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Orbot Alternatives

Orbot is described as 'open source Tor Proxy App for Android Phones. If the phone is rooted, it can even transparently route all phone internet traffic through the Tor network' and is a very popular anonymizing network in the security & privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Orbot for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, Mac and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Tor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Orbot are Snowflake, Hotspot Shield, Bitmask and FreePN.

Orbot alternatives are mainly VPN Services but may also be Anonymizing Networks or Anonymous Proxy Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Orbot.
This page was last updated May 20, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad

Orbot is an open source Tor Proxy App for Android Phones. If the phone is rooted,...

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  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.

    Almost everyone thinks Tor is a great alternative to Orbot.
  2. Snowflake is a system to defeat internet censorship. People who are censored can use Snowflake to access the internet. Their connection goes through Snowflake proxies, which are run by volunteers.



  3. Hotspot Shield

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome

    Hotspot Shield 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.

  4. Bitmask

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Bitmask is an EXPERIMENTAL open source application to provide easy and secure encrypted communication. You can choose among several different service providers or start your own. Currently, it supports encrypted internet (VPN) and encrypted email.

  5. FreePN is the first completely free, completely open network dedicated to protecting your online privacy. Joining the network is easy: just download and install the app. No accounts, no registration, no setup. Once you start the app, you're already protected.

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  6. Yggdrasil

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    A proof-of-concept scalable IPv6 meshnet, featuring end-to-end encryption, a unique spanning tree routing algorithm and aiming to implement novel backpressure routing metrics.

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  7. Lantern

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Lantern allows you to give or get access to the internet through other users around the world connected by a trust-based peer-to-peer network.

    Almost everyone thinks Lantern is a great alternative to Orbot.
  8. InviZible Pro

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Android

    InviZible Pro uses DNSCrypt Protocol, Tor and i2pd (I2P Daemon) (PurpleI2P) to achieve maximum security, privacy and comfortable use of the Internet.

    InviZible Pro vs Orbot opinions
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    Yes i like invizible pro because it is more privacy

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  9. Onion.ly

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Tor / I2P in proxy and gateway. Just like tor2web, access .onion and .i2p domains without running Tor or I2P software.

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  10. Tachyon VPN

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    The VPN is more private, secure and faster than centralized solutions.

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