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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. Viscosity provides a clear and intuitive user interface for creating, editing, and controlling VPN connections, and makes it easy for users new to VPN' and is a VPN service 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, SoftEther VPN, Tunnelblick and OpenVPN Finder.

Viscosity 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 Viscosity.
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  1. OpenVPN icon

    OpenVPN

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    38 alternatives to OpenVPN 

    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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    1.  Privacy focusedOpenVPN is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  OpenVPNOpenVPN supports OpenVPN, one of the most secure and reliable VPN protocols.
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    Most users think OpenVPN is a great alternative to Viscosity.
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    WireGuard

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • BSD
    • F-Droid
    • OpenWrt
    35 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  Privacy focusedWireGuard is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  WireGuardWireGuard supports the Wireguard protocol for encrypted VPN traffic.
    3.  No LogsWireGuard doesn't keep any logs of your activities.
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    SoftEther VPN

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    44 alternatives to SoftEther VPN 

    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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    1.  OpenVPNSoftEther VPN supports OpenVPN, one of the most secure and reliable VPN protocols.
    2.  AES-256 EncryptionSoftEther VPN has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
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    Tunnelblick

    18 alternatives to Tunnelblick 

    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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    1.  OpenVPNTunnelblick supports OpenVPN, one of the most secure and reliable VPN protocols.
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    OpenVPN Finder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    143 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  OpenVPNOpenVPN Finder supports OpenVPN, one of the most secure and reliable VPN protocols.
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      Firezone

      • Linux
      • openSUSE
      • CentOS
      • Ubuntu
      • Debian
      44 alternatives to Firezone 

      Firezone is an open-source VPN server and egress firewall for Linux that makes it simple to manage secure remote access to your company’s private networks. Built on modern technologies, including the new blazing fast WireGuard tunneling protocol, Firezone is lightweight and easy...

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      1.  WireGuardFirezone supports the Wireguard protocol for encrypted VPN traffic.
      2.  Two-factor AuthenticationFirezone supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
      3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Firezone without registration.
      4.  End-to-End EncryptionFirezone has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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      Shimo

      • Mac
      16 alternatives to Shimo 

      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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      iNinja VPN & Proxy

      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      171 alternatives to iNinja VPN & Proxy 

      Completely free VPN app, which will ensure the security (confidentiality) of your personal data on the Internet.

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      1.  Ad-freeiNinja VPN & Proxy doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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        fruho

        18 alternatives to fruho 

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

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        Discontinued

        3 years out of date

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        Securepoint VPN Client

        • Windows
        11 alternatives to Securepoint VPN Client 

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

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