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11 January 2020

Browse privately using anonymous proxies and VPN servers.

Overview

NetShade is an anonymous proxy and VPN app+service for Mac. Unblock your Internet through NetShade's high-speed proxy and VPN servers spanning 17 countries.

  • NetShade masks your IP address as you browse the web, by routing you through a proxy server. Anonymous proxies are becoming more and more popular in this age of heightened security and privacy concerns, and NetShade provides an effective and straightforward interface to easily protect your privacy.
  • NetShade 8 is a complete rewrite of the app, which brings great new features:
  • SOCKS5 support
  • Kill switch
  • VPN scrambler
  • Hop client
  • Speed test
  • Ping test
  • Web access test
  • Custom proxy servers
  • Sync proxy settings with server
  • Touch bar support
  • Dark mode support
  • New servers

What's new in NetShade

Version 8.3.1:
  • Added "Set up an iOS device…" to Tools menu
  • More lenient about registration code input
  • Added a preference for Default Server: nearest, or last used
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Big77
15 December 2019
Version: 8.3

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NetShade 8.3 (230) release notes: - Globe now has clickable pins for proxy servers - Added buttons to Preferences->VPN for viewing or clearing PKI - Right-clicking or long-pressing on the globe now sets your location - Now properly removes defunct servers from the list
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Pablo-The-Innocent
22 April 2020
Version: 8.3.1
Netshade 8.3.1 flies on a 2017 5K iMac27. Am running Catalina Beta 10.15.5 and often use the US West Servers. Just ran Speedtest : 310.3 Mbps download 8.83 " upload Am a very happy user.
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aaronclottey
13 January 2020
Version: 8.3.1
I HAVE BEEN USING FOR YEARS BUT THIS PAST YEAR. I COULD NEVER SEEM TO BE BLOCKED FOR MORE THAN 2 MINUTES AND I AM SKEPTICAL ABOUT RENEWING BECAUSE I DIDN'T GET TO USE THE SERVICE AS MUCH. BECAUSE NETSHADE KEPT KICKING ME OUT SOMEHOW.
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Big77
15 December 2019
Version: 8.3
NetShade 8.3 (230) release notes: - Globe now has clickable pins for proxy servers - Added buttons to Preferences->VPN for viewing or clearing PKI - Right-clicking or long-pressing on the globe now sets your location - Now properly removes defunct servers from the list
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Big77
16 June 2019
Version: 8.0
This page is giving release notes for Netshade 7 even though Netshade 8 is out. Netshade 8 is a newer GUI and now supports different connection modes (VPN, SOCKS, HTTP). includes a speed test, and Netshade 8 apparently also lays down the foundation for their new product, HOP, which lets you easily configure your own computer as a VPN server.
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jpnedeleg
23 October 2018
Version: 7.2.1
Been using Netshade since NS3. Never had ANY problem with it. Smooth, easy, and very reactive developer, even for local problems! Won't change before next century :p
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SprintiPhone
10 August 2017
Version: 7.0.3
Netshade is the only annually billed VPN/proxy that I've been willing to pay for. More reliable than the other paid or free ones I've tried. There are periods where there are issues, generally when there is an update. But developer is very quick to respond to inquiries, usually in a day or two.
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ben-marko
07 January 2017
Version: 7.0.3
Good bit of software, but goes through periods where no network traffic can make it through. When it works however, it is very reliable.
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Odysseus
29 October 2016
Version: 7.0.3
The app is buggy beyond a shadow of a doubt. The service is incredibly slow -- both the proxy and the VPN server.
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tcr
20 June 2016
Version: 7.0.1
For clarification: Today's MacUpdate promo is for 6 months of VPN + Proxy access, which would normally be $29.50. It works for new and existing customers.
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markr9439
20 June 2016
Version: 7.0.1
This is the best product by far i bought it at version 5 and never looked back its awesome and very secure the they reply really fast with queries. i made a mistake of buy another company VPN offering a lifetime subscription as i was installing it on another mac in another country but it was not as good as this one so the saving did not really work out. buying another one of these while its on offer ;) version 7 is really cool they are on the ball with this product and i feel safe and secure using it.
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