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PFConfig Alternatives

PFConfig is described as 'PortForward's PFConfig Software lets you forward ports on any router for any program. If you need to port forward, then PFConfig will do the hard work for you' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are seven alternatives to PFConfig for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, VirtualBox, VMware vSphere Hypervisor and Microsoft Hyper-V Server. The best alternative is UPnP Wizard, which is free. Other great apps like PFConfig are CacheGuard-OS, Simple Port Forwarding, Multi Port Forwarder and Robusta Port Forwarder.

PFConfig alternatives are mainly Firewalls but may also be Anti-Malware Apps or Anti-Virus Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PFConfig.
This page was last updated Jun 29, 2022
  • Windows

PortForward's PFConfig Software lets you forward ports on any router for any program. If you need to port forward, then...

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  1. UPnP Wizard

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A simple port mapping tool. UPnP Wizard allows you to manage all of the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) port mappings on your router. You don't need to hassle with your router's port forwarding interface.

  2. CacheGuard-OS

    • Windows
    • VirtualBox
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
    • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
    • Proxmox Virtual Environment

    All CacheGuard products and services are focused on delivering secured and optimized Web contents to our clients. To achieve that goal we made CacheGuard OS which is our core product.

  3. Simple Port Forwarding

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Simple Port Forwarding works with WebPages and not directly with your router. Making it a safe program to use. Its no different than using Firefox, IE or any other browser to setup port forwarding yourself.

  4. Multi Port Forwarder

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    This is a Swiss Army knife of port forwarding. It transforms network traffic whichever way imaginable. The traffic for forwarding is selected by a combination of: direction (incoming/outgoing), protocol (TCP/UDP), Port, IP (IPv4, IPv6, DNS name), MAC, and Network Adapter.

  5. Robusta Port Forwarder

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Robusta Port Forwarder is a utility application that eases the management of port forwarding through the UPNP protocol. This product helps you create an open port on your router, via a port forward.


    The product is no longer available on the company website. Last version,, released in October 2014, can be still downloaded from MajorGeeks.

  6. Router Port Forwarding

    • Windows

    Router Port Forwarding is a very powerful port forwarding and port triggering software for router. You can easily add, delete, view port forwarding entry of router. At the same time, you even can monitor the change of your router's port forwarding.

  7. Portfwd

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Portfwd, Port Forwarding Daemon, stands for port forwarding daemon. It's a small C++ utility which forwards incoming TCP connections and/or UDP packets to remote hosts.

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