HotspotShield
HotspotShield
4.4.0

2.4

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HotspotShield for Mac4.4.0

02 February 2021

Securely browse public Wi-Fi networks.

What is HotspotShield for Mac

HotspotShield is a free privacy and security VPN proxy:

  • Unblock any websites; unblock Facebook, unblock YouTube or others such as Netflix and Hulu where they are blocked
  • Get unrestricted access to VOIP services and messaging apps such as Skype anywhere
  • Secure your WiFi connection with HTTPS encryption
  • Prevent hackers from stealing your private information
  • Browse the web privately and anonymously
  • Compatible with OS X 10.9 or later
Features
  • Protect yourself while using Wi-Fi hotspots (VPN encrypts all internet traffic); protect your identity, your IP address and stop unwanted tracking. Share and communicate privately
  • Gives you access to your favorite sites: Unblock any blocked content and services - get Facebook, Skype, BBC, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, Netflix, Hulu, Pandora, Viber, VOIP and other services wherever you are: at work, school or while traveling
  • Take full control: you can choose country IP to connect, change data compression levels, and if you want to start the VPN automatically or not

What's new in HotspotShield

Version 4.4.0:
  • Fixed some minor bugs

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How would you rate HotspotShield?
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ethan34woods
ethan34woods
Apr 6 2020
3.1.0
0.0
Apr 6 2020
0.0
Version: 3.1.0
Hotspot Shield at newserialkeys is a VPN that allows you to hide your IP address and access blocked websites when you are online. With this application, you can manage your activities on mobile devices with extremely high privacy and security. One of the great things about Hotspot Shield is that, unlike some of their competitors, they fully and wholeheartedly support anonymous torrenting.
djsailor
djsailor
Nov 27 2019
3.1.0
3.0
Nov 27 2019
3.0
Version: 3.1.0
Fair working VPN. Sometimes have slowness/connection problems but overall useful.
willem-3
willem-3
Oct 20 2018
2.0.8
4.5
Oct 20 2018
4.5
Version: 2.0.8
Very good as far I can criticize. Easy install, both on iMac as on iPhone and Samsung
Scubapath
Scubapath
Feb 24 2017
1.4.5
1.0
Feb 24 2017
1.0
Version: 1.4.5
Forget it for iMacs. Never could get it to connect automatically so I had to uninstall it and go back to the old version 3.4. That works.
TCalhau
TCalhau
Jan 22 2017
1.4.5
0.5
Jan 22 2017
0.5
Version: 1.4.5
Terrible! There are DNS leaks (even in the Elite version)! There is no real security here!
higherterrain-com
higherterrain-com
Jan 21 2017
1.4.5
0.5
Jan 21 2017
0.5
Version: 1.4.5
Another app claiming to be free but it isn't. Can MacUpdate start differentiating what truly free and what is not. If once you install it and it say's "start you 7 Day Trail" then it isn't free.
::mile::
::mile::
Nov 8 2016
3.19
1.0
Nov 8 2016
1.0
Version: 3.19
Mac OS Sierra has been out for almost 2 moths now and while other developers have made sure that their apps work even way before the launch HSS still isn't compatible and won't run on a Mac with Sierra. This is unacceptable! :(
mgus
mgus
May 21 2015
3.19
0.5
May 21 2015
0.5
Version: 3.19
I had the same bad experience as Pugwash and others below, and would categorize Hotspot as a FAKE VPN. Even though I had Hotspot Elite, I got both adware and email spam from Kaboomit, which is affiliated with Hotspot's developer AnchorFree. Hotspot also forces Elite members to sign in to their website in order to use the VPN, so there's no real privacy. Then, when you log out of your paid account, Hotspot automatically switches you to their free service and more adware instead of just closing the application. I literally had to uninstall the entire Hotspot app to get rid of the Hotspot window and adware on my desktop, since there was no way to click on the window to remove it ( Hotspot intentionally makes only the yellow "minus" icon work so you can't disable the window). MacUpdate should reconsider selling this fake VPN, because even after finally removing Hotspot, the next time I opened my browser it was in Arabic with a strange IP address I never used before.
Mrtomato
Mrtomato
Mar 30 2015
3.19
1.0
Mar 30 2015
1.0
Version: 3.19
Don't waste your time and money on this app and service. I have the same issue as Markus Winter. Try to change country but it tells me I need to unlock elite in order to do so. I have "elite" and the app seems to register this fact (or had, I'm trying to cancel this incredible waste of money). The app itself is very intrusive. It always opens browser windows when it start up and connects to quite a few metrics services. And the question of whether it works. I have my doubts about whether this is a true VPN or a kind of proxy. The reason is that VPN is like an shield. It goes up and all connections must go through it. However, this one is leaky. Sometimes my actual IP is visible to the world and even on their website they mention that there are problems with Chrome and Firefox. I know that Firefox at least bypasses proxies, but it cannot bypass VPN...unless said VPN is not VPN. Hotspot Shield is cheap and apparently for good reason. I would recommend Netshade for a desktop at any rate. I've used it for years, but thought I'd give Hotspot a go. That, however, was a mistake.
Markus-Winter
Markus-Winter
Feb 6 2015
3.19
1.5
Feb 6 2015
1.5
Version: 3.19
When it works then it is good. However often it does not work. I try to change country and get the "Unlock Hotspot Shield Elite features" sign shown, even though I have a 1 year subscription and it says at the bottom "Your Elite protection is valid till December 3rd, 2015". Then it opens the website, I'm logged into my account, I can edit my account details, I see my devices that I enabled for it, and still I can't change countries. Logging in and out, no effect. Sorry, this is poor. Can't give more than 1.5 stars for this.
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