TunnelBear Alternatives for Linux

As a virtual private network app that emphasizes ease of use and simplicity, TunnelBear can be found on Windows, macOS, as well as on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. However, as a freemium and closed source option, it is understandable if you would prefer to go with an open source alternative to TunnelBear for your VPN needs.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 2/26/2019 4:47:00 AM

Alternatives to TunnelBear for Linux with any license

  • Tor Browser

    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 your physical location, and it lets you access sites which are blocked. The Tor Browser lets you use Tor on Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux without needing to install any software.

    • Tor Browser is only browser a which works through the Tor network, but TunnelBear is full system-wide VPN. Guest • Dec 2017 • 4 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Open source versus closed source. Two totally different VPN approaches that cannot be compared. Guest • Jul 2017 • 5 agrees and 11 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android OpenBSD

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  • ProtonVPN

    ProtonVPN is a highly secure and encrypted virtual private network (VPN). It is brought to you by the team of scientists from CERN and MIT that developed ProtonMail - the world’s largest encrypted email provider with over 2 million users, including journalists, activists and dissidents. Our encrypted tools empower users in over 150 countries to reclaim their freedom of expression and online privacy.

    • Unlimited bandwidth,trust worthy,great value. Guest • Feb 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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  • Windscribe

    Windscribe protects all of your computer activity like browsing, Skype, email and P2P from prying eyes. Its the simplest and most powerful VPN client you will ever use. Travelling abroad where Internet may be restricted? Use the "Stealth Mode" to by pass government firewalls and unlock the Internet just like at home.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Chrome Opera Firefox

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  • NordVPN

    With more than ten years of experience, NordVPN is a leading VPN provider. NordVPN gives you military-grade protection online, and you can access all your favorite sites without restriction. We never log your activity when using our servers, which are operated under the jurisdiction of Panama, where there are no mandatory data retention laws. So you can always trust your privacy to us. -Double Data Encryption NordVPN's Double VPN technology encrypts data not once, but twice.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Windows S Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

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  • Private Internet Access

    PRIVATE INTERNET ACCESS provides state of the art, multi-layered security with advanced privacy protection using VPN tunneling. Please click on the Security Layers found in the right column to learn more about each individual layer. Our services have been designed from the ground up to be able to operate using built-in technology pre-existing in your computer or smartphone device.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... iPad Tomato pfSense OpenVPN DD-WRT

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  • WireGuard

    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. WireGuard is designed as a general purpose VPN for running on embedded interfaces and super computers alike, fit for many different circumstances.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux Android iPhone BSD

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  • Shadowsocks

    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. - Mobile Ready Optimized for mobile device and wireless network, without any keep-alive connections.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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  • anonymoX

    anonymoX is an initiative for anonymization in the internet. The aim is to restore the users right of anonymity in the web. Most websites monitor the behaviour of their users, giving the websites hosts the ability to analyze the general users behaviour and create detailed user profiles, which often times are sold to third parties. A thread for the freedom of speech of the internet manifests in the repression through federal or private organizations.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Chrome Firefox

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  • Bitmask

    Bitmask is an open source application to provide easy and secure encrypted communication. You can choose among several different service providers or start your own. Currently, Bitmask supports encrypted internet (VPN) and encrypted email.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux Android Android Tablet

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  • ExpressVPN

    ExpressVPN is the worlds fastest VPN service. It is both safe and reliable to watch and stream movies abroad, or simply access your favourite sites. Features: * The full suite of ExpressVPN’s easy-to-use software for all your devices (Windows, Mac, iOS, Android) * Unlimited bandwidth * Unlimited server switches * Unlimited speed * 99.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Kindle Fire

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  • AirVPN

    AirVPN is a VPN based on OpenVPN and operated by activists and hacktivists in defence of net neutrality, privacy and against censorship. A VPN tunnel encrypts your connection to the Internet. This impenetrable tunnel prevents criminal organizations, your ISP or even your government to spy on your communications. Enjoy the real Internet without discriminations. Stay protected with the security offered by high level encryption (OpenVPN 2048 bit).

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone

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  • Browsec

    Browsec encrypts your traffic and routes it through our secure cloud network. No one will be able to identify, track you or sniff your traffic. - Visit Facebook and twitter from work, read whatever you want. - Privacy. Hide your real location from the sites you visit. - Netflix, Hulu, Spotify, Pandora, SoundCloud and so on — music and video services restricted to a few countries are now accessible to you too.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux iPhone iPad ... Chrome Opera Firefox

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  • sshuttle

    sshuttle: where transparent proxy meets VPN meets ssh sshuttle is the only program that solves the following common case: Your client machine (or router) is Linux, FreeBSD, or MacOS. You have access to a remote network via ssh. You don't necessarily have admin access on the remote network. The remote network has no VPN, or only stupid/complex VPN protocols (IPsec, PPTP, etc). Or maybe you are the admin and you just got frustrated with the awful state of VPN tools.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux

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  • Hide.me

    We hide your identity, your location and IP address - all behind multiple layers of encryption, with no logs, no data trail…and no proof! HIDE.me represents a new generation in privacy and VPN providers. We've learned from other providers' mistakes and failures. We only work with the best in cutting edge software and hardware technology. If the software we need doesn't exist, we write it. If the hardware doesn't exist, we build it.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... iPad

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  • OVPN.com

    Prevent hackers and governments from monitoring your online activities. OVPN ensure that you can browse anonymously, safely & quickly. Our strong physical security together with our solid software security allows us to guarantee a totally log free VPN service. Powerful desktop client OVPN's easy and secure client is the best and fastest way to ensure your anonymity online.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad FreeBSD Raspberry Pi OpenWrt Tomato pfSense FreeNAS DD-WRT

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  • IPVanish

    IPVanish is a VPN provider that encrypts the data you send and receive over the Internet. It also provides you with the ability to change your IP address any time you want just by switching to one of many servers in different countries. This way it is possible to bypass IP blocking and consume, for instance, videos on YouTube that are otherwise not accessible from your home country.

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  • OpenVPN Finder

    This simple tool finds free OpenVPN servers for you and allow you to download the OVPN config file. The extension is written on top of VPN Gate Academic Experiment Project that is an online service as an academic research at Graduate School of University of Tsukuba, Japan. The purpose of this research is to expand the knowledge of "Global Distributed Public VPN Relay Servers" .

    Free Open Source Mac Linux Chrome OS

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  • CacheBrowser

    What is CacheBrowser? CacheBrowser is a system designed to help Internet users bypass Internet censorship. The core idea of CacheBrowser is to grab censored content cached by Content Delivery Networks such as Akamai and CloudFlare directly from their CDN edge servers, therefore, foiling censors' DNS interference. To learn more about CacheBrowser's design details, properties, and limitations see our design paper published at ACM CCS 2015.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Chrome Python ... Chromium

  • Hoxx VPN Proxy

    Hoxx VPN Proxy service to unblock blocked websites, hide your location and encrypt your connection. Completely free.Hoxx VPN Service can be used to bypass filtered or blocked websites such as NetFlix, Hulu, Spotify or sites that have been blocked by your government or for licensing reasons. You can also use Hoxx VPN to hide your tracks and/or protect your personal information at public Wi-Fi locations.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Firefox

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  • Outline VPN

    Journalists need safe access to information to research issues, communicate with sources, and report the news. Outline lets news organizations easily provide their network safer access to the open internet. Right now, the manager is available on Windows and Linux, with a macOS version coming soon. It’s an Electron app so it feels like using a web app. By default, Outline recommends that you use DigitalOcean, a well-known *commercial* cloud hosting provider.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone

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  • Hola! Better Internet

    Hola lets you browse faster, access content blocked by your government, company or ISP and much more.

    • Warning Third party security researchers have released reports that claim Hola has numerous vulnerabilities in their client software, leaving users vulnerable to attack. In addition, these reports claim that Hola user's bandwidth was sold and that users are unknowingly part of a "botnet." For more information on the claims and findings refer to the posts here: http://adios-hola.org/ The response to these claims and the vulnerabilities from the Hola CEO can be read on their website here: https://hola.org/blog/the-recent-events-on-the-hola-network/
    • Real VPN's cost money to operate, someone is paying the bill. If you're not paying for it (Hola), you're not the customer you're the product. If the VPN is 100% Free then chances are there's a business model that involves your data. This might be fine for you - just make sure you're aware. zimmerhans425Jul 2017 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android Chrome OS ... Chrome Firefox

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