NetShade
NetShade
8.3.1
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Browse privately using anonymous proxies and VPN servers.

NetShade 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 version 8.3.1

Updated on Jan 11 2020

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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    Pablo-The-Innocent
    Pablo-The-Innocent
    Apr 22 2020
    8.3.1
    0.0
    Apr 22 2020
    0.0
    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.
    aaronclottey
    aaronclottey
    Jan 13 2020
    8.3.1
    1.0
    Jan 13 2020
    1.0
    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.
    Big77
    Big77
    Dec 15 2019
    8.3
    4.0
    Dec 15 2019
    4.0
    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
    Big77
    Big77
    Jun 16 2019
    8.0
    4.0
    Jun 16 2019
    4.0
    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.
    jpnedeleg
    jpnedeleg
    Oct 23 2018
    7.2.1
    0.0
    Oct 23 2018
    0.0
    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
    SprintiPhone
    SprintiPhone
    Aug 10 2017
    7.0.3
    4.0
    Aug 10 2017
    4.0
    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.
    ben-marko
    ben-marko
    Jan 7 2017
    7.0.3
    3.0
    Jan 7 2017
    3.0
    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.
    Odysseus
    Odysseus
    Oct 29 2016
    7.0.3
    3.0
    Oct 29 2016
    3.0
    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.
    tcr
    tcr
    Jun 20 2016
    7.0.1
    0.0
    Jun 20 2016
    0.0
    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.
    markr9439
    markr9439
    Jun 20 2016
    7.0.1
    5.0
    Jun 20 2016
    5.0
    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.
    Guido-Muldoon
    Guido-Muldoon
    Jun 1 2016
    7.0.1
    5.0
    Jun 1 2016
    5.0
    Version: 7.0.1
    Version 7 is fast, easy to use and seems far superior to me versus other paid for VPN/proxy software I've tried. I first used Netshade back in version 4. All the problems/concerns/issues and needed features of past versions appear to have been addressed in version 7. Many VPN services are now offering lifetime licenses for less than the Netshade annual fee but they just don't seem to me as professionally implemented. Netshade does not now offer lifetime licensing but do offer several license options and occasional discounts. They also have Keyshade for password security and Flight Kit which looks like it might be nice for private pilots but I am not a pilot so I can not offer any advice on that one.
    Achim2
    Achim2
    May 23 2016
    7.0
    0.0
    May 23 2016
    0.0
    Version: 7.0
    7.0 crashes as soon as I switch to any other app. It's broken. The previous version worked fine.
    tcr
    tcr
    May 17 2016
    7.0
    0.0
    May 17 2016
    0.0
    Version: 7.0
    Hello NetShade is doing a promo this week, for the launch of NetShade 7. $39 for NetShade with a year of proxy & VPN access. (normally $59) https://secure.raynersw.com/store.php Free trial available too. -RS
    Macupdate-User
    Macupdate-User
    Feb 20 2016
    6.3.1
    0.0
    Feb 20 2016
    0.0
    Version: 6.3.1
    Hello, I'm interested in purchasing soon. When will NetShade be discounted next or appear in a bundle?
    Mrtomato
    Mrtomato
    Dec 15 2015
    6.3.1
    3.0
    Dec 15 2015
    3.0
    Version: 6.3.1
    Over the last year I've become somewhat disenchanted with Netshade. The move to NetShade 6 was a bit awkward -- a $10 charge for, in essence, an add-on that I don't use and have no use for. I could live with that, but over the last 9 months the servers - particularly the UK servers -- became so slow that I moved to another VPN (CyberGhost, FWW), which has been 5x ~ 10x faster than NetShade. I'm not sure what's gone wrong. NetShade is the only VPN for Mac that I know of that is consistently updated and has a completely Mac-friendly interface, so it's a real shame that the essential service is now so slow.
    Sincoseis
    Sincoseis
    Dec 2 2015
    6.3.1
    0.0
    Dec 2 2015
    0.0
    Version: 6.3.1
    Is VPN and Proxy access included in the Netshade version that is part of the bundle "11 awesome apps, 1 super low price" If so for how long ? One year or ...
    joaonunosoares
    joaonunosoares
    Oct 8 2015
    6.3.1
    5.0
    Oct 8 2015
    5.0
    Version: 6.3.1
    used the trial, and only can say booth proxy and VPN very fast. best proxy and vpn service i used till now. any discount soon, so i can buy? ;)
    Geoff6
    Geoff6
    Jul 11 2015
    6.3
    5.0
    Jul 11 2015
    5.0
    Version: 6.3
    Netshade works and works really well. I have been using it from earlyish days and I have never had a problem with it. The developer replies quickly to questions and I appreciate the continual effort to improve it. Definitely a five star app.
    RickZeman
    RickZeman
    Jul 11 2015
    6.3
    4.5
    Jul 11 2015
    4.5
    Version: 6.3
    I like this product. Very stable, unobtrusive, and the proxy servers aren't so overwhelmed that they're unusable. Was surprised to see that Netshade suffered from ipv6 leakage, too.
    mgus
    mgus
    May 21 2015
    6.1.5
    5.0
    May 21 2015
    5.0
    Version: 6.1.5
    Netshade works very well, and is far superior to some of the other so-called VPNs. It runs smoothly in the background, provides plenty of VPN and/or proxy options, and customer service is top notch. Highly recommended.
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