Viscosity Alternatives

    Viscosity is described as 'VPN client for Mac OS X and Windows. It allows a user to connect to a VPN server and establish a VPN connection' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Viscosity for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is OpenVPN, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Viscosity are WireGuard (Free, Open Source), SoftEther VPN (Free, Open Source), Tunnelblick (Free, Open Source) and OpenVPN Finder (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 25, 2021

    1. OpenVPN provides flexible VPN solutions to secure your data communications, whether it's for Internet privacy, remote access for employees, securing IoT, or for networking Cloud data centers.
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      Most users think OpenVPN is a great alternative to Viscosity.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • BSD
      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.
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    2. 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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    3. 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.
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      shellaaaron Great :) and Free - Thanks
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      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.


    4. Shimo 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.
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    5. Fruho is an open-source, zero-configuration VPN manager. It supports automatic setup and allows easy switching between VPN providers. Connect to various VPN providers or to your own VPN server No manual configuration.

      Discontinued

      Website seems to be down, and last release was in July 30, 2018. Still available for download on GitHub.

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    6. Say Hello to Sidestep The problem When you connect to the Internet through an unprotected wireless network, such as at a coffeeshop or an airport, where you don’t have to enter a security key, you’re putting yourself at risk.
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    7. An open-source SSL VPN Client for Windows via OpenVPN.
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      • 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.
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