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    SocksCap Alternatives

    SocksCap is described as 'intercepts the networking calls from WinSock applications and redirects them through the SOCKS server without modifying the original application, the operating system software or drivers' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to SocksCap for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Proxifier. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try FreeCap or Tallow (TOR client). Other great apps like SocksCap are Proxycap (Paid), WinDivert (Free, Open Source), Proxychains (Free, Open Source) and OpenText Socks Client (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 11, 2021
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    SocksCap intercepts the networking calls from WinSock applications and redirects them through the SOCKS server without...
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    1. Proxifier is a program that allows network applications that do not support working through proxy servers to operate through an HTTPS or SOCKS proxy or a chain of proxy servers. 39.95 USD, free 31-day trial, portable version available.
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      ProxyCap enables you to redirect your computer's network connections through proxy servers. You can tell ProxyCap which applications will connect to the Internet through a proxy and under what circumstances.


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      FreeCap - is a program for transparency redirect connections from programs through SOCKS server.

      Discontinued

      Last update: 2006-02-23

    2. Tallow is similar to running Tor as a transparent proxy under Linux or MacOS. All non-Tor traffic is blocked and prevented from leaving your PC. This stops certain kinds of leaks, such as the "DNS leak" problem. Tallow is also transparent.
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      WinDivert allows user-mode applications to capture/modify/drop network packets sent to/from the Windows network stack.
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      About proxychains tool:
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      SOCKS proxy redirection client for Windows. Routes local applications through an SSH proxy to achieve tunnelling for applications which would otherwise not support it, e.g. Windows Remote Desktop. Supports 64bit, remote DNS name resolution and much more.
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    3. An open-source command-line program for Mac OS X to make any app work through a proxy server. Proxifier can redirect all network traffic in your system to a proxy server and redirect specific apps to work through a proxy server.
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      Postern is an Android proxifier that allows network traffic on your device to go through your configured proxy servers. Currently following proxy/tunneling protocols are supported:

      Discontinued

      This app doesn't exist anymore.

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      PaperBus is a plug-and-play free proxy service that is fast and very easy to use. You can use paperbus to access blocked web sites and bypass internet filters and such.

      Discontinued

      It is already downloadable from Softpedia.

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      This is not a proxy wrapper
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

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