FreeCap Alternatives

    FreeCap is described as '- is a program for transparency redirect connections from programs through SOCKS server'. There are more than 10 alternatives to FreeCap for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Proxifier. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Tallow (TOR client) or WinDivert. Other great apps like FreeCap are Proxycap (Paid), OpenText Socks Client (Paid), Postern (Free) and Proximac (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 31, 2019

    1. Proxifier is a program that allows network applications that do not support working through proxy servers to operate through an HTTPS or SOCKS proxy or a chain of proxy servers. 39.95 USD, free 31-day trial, portable version available.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
      ProxyCap enables you to redirect your computer's network connections through proxy servers. You can tell ProxyCap which applications will connect to the Internet through a proxy and under what circumstances.


    2. Tallow is similar to running Tor as a transparent proxy under Linux or MacOS. All non-Tor traffic is blocked and prevented from leaving your PC. This stops certain kinds of leaks, such as the "DNS leak" problem. Tallow is also transparent.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      WinDivert allows user-mode applications to capture/modify/drop network packets sent to/from the Windows network stack.
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    3. SOCKS proxy redirection client for Windows. Routes local applications through an SSH proxy to achieve tunnelling for applications which would otherwise not support it, e.g. Windows Remote Desktop. Supports 64bit, remote DNS name resolution and much more.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Postern is an Android proxifier that allows network traffic on your device to go through your configured proxy servers. Currently following proxy/tunneling protocols are supported: 1. SSH tunneling 2. Shadowsocks 3. SOCKS5 proxy 4.
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    4. An open-source command-line program for Mac OS X to make any app work through a proxy server. Proxifier can redirect all network traffic in your system to a proxy server and redirect specific apps to work through a proxy server.
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    5. Redsocks is a daemon running on the local system, that will transparently tunnel any TCP connection via a remote SOCKS4, SOCKS5 or HTTP proxy server.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      PaperBus is a plug-and-play free proxy service that is fast and very easy to use. You can use paperbus to access blocked web sites and bypass internet filters and such.

      Discontinued

      It is already downloadable from Softpedia.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      WideCap - is system proxifier. It was created as `extended` version of FreeCap program. But WideCap IS NOT a branch or new FreeCap version.

      Discontinued

      The latest update was in 2009.

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