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How to open video files (.flv,.swf) directly?


I can be able to open "Image" files and "Audio" files via Wireshark, but i can't open video files .

asked 29 Aug '11, 18:10

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You'd have to contribute code to Wireshark that recognizes those files - and I don't think Wireshark has any dissectors for any Flash video formats, so you might have to contribute a dissector for those file formats as well.

(I'm assuming you want that in order to look at the internal details of the files.)

answered 30 Aug '11, 13:22

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