Free ProtonVPN Alternatives

    The best free alternative to ProtonVPN is Tor Browser, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to ProtonVPN and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to ProtonVPN are Tor (Free, Open Source), OpenVPN (Freemium, Open Source), WireGuard (Free, Open Source) and Windscribe (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jun 24, 2021

    1. The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, it prevents the sites you visit from learning...
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      Tor Browser vs ProtonVPN opinions
      Some users think Tor Browser is a great alternative to ProtonVPN, some don't.
      Fast, great Youtube functionality, anyone can be in-between, the forums and many sites absolutely love it.
      Negative comment 8 months ago

    2. 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.
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      Tor vs ProtonVPN opinions
      Some users think Tor is a great alternative to ProtonVPN, some don't.
      destructor200511 Tor is a software that enables anonymous, not VPN. ProtonVPN uses VPN.
      Negative comment 12 months ago

      that is not a VPN service
      Negative comment 9 months ago


    3. 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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      Some users think OpenVPN is a great alternative to ProtonVPN, some don't.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • BSD
      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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      WireGuard vs ProtonVPN opinions
      This alternative is disputed. WireGuard is still a legitimate alternative to ProtonVPN, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Dannomac WireGuard is a protocol ProtonVPN is a VPN service
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

    4. Windscribe is a desktop application and browser extension that work together to block ads and trackers, restore access to blocked content and help you safeguard your privacy online.
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      Most users think Windscribe is a great alternative to ProtonVPN.

    5. The I2P network provides strong privacy protections for communication over the Internet. Many activities that would risk your privacy on the public Internet can be conducted anonymously inside I2P.
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      Some users think I2P is a great alternative to ProtonVPN, some don't.
      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      At Psiphon we are committed to an open and accessible Internet. Psiphon Open Source is a stand-alone version of Psiphon software available for free download to anyone.
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      Some users think Psiphon is a great alternative to ProtonVPN, some don't.
    6. from CloudFlare is the fast and private way to browse the Internet. It is a public DNS resolver, but unlike most DNS resolvers, is not selling user data to advertisers. The implementation of makes it the fastest resolver out there.
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    7. GNUnet is a framework for secure peer-to-peer networking that does not use any centralized or otherwise trusted services. A first service implemented on top of the networking layer allows anonymous censorship-resistant file-sharing.
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      Most users think GNUnet is a great alternative to ProtonVPN.
    8. A secure socks5 proxy, designed to protect your Internet traffic. - Super Fast Bleeding edge techniques using Asynchronous I/O and Event-driven programming. - Flexible Encryption Secured with industry level encryption algorithm. Flexible to support custom algorithms.
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