LAN Bridger Alternatives

    LAN Bridger is described as 'easy-to-use VPN tool. It lets you be a part of the same local computer network at your job, on the road, or half way around the world. Share files. Administer machines. Access music. Or kick back and play a game' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to LAN Bridger for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, iPhone and Mac. The best alternative is OpenVPN, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like LAN Bridger are ZeroTier (Freemium, Open Source), LogMeIn Hamachi (Freemium), sshuttle (Free, Open Source) and Garena (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 2, 2021

    1. OpenVPN provides flexible VPN solutions to secure your data communications, whether it's for Internet privacy, remote access for employees, securing IoT, or for networking Cloud data centers.
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    2. ZeroTier creates virtual ethernet networks that work everywhere. Use it as a VPN alternative, for gaming, or to create a virtual office LAN that travels with you.


    3. LogMeIn Hamachi is a hosted VPN service that securely connects devices and networks, extending LAN-like network connectivity to mobile users, distributed teams and business applications. You can easily create secure virtual networks on demand, across public and private networks.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      sshuttle: where transparent proxy meets VPN meets ssh sshuttle is the only program that solves the following common case: Your client machine (or router) is Linux, FreeBSD, or MacOS. You have access to a remote network via ssh.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      Garena is a free downloadable software provided by Ocean Global Holding. Garena, short for Global Arena, is a multifunction platform that allows gamers to chat, challenge opponents, and play their favorite games online with millions of gamers world-wide.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      P2PVPN creates a virtual private network for you which behaves like a physical network (e.g. your network at home). But instead of using an Ethernet cable to connect computers P2PVPN uses secure Internet connections.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.8, released in December 2010, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    4. Haguichi provides a graphical frontend for LogMeIn Hamachi on Linux. It features fully customizable commands, notification bubbles, rich tooltips, along with a searchable, sortable and collapsible network list.
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    5. NeoRouter is the next generation router that helps you manage and connect to all your computers from anywhere. It gracefully integrates Remote Access, File Sharing, Virtual Private Network, User and Access Management.
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    6. VPN P2P easy install, file sharing and accessing to virtual LAN.

      Discontinued

      No longer developed. Last version, 2.5.1, released on August 19, 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    7. VDE is an ethernet compliant virtual network that can be spawned over a set of physical computer over the Internet. VDE is part of virtualsquare project.
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