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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, OpenConnect GUI, Cisco AnyConnect and iNinja VPN & Proxy.

OpenConnect alternatives are mainly VPN Services but may also be VPN Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of OpenConnect.
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    OpenVPN

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    38 alternatives to OpenVPN 

    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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    1.  Privacy focusedOpenVPN is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  OpenVPNOpenVPN supports OpenVPN, one of the most secure and reliable VPN protocols.
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    Does not connect to Cisco ASA. Account required from OpenVPN

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    WireGuard

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • BSD
    • F-Droid
    • OpenWrt
    35 alternatives to WireGuard 

    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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    1.  Privacy focusedWireGuard is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  WireGuardWireGuard supports the Wireguard protocol for encrypted VPN traffic.
    3.  No LogsWireGuard doesn't keep any logs of your activities.
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    OpenConnect GUI

    • Mac
    • Windows
    6 alternatives to OpenConnect GUI 

    OpenConnect GUI is the graphical client of OpenConnect for Microsoft Windows systems (or any other system Qt and OpenConnect run on). OpenConnect is a VPN client that utilises TLS and DTLS for secure session establishment, and is compatible with the Cisco AnyConnect SSL VPN...

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    1.  LightweightOpenConnect GUI consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Cisco AnyConnect

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    23 alternatives to Cisco AnyConnect 

    Make the VPN experience simpler and more secure with the enhanced remote access technology of Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client. This software builds on prior Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client offerings to improve the always-on VPN experience across more laptop and...

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    iNinja VPN & Proxy

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    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    171 alternatives to iNinja VPN & Proxy 

    Completely free VPN app, which will ensure the security (confidentiality) of your personal data on the Internet.

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    1.  Ad-freeiNinja VPN & Proxy doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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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.

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      VPNC Front End

      • Windows
      9 alternatives to VPNC Front End 

      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).

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    • thegreenbow vpn client

      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      3 alternatives to thegreenbow vpn client 

      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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      1.  OpenVPNthegreenbow vpn client supports OpenVPN, one of the most secure and reliable VPN protocols.
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