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Advanced Onion Router Alternatives for Mac

Advanced Onion Router is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Tor Browser, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Advanced Onion Router and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Advanced Onion Router are Tor, Mullvad, Psiphon and I2P.

Advanced Onion Router alternatives are mainly VPN Services but may also be Anonymizing Networks or Web Browsers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Advanced Onion Router.
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  1. Tor Browser icon

    Tor Browser

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    • Android Tablet
    • OpenBSD
    223 alternatives to Tor Browser 

    The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, it prevents the sites you visit from learning...

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    1.  Privacy focusedTor Browser is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Built-in VPNTor Browser has a built-in VPN feature that enhances your privacy and allows you to browse the web from anywhere.
    3.  Block TrackersTor Browser has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    4.  PortableTor Browser can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Tor Browser 10.0.3 is now based on the new version of Firefox for Android.
  2. Tor icon

    Tor

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    57 alternatives to Tor 

    Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against traffic analysis, a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security.

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    Tor vs Advanced Onion Router opinions
    Most users think Tor is a great alternative to Advanced Onion Router.


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    Mullvad

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    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • F-Droid
    • WireGuard
    • Qubes OS
    • OpenWrt
    • Tomato
    • IPFire
    • pfSense
    • OpenVPN
    • DD-WRT
    • Tor
    210 alternatives to Mullvad 

    Mullvad is a VPN service that helps keep your online activity, identity, and location private.

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    1.  Privacy focusedMullvad is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  WireGuardMullvad supports the Wireguard protocol for encrypted VPN traffic.
    3.  No LogsMullvad doesn't keep any logs of your activities.
    4.  Block TrackersMullvad has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    5.  AES-256 EncryptionMullvad has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
    6.  No TrackingMullvad will not track you or use your personal data.
    7.  Split TunnelingLets you choose which apps go over the VPN, and which don't.
    8.  VPN Kill SwitchBuilt-in kill switch to automatically stop all network traffic if connection to VPN is lost.
    9.  OpenVPNMullvad supports OpenVPN, one of the most secure and reliable VPN protocols.
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    Connected to a Mullvad London server using the new WireGuard protocol.
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    Psiphon

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    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Mac
    182 alternatives to Psiphon 

    At Psiphon we are committed to an open and accessible Internet. Psiphon Open Source is a stand-alone version of Psiphon software available for free download to anyone. Run your own server, invite your friends, build a community, provide free and unfiltered Internet access to the...

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    I2P

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    • Android
    • BSD
    38 alternatives to I2P 

    The I2P network provides strong privacy protections for communication over the Internet. Many activities that would risk your privacy on the public Internet can be conducted anonymously inside I2P.

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    1.  DecentralizedI2P is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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    Shadowsocks

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    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    163 alternatives to Shadowsocks 

    A fast tunnel proxy that helps you bypass firewalls.

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    1.  OpenVPNShadowsocks supports OpenVPN, one of the most secure and reliable VPN protocols.
    2.  Built-in VPNShadowsocks has a built-in VPN feature that enhances your privacy and allows you to browse the web from anywhere.
    3.  Anonymous ProxyShadowsocks protects your personal information by hiding your device identifying information.
    4.  ShadowsocksShadowsocks has support for shadowsocks protocol to circumvent Internet censorship
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    Hotspot Shield

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    • Android Tablet
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    • Google Chrome
    216 alternatives to Hotspot Shield 

    Hotspot Shield encrypts your connection and doesn't log any data that could be tied to you, shielding your identity and info from hackers and cyber predators.

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    1.  No LogsHotspot Shield doesn't keep any logs of your activities.
    2.  Dark ModeHotspot Shield supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    ZenMate

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    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Maxthon
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Opera
    • Chromium
    • Firefox
    201 alternatives to ZenMate 

    ZenMate is an easy to use Browser plugin that provides a VPN solution - encrypting all your browser traffic and routing it through our ZenMate cloud to provide a secure and private browsing experience. Forget internet restrictions!

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsZenMate can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionZenMate has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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    CyberGhost VPN

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    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    223 alternatives to CyberGhost VPN 

    CyberGhost VPN allows you to surf the Internet freely, as if in disguise, regardless of the type of application you use and from where you log in. It gives you the possibility to move around the Net unrecognized by third parties, to visit forums and exchange information and...

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    1.  No LogsCyberGhost VPN doesn't keep any logs of your activities.
    2.  VPN Kill SwitchBuilt-in kill switch to automatically stop all network traffic if connection to VPN is lost.
    3.  WireGuardCyberGhost VPN supports the Wireguard protocol for encrypted VPN traffic.
    4.  OpenVPNCyberGhost VPN supports OpenVPN, one of the most secure and reliable VPN protocols.
    5.  AES-256 EncryptionCyberGhost VPN has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
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    Bitmask

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    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    163 alternatives to Bitmask 

    Bitmask is an EXPERIMENTAL open source application to provide easy and secure encrypted communication. You can choose among several different service providers or start your own. Currently, it supports encrypted internet (VPN) and encrypted email.

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    1.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Bitmask without registration.
    2.  Privacy focusedBitmask is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  No LogsBitmask doesn't keep any logs of your activities.
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