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  • TunnelBear icon

    TunnelBear

    Really simple VPN to browse the web privately & anonymously. Unblock websites around the world with applications for Mac, PC, iOS, Android & Chrome.

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

  • LogMeIn Hamachi icon

    LogMeIn Hamachi

    LogMeIn Hamachi is a hosted VPN service that securely connects devices and networks, extending LAN-like network connectivity to mobile users, distributed teams and...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

    • LogMeIn can close a conncetion between 2 LANs. It's not for browsing, and it is for the same purpose than OpenVPN. Guest • Aug 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • CyberGhost VPN icon

    CyberGhost VPN

    CyberGhost is a fast, simple and efficient way to protect your online privacy, surf anonymously and access blocked or censored content.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

    • CyberGhost is for anonymous browsing, whereas OpenVPN is for connecting 2 computers (or 2 LANs) together. Guest • Aug 2015 Disagree   Agree
    • OpenVPN is a server, CyberGhost VPN is a simple client. Guest • Oct 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Hotspot Shield icon

    Hotspot Shield

    Hotspot Shield is it is an ad-supported VPN (Virtual Private Network) that keeps your Internet connection secure and anonymous on public networks.

    Freemium Mac Windows Web Android iPhone ... Windows Phone iPad Kindle Fire

    • Bundleware The software displays ads and was bundled with browser hijackers in the past
  • SoftEther VPN icon

    SoftEther VPN

    SoftEther VPN is one of the world's most powerful and easy-to-use multi-protocol VPN software.

    Open Source macOS Windows Linux BSD

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    • Easy setup and a great variety of functions. coka4youJun 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • DynVPN icon

    DynVPN

    DynVPN is an online service that allows you to create and manage your own virtual private network with the goal to keep it simple.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Raspberry Pi

  • VyprVPN icon

    VyprVPN

    VyprVPN makes reclaiming your online privacy, security, and freedom as simple as tapping to connect.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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  • Freelan icon

    Freelan

    A free, open-source, multi-platform, highly-configurable and peer-to-peer VPN software, designed to easily connect remote hosts and mainly focused on security and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • PureVPN icon

    PureVPN

    PureVPN is much more than your usual VPN services provider. It offers unparalleled security and anonymity, making it your only choice for a secure online browsing...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web Windows Mobile ... Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet iPad Kindle Fire

    No features added Add a feature
  • DotVPN icon

    DotVPN

    Faster Internet with 100% uptime and powerful encryption on up to 5 devices. Cancel anytime. If you're not satisfied for any reason, we'll give you a full...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... iPad Chrome Opera Firefox

    No features added Add a feature

OpenVPN Comments

The default client (OpenVPN Connect - Connected to ShieldEx ...

Comment by Thelle
about OpenVPN Jun 2011

The default client (OpenVPN Connect - Connected to ShieldExchange) is very easy to install. I've tried Netflix from my UK address and it works perfectly on my laptop with the 100MB free trial (Didn't work in Google Chrome, but tried IE9 and worked!). I also like that ShieldExchange is a PayAsYouGo service - there is no monthly subscription, you pay for the amount you use. 500GB data transfer is currently 50$, which I find quite competitive, but there are also smaller packages like 50GB for 12$..

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Difficult to use and figure out how to install... perhaps i ...

Comment by defza
about OpenVPN Jun 2011

Difficult to use and figure out how to install... perhaps it just doesn't play nicely on Windows Server 2008.

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OpenVPN allows me to browse whatever I like whenever I like ...

Comment by ttmrichter
about OpenVPN Jun 2011

OpenVPN allows me to browse whatever I like whenever I like despite living behind the Bamboo Curtain and crossing the Great Firewall.

Lovely package.

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