Winshark – Wireshark plugin to work with Event Tracing for Windows


Microsoft Message Analyzer is being retired and its download packages were removed from sites on November 25, 2019. Wireshark has built a huge library of network protocol dissectors. The best tool for Windows would be one that can gather and mix all types of logs…

Welcome Winshark!!!

Winshark is based on a libpcap backend to capture ETW (Event tracing for Windows), and a generator that will produce all dissectors for known ETW providers on your machine. We’ve added Tracelogging support to cover almost all log techniques on the Windows Operating System.

With Winshark and the power of Windows, we can now capture Network and Event Logs in the same tool. Windows exposes a lot of ETW providers, in particular one for network capture 😉 No more need for an external NDIS driver.

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