, 1.2 and now 1.4 versions, that's another angle.

What you probably noticed is that the 1.2 release, build as 32 bit version did have a Player button, while the 1.4 release, build as 64 bit version does not.

If you check the About Wireshark dialog box look for PortAudio. If that library is included you'll have the Player button, otherwise not.

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answered 10 Dec '10, 04:45

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