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I am trying to learn about how are the jitter and mean jitter calculated. I downloaded an example pcap file from named aaa.pcap. Actually, this pcap file was used as the example on wiki.wireshark RTP_statistics section to calculate the jitter. When I used the RTP Stream Analysis, it will show some information about every RTP packet including jitter. My question is: Max jitter is 7.80ms, why the Mean jitter is 18.02ms? How does Mean jitter = 18.02ms come from?

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asked 03 Feb '15, 09:14

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edited 03 Feb '15, 09:21

My question is: Max jitter is 7.80ms, why the Mean jitter is 18.02ms?

to my understanding, the mean value should not be larger than the max value. Looks like a bug to me. Please file a bug report at


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answered 09 Feb '15, 15:32

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