SharkSSL Alternatives

    SharkSSL is described as 'The SSL/TLS and Certificate tutorial for Windows enables you to fast track your understanding of the SSL/TLS protocol, Certificate Management, and secure communication' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are six alternatives to SharkSSL for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is OpenSSL, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SharkSSL are LibreSSL (Free, Open Source), GnuTLS (Free, Open Source), mbed TLS (Free) and Network Security Services (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated May 21, 2015

    • OpenSSL is a framework which implements the secure socket layer. It ships with a program/library which gives you access to all those functions.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Haiku
    • LibreSSL is a version of the TLS/crypto stack forked from OpenSSL in 2014, with goals of modernizing the codebase, improving security, and applying best practice development processes.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD


    • GnuTLS (the GNU Transport Layer Security Library) is a free software implementation of the SSL, TLS and DTLS protocols.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • mbed TLS (formerly known as PolarSSL) makes it trivially easy for developers to include cryptographic and SSL/TLS capabilities in their (embedded) products, facilitating this functionality with a minimal coding footprint.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • BSD
    • Network Security Services (NSS) comprises a set of libraries designed to support cross-platform development of security-enabled client and server applications with an option...
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • wolfSSL (formerly CyaSSL) is a small, fast, portable implementation of TLS/SSL for embedded devices to the cloud. http://www.wolfssl.com.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • BSD
      • iPad