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Shimo Alternatives

Shimo is described as 'supports every major VPN protocol that is currently available: The widely used CiscoVPN, the very secure OpenVPN and all standard-compliant IPSec connections. It also handles Point-to-Point Tunneling (PPTP) and Layer 2 Tunneling (L2TP) protocols' and is a VPN service in the network & admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Shimo for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and BSD. The best alternative is SoftEther VPN, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Shimo are Tunnelblick, OpenConnect, Viscosity and Cisco AnyConnect.

Shimo alternatives are mainly VPN Services but may also be VPN Clients or Virtual LAN Software. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Shimo.
This page was last updated Sep 30, 2021
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  1. SoftEther VPN ("SoftEther" means "Software Ethernet") is one of the world's most powerful and easy-to-use multi-protocol VPN software. It runs on Windows, Linux, Mac, FreeBSD and Solaris.

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    Does not connect to Cisco networks with groups

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  2. Tunnelblick

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Tunnelblick is a free, open source graphic user interface for OpenVPN on OS X and macOS. It provides easy control of OpenVPN client and/or server connections.

    Tunnelblick vs Shimo opinions
    Most users think Tunnelblick is a great alternative to Shimo.

    Doesn't support Cisco AnyConnect

    Negative comment almost 5 years ago
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  3. OpenConnect

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD

    A VPN client compatible with Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client (now Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Solution) and an open source substitute for Cisco's official Linux client.

  4. Viscosity

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Viscosity is a VPN client for Mac OS X and Windows. It allows a user to connect to a VPN server and establish a VPN connection.

  5. Cisco AnyConnect

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire

    Make the VPN experience simpler and more secure with the enhanced remote access technology of Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client.



  6. Sidestep

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Sidestep sits quietly in the background, protecting your security and privacy as you browse the web.

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  7. fruho

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Fruho is an open-source, zero-configuration VPN manager. It supports automatic setup and allows easy switching between VPN providers.

    Discontinued

    3 years out of date

  8. The professional and free openVPN Client from Securepoint based on SSL-VPN for Windows can be used for all VPN-Servers.

  9. tunXten

    • Windows

    tunXten is a lightweight but powerful OpenVPN GUI client for the Windows platform. It takes OpenVPN usability to the next level by providing intuitive, easy to use way to handle an unlimited number of OpenVPN configurations.

  10. VPNC Front End

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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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