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UltraVPN Alternatives

UltraVPN is described as 'client/server SSL VPN solution based on OpenVPN. It encrypts and anonymizes your network connection' and is a VPN service in the security & privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to UltraVPN for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Tor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like UltraVPN are Mullvad, RetroShare, I2P and Freenet.

UltraVPN alternatives are mainly VPN Services but may also be Anonymizing Networks or VPN Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of UltraVPN.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows

UltraVPN is a client/server SSL VPN solution based on OpenVPN. It encrypts and anonymizes your network connection.

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  1. 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.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedTor is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ PortableTor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Mullvad

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • F-Droid
    • WireGuard
    • Qubes OS
    • OpenWrt
    • Tomato
    • IPFire
    • pfSense
    • OpenVPN
    • DD-WRT

    Mullvad is a VPN service that helps keep your online activity, identity, and location private.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedMullvad is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ WireGuardMullvad supports the Wireguard protocol for encrypted VPN traffic.
    ⚫︎ No LogsMullvad doesn't keep any logs of your activities.
    ⚫︎ Block TrackersMullvad has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    ⚫︎ AES-256 EncryptionMullvad has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
    ⚫︎ No TrackingMullvad will not track or use your personal data.
    ⚫︎ VPN Kill SwitchBuilt-in kill switch to automatically stop all network traffic if connection to VPN is lost.
    ⚫︎ OpenVPNMullvad supports OpenVPN, one of the most secure and reliable VPN protocols.
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    RetroShare

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • OpenSSL
    • OpenPGP

    RetroShare is a open source cross-platform, private and secure decentralized communication system. It lets you to securely chat, share photos, videos, and more, using OpenPGP to authenticate peers and .

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedRetroShare is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedRetroShare is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionRetroShare has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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  4. 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.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedI2P is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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  5. Freenet icon

    Freenet is free software which lets you anonymously share files, browse and publish "freesites" (web sites accessible only through Freenet) and chat on forums, without fear of censorship.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedFreenet is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeFreenet doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  6. 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.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedGNUnet is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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    Besides command line tools, GNUnet provides a graphical user interface: gnunet-gtk. Here are some screenshots of gnunet-gtk and its features and ports.
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    Hotspot Shield

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome

    Hotspot Shield encrypts your connection and doesn't log any data that could be tied to you, shielding your identity and info from hackers and cyber predators.

    ⚫︎ No LogsHotspot Shield doesn't keep any logs of your activities.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeHotspot Shield supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    CyberGhost VPN

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    CyberGhost VPN allows you to surf the Internet freely, as if in disguise, regardless of the type of application you use and from where you log in.

    ⚫︎ No LogsCyberGhost VPN doesn't keep any logs of your activities.
    ⚫︎ VPN Kill SwitchBuilt-in kill switch to automatically stop all network traffic if connection to VPN is lost.
    ⚫︎ WireGuardCyberGhost VPN supports the Wireguard protocol for encrypted VPN traffic.
    ⚫︎ OpenVPNCyberGhost VPN supports OpenVPN, one of the most secure and reliable VPN protocols.
    ⚫︎ AES-256 EncryptionCyberGhost VPN has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
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    Freegate

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Wine

    Freegate is an anti-censorship software for secure and fast Internet access. It was developed and maintained by Dynamic Internet Technology Inc. (DIT), a pioneer in censorship-circumvention operation.

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    Warning

    The installer is detected as malicious by some antiviruses: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/20017fd064a42e743ecb6f6fd5b8b60efc21e7f3979b07fcd23a811514f23111

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    Calypso

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Calypso, formerly Kommute, is a cross platfrom file sharing client using the anonymous network MUTE. Developped using C++ and Qt. For windows and linux, portable to other environments. You can try it by following the installation instructions below.

    ⚫︎ PortableCalypso can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.24, released in May 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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