OpenConnect Alternatives for Windows

    OpenConnect is not available for Windows but there are some alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is OpenVPN, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to OpenConnect and seven of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to OpenConnect are WireGuard (Free, Open Source), OpenConnect GUI (Free, Open Source), Cisco AnyConnect (Paid) and iNinja VPN & Proxy (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Oct 27, 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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      Does not connect to Cisco ASA. Account required from OpenVPN
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

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      WireGuard is an extremely simple yet fast and modern VPN that utilizes state-of-the-art cryptography. It aims to be faster, simpler, leaner, and more useful than IPSec, while avoiding the massive headache. It intends to be considerably more performant than OpenVPN.
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    2. OpenConnect GUI is the graphical client of OpenConnect for Microsoft Windows systems (or any other system Qt and OpenConnect run on).
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      Make the VPN experience simpler and more secure with the enhanced remote access technology of Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client.
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      Completely free VPN app, which will ensure the security (confidentiality) of your personal data on the Internet. • High-speed and Unlimited VPN. Forget about slow loading pages. iNinja is a modern VPN that provides stable high-speed in the network.
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      iNinja VPN & Proxy vs OpenConnect opinions
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      OpenConnect is a client application for accessing Cisco AnyConnect and Juniper VPNs, iNinja is a free VPN app that has very little in common with OpenConnect.
      Negative comment 8 months ago

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    3. Front End to VPNC, a command line VPN client for Cisco VPN hardware. This client is known to work on: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 2008 and Windows 7. It supports both 32 bit (x86) and 64 bit (x64/x86_64).
    4. TheGreenBow VPN Client enables to work from home and to connect to enterprise infrastructure. From simple authentication to advanced full PKI integration .Support of both IPsec and SSL. Is an alternative for Shrewsoft vpn to Pfsense.
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