Hotspot Shield Alternatives

    Hotspot Shield is described as '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' and is a very popular VPN Service in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Hotspot Shield for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone and iPad. Most alternatives are VPN Services and Online Anonymity Apps. The best alternative is Tor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Hotspot Shield are Tor Browser (Free, Open Source), ProtonVPN (Freemium, Open Source), Speedtest by Ookla (Freemium) and Psiphon (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 28, 2021

    1. 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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      Most users think Tor is a great alternative to Hotspot Shield.
    2. 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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      Tor Browser vs Hotspot Shield opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Tor Browser is still a legitimate alternative to Hotspot Shield, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      it's very slow. That's only similiarity to Hotspotshield. Hotspotshield is Adware. Tor Browser is open source.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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    3. Security-focused VPN developed by CERN scientists from the ProtonMail team. Enabling Internet without surveillance.
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      Almost everyone thinks ProtonVPN is a great alternative to Hotspot Shield.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Google Chrome
      • Apple TV
      • Kindle Fire
      Use Speedtest® by Ookla® for an easy, one-tap connection internet performance and speed test —— accurate anywhere thanks to our massive global server network.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      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.
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      Some users think Psiphon is a great alternative to Hotspot Shield, some don't.


    4. The internet as I want it: Safe. Private. Ad-free. Steganos Online Shield VPN will significantly improve your digital life. We, the security experts at Steganos, have developed VPN software that enables you to use the internet as it should be.
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      Steganos Online Shield VPN vs Hotspot Shield opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Steganos Online Shield VPN is a great alternative to Hotspot Shield.
      zimmerhans425 cheapest VPN on the market. But unfortunately, only yearly payments allowed.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      Does not log and store user data. Company based in Germany. Privacy policies very transparent. Performance is OK and gets the job done. Could have more server locations though. But compared still the best to pick imho.
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    5. Windscribe is a desktop application and browser extension that work together to block ads and trackers, restore access to blocked content and help you safeguard your privacy online.
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      Most users think Windscribe is a great alternative to Hotspot Shield.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Vivaldi Browser
      • Google Chrome
      • Yandex.Browser
      • Opera
      • Chromium
      betternet is the easiest way to connect to the web without censor or restrictions. An unlimited FREE VPN with no ads, no registration, no b******t; we just protect your privacy and identity. That’s it!
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      Most users think Betternet is a great alternative to Hotspot Shield.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • F-Droid
      • WireGuard
      • Qubes OS
      • OpenWrt
      • Tomato
      • IPFire
      • pfSense
      • OpenVPN
      • DD-WRT
      Mullvad is an ethical VPN provider based in Gothenburg, Sweden. They keep no logs and an account number is the only thing you need to connect to Mullvad VPN. They ask for no email, no phone number; no personal information whatsoever.
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    6. 1.1.1.1 from CloudFlare is the fast and private way to browse the Internet. It is a public DNS resolver, but unlike most DNS resolvers, 1.1.1.1 is not selling user data to advertisers. The implementation of 1.1.1.1 makes it the fastest resolver out there.
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