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Shimo

Version 5.0.4

VPN client for everyone.

3.6
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$59.00
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Shimo overview

Shimo is the most versatile VPN client for OS X and it enables really everybody to master secure network. It supports more protocols than any other VPN application out there! CiscoVPN, AnyConnect, IPSec, OpenVPN, PPTP/L2TP, Nortel and even SSH connections are no problem for Shimo.

Shimo is able to automate everything around your secure network connections: Establish connections automatically when you change your network location, execute AppleScripts on certain events or get notified about these events. This is just a very small excerpt of Shimo's capabilities. Feel free to download Shimo from our website and get a 30 days free trial before you have to buy a license!

What’s new in version 5.0.4

Updated on Dec 29 2021

  • Optimized for macOS Catalina, including Dark Mode and security improvements

Information

License

Shareware

Size

12.6 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.shimovpn.com/

Downloads

69129

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.13.0 or later
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tsaoutos
tsaoutos
Mar 23 2022
5.0.4
1.0
Mar 23 2022
1.0
Version: 5.0.4
Terrible support, does not work on macOS 10.13 High Sierra, although their website states the opposite. Version 4.1.5.1 and 5.0.3 had a "time bomb" with an expired certificate that ended on 25 December 2021. Then version 5.0.4 came out that works only on newer systems. Tried version 4.1.5.2 and 4.1.5.3 that never worked. There is absolutely NO information on the above on the -so called- support section of the website, leaving the user in the dark. Have been a client of Shimo since version 1 and loved it, now very disappointed with it. After 2 months of waiting, I received today an email stating that "We are not intending to release another version." Too bad I wasted so much time on that.
Atalantia
Atalantia
Jan 21 2022
5.0.4
2.0
Jan 21 2022
2.0
Version: 5.0.4
Its getting worse every update. It works so so. Get the real open source app from openVPN directly here: https://openvpn.net/client-connect-vpn-for-mac-os/
sieler
sieler
Mar 10 2020
4.1.5.1
4.0
Mar 10 2020
4.0
Version: 4.1.5.1
They're slow to answer support email, but the VPN has become quite reliable for me (since an update about 2 years ago)
Pirx
Pirx
Jan 20 2020
4.1.5.1
3.0
Jan 20 2020
3.0
Version: 4.1.5.1
I got Shimo a long time ago, but somehow it kept losing out to Viscosity on my Mac. Still, I am licensed incl. Shimo 4. Viscosity does not have the many useful features of Shimo, but as a previous Shimo user no being entitled to upgrade pricing, I can barely contain myself to move to Shimo 5 at EUR 49.
Pirx
Pirx
Dec 13 2019
4.1.5.1
3.0
Dec 13 2019
3.0
Version: 4.1.5.1
MacUpdate, take note: Shimo 5.01 is out. I have been a buyer of Shimo since version 2, but actually I hardly ever used it, because proprietary VPN clients often come bundled with VPN service subscriptions. There is no changelog on Shimo's website, no idea what the difference between versions 4.1.5.1 and 5.01 should be, if any.... (probably they'll say the difference would be Mac OS X Catalina compatibility. I am writing this through a rock-solid, stable Shimo 4.1.5.1 VPN connection on Mac OS X Catalina, Shimo 4.1.5.1, with absolutely zero compatibility issues). Also, except for Shimo's mysterious, undefined "security features" I have not been able to find out, what the difference between Viscosity and Shimo should be, other than Shimo's galactic price (for which existing users get no upgrade discount, just the old, boring 25 or 33% off campaigns ahead of holidays)
Atalantia
Atalantia
Mar 24 2019
4.1.5.1
2.0
Mar 24 2019
2.0
Version: 4.1.5.1
Its not really good and not really bad. It works with some bugs. But for what it is, it is way to expensive.
dr-s-1
dr-s-1
Jun 10 2018
4.1.5.1
5.0
Jun 10 2018
5.0
Version: 4.1.5.1
After some innitial tun/tap problems which were sorted out by Shimo support the app is working flawlessly.

P.S . - MacUpdate plese dissable the CoinHive running in the background of your web!!!
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Zguy001
Zguy001
Mar 2 2018
4.1.5.1
0.5
Mar 2 2018
0.5
Version: 4.1.5.1
This app is the worst! It is so buggy and they never update it! Just see what happens if you make a mistake with the VPN password. You will get endless error dialogs and will not e able to try again with a new password for several minutes.. It is basic things like this which they never fix!
theo-langstrumpf
theo-langstrumpf
Feb 14 2018
4.1.5.1
5.0
Feb 14 2018
5.0
Version: 4.1.5.1
Cool app!
Mindplay
Mindplay
Jan 9 2018
4.1.5.1
0.5
Jan 9 2018
0.5
Version: 4.1.5.1
Tested extensively and really wanted to like it but the problem is that it's so unreliable... Connections suddenly break... app trying reconnecting forever (of course it never succeeds). It works fine the first times but from day two onwards it's just a bag of issues. Contacted support which is aware of the problems and does indeed respond promptly to support requests, but I'm holding this damn license since years only to keep using open sourced apps Pritunl or Tunnelblick. Disappointing.
Avalon IT
Avalon IT
Apr 3 2017
4.1.5.1
1.0
Apr 3 2017
1.0
Version: 4.1.5.1
It does not have security, many times it disconnects silently, here is the technical support answer (now I'm using windscribe client):

How to shuts down every internet activity as soon as the user’s VPN connection is dropped?

Shimo Support <support@shimovpn.com>
I guess the reason with Shimo is that the target is more on the business market where users need to connect to their work vpn to do remote work or access remote files. In that case it's not that critical if your vpn connection drops, you just won't be able to access the files anymore.

A killswitch is a good feature when you need all your traffic to go through the vpn server and are reliant on that, which is the case when you would use a VPN provider, but they mostly offer their own clients with this feature.
john-53
john-53
Feb 20 2017
4.1.5.1
1.0
Feb 20 2017
1.0
Version: 4.1.5.1
Trial expired instantly after installing. I can't evaluate this software at all. Additionally, it's deathly slow to start.
lewthaddeus
lewthaddeus
Nov 16 2016
4.1.4.2
5.0
Nov 16 2016
5.0
Version: 4.1.4.2
The creator is very understanding to my deaf needs that requires notetaking for my school and he helped me a lot. and shimo4 is highly recommended. try it and you will not regret! thanks for help tobias!
jjulius50
jjulius50
Nov 11 2016
4.1.4.2
5.0
Nov 11 2016
5.0
Version: 4.1.4.2
I just started using Shimo and it is great. I am using it to establish a PPTP connection(which OSX 10.12 does not support) as well as to establish OpenVPN connections. It was easy to set up and works flawlessly. Additionally, I was quite pleased with the customer support I received. Shortly after purchasing a license, I saw the license for a lower cost and wrote to Feingeist. With in a very short time, Feingeist took steps to refund the difference in the price I paid and the sale price. Thus, I would recommend this product.
Atalantia
Atalantia
Nov 6 2016
4.1.4.2
2.0
Nov 6 2016
2.0
Version: 4.1.4.2
Full of bugs! Although the implemented openvpn shell is not directly connected to the software. So once the openvpn connection is established it has nothing to do with Shimo.app anymore. Shimo doesn't respond of unexpected disconnection, so the triggers are just fancy frills. Shimo does not disconnect openvpn after quitting. And Shimo does not recognize an already established openvpn connection after start. Weak performance for an app that costs 52$.
Alicekollan
Alicekollan
Oct 27 2016
4.1.4.2
5.0
Oct 27 2016
5.0
Version: 4.1.4.2
It is useful but it is too expensive!
li12
li12
Oct 25 2016
4.1.3
1.0
Oct 25 2016
1.0
Version: 4.1.3
Earlier today I upgraded from OS X 10.11 to macOS 10.12 and realized that it no longer supports PPTP, so I downloaded Shimo to try it. Immediately upon starting it, there were 4-5 connections to various domains caught by Little Snitch. IMHO security-related software should not open unexpected outgoing connections. Because of that I uninstalled Shimo. Later today I decided to give it another try, but now it is telling me that there are 0 days in the trial period. Perhaps it is great software, but opening unexpected connections is not good, and punishing users for uninstalling it is not good either (I understand that it is probably done to avoid resetting the trial period, but c'mon... if it leaves some indication that it was ever installed, it could also leave indication WHEN it was installed, so upon reinstall one could continue the trial period).
Bernhard-Steindl
Bernhard-Steindl
Oct 16 2016
4.1.3
5.0
Oct 16 2016
5.0
Version: 4.1.3
I love using this vpn application! Shimo supports a wide variety of vpn protocols and is very easy to use. After the initial configuration I just have to start the app, click on the app icon in the menu bar and select the vpn server or account to connect. The app works very well on my mac and has a great user interface design. The developers of Shimo also offer a student program. I definitely recommend Shimo to every mac user. I found no better alternative vpn application for macOS.
shaunhalldesign
shaunhalldesign
Oct 3 2016
4.1.2
5.0
Oct 3 2016
5.0
Version: 4.1.2
Shimo is perfect for me and if you have the need for several VPN configurations at once then look no further. Works smoothly, the interface is useful and great to use. Now that VPN has changed for OSX, Shimo is your perfect solution.
p-10
p-10
Sep 29 2016
4.1.2
5.0
Sep 29 2016
5.0
Version: 4.1.2
Absolutely the best VPN App on the market. Company support works superb!. Highly recommend to everyone who would want to have all VPN connections organized. A little bit pricey but worth every penny. A++++++++++++
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