NordVPN
NordVPN
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NordVPN5.6.1

20 July 2020

Military-grade protection online.

Overview

NordVPN gives you military-grade protection online, and you can access all your favorite sites without restriction. We never log your activity when using our servers, which are operated under the jurisdiction of Panama, where there are no mandatory data retention laws. So you can always trust your privacy to us.

Features:
  • Double data encryption
  • Super-fast servers everywhere
  • Lightning speed
  • Strict no-logs policy + Tor over VPN
  • Automatic kill switch
  • DNS leak resolver
  • Awesome security extras
  • Multiple device support
  • Friendly, helpful service
  • P2P welcome Here
  • Bitcoin accepted

What's new in NordVPN

Version 5.6.1:
  • For a top-notch VPN experience, routine maintenance is just as important as a new shiny feature. So nothing grand this time — just the usual bug-fixing business. We’re sending some good vibes and under-the-hood improvements your way!

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How would you rate NordVPN app?

20 Reviews of NordVPN

4
Geography Is Destiny
11 June 2020
Version: 5.5.7

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My experience with NordVPN has been pretty good. Sometimes it’s a little difficult to find a lightly-used server, but that would be the case with any VPN. I don’t much like the interface for finding servers, but otherwise my experience has been good.
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Geography Is Destiny
11 June 2020
Version: 5.5.7
My experience with NordVPN has been pretty good. Sometimes it’s a little difficult to find a lightly-used server, but that would be the case with any VPN. I don’t much like the interface for finding servers, but otherwise my experience has been good.
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James
09 February 2020
Version: 5.3.9
Recently they instituted a new policy that forces users to change their login password and nags them HOURLY until they do so, taking up the entire middle of their screen, interfering with their work and their train of thought, and cause them to lose data when typing until the acknowledge the notification. This arrogant notification can only be stopped or delayed by a password change or not using their service. Additionally they will not offer refunds for unused subscription time if a user wishes to cancel the service because of this new policy. The good news is there is no restriction to changing the password back to what it was immediately after changing it to get rid of the annoying message. In my opinion changing a password should be a user decision, not some 'big brother' organization forcing you to do so. I could understand the rationale if their data servers had be compromised but their has been compromised but their has been no indication that they have. Having to keep track of dozens of passwords is taxing enough without some company forcing you to continually change them at their discretion when they feel like it. While I like the products performance I have chosen to give them a one star rating due to this policy. Users should be in control of security on their own personal machines, not some company dictating on how you should manage it. If they wish to send me a friendly suggestion, I am all for that, but to be constantly sending you an hourly nagging message that interferes with your ability to effectively work and causes loss of data is outrageous and a behavior that I consider to be malware.
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Mrball
26 December 2019
Version: 5.3.6
The app never works properly. Updates are chancy and rarely work better. Often you need to delete entire program with app cleaner then reinstall. You can't save a favorite server without manually going through a list of 3000. Tech support is somewhere between -5 (yes that's minus) and +3 on a scale of 0 to 5. Many techs seem to cause more problems. Rare to get someone who is even fairly knowledgeable and sensible. Lots of problems finding a server that will send an email in the Apple Mail program. Some servers just disappear too. Nutty crazy company and will probably switch.
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BillyDee203
22 December 2019
Version: 5.3.6
With them being hacked back in October 2019 why would anyone consider this at all?
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Awado
12 December 2019
Version: 5.2.0
Why do you trick people into your website by faking search results in web search enginges?! Why should I trust a VPN provider like that?!? Nope.
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ruderealization
12 November 2019
Version: 4.15.5
The list of problems with their Mac apps ikev2 and openvpn for MacOS is long , Their VPN is good but was fed up with the apps. Now I paid the bucks and bought Express VPN a world of difference and a little expensive but I suppose it's worth it , all apps that use internet are now much speedier . Nord could be much better if not for their poor app design , and all the bugs .
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Derekcurrie
02 September 2019
Version: 4.15.5
Nord VPN has what I can only call a Bad Ad running over at ExplosmEntertainment ('Cyanide and Happiness). The ad is embedded in one of the animation shorts. The ad makes promises of safety on the Internet when using Nord VPN that are thoroughly wrong. I've made a few attempts to convince Explosm to take down the Bad Ad with no response but an attempt to hide one of my requests. I hate to think Nord VPN approved this Bad Ad. - - (No, I won't share what EE short contains the Bad Ad).
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1.5
Mrball
19 July 2019
Version: 4.15.3
This version prevents sending emails through apple Mail.
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2
Tomvogel77
07 June 2019
Version: 4.12.9
Really slowed down my internet browsing. Couldn't find a way to tune it. using it on Apple hardware
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2.5
higherterrain-com
25 February 2019
Version: 4.11.2
NordVPN.app Version 4.1.1.2 is straight to the VPN not using Apple hardware via the Preferences>Network Settings whereas the version NordVPN IKE.app Version 4.1.1.7 is.
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Lounge-Deluxe
23 November 2018
Version: 4.8.7
Stable service although the app is buggy i.e. saved favorite servers are suddenly not accessible (greyed out) or list of servers not visible at all. These guys now advertise on Dutch television, go figure.
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5
skylinewarrior
07 June 2018
Version: 4.5.5
I've been using this app for about half a year. Nice and simple. However, I like their Chrome extension more than app.
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4
wicksjozef
06 June 2018
Version: 4.5.5
Actually, I planned to get refunded after my vacation in China, but decided to stay with it because it works with Netflix without any blocking issues and it is cheap enough comparing with solutions you are treated.
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5
tredarius8
31 May 2018
Version: 4.5.5
Read some reviews in regards to this products before deciding to opt for it. Have nothing but positive feedback. Don't hesitate if having any doubts
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5
mysticmaroon62
18 May 2018
Version: 4.5.3
Entirely agree with Rochade review. Been using it for over a month mainly for streaming Netflix and BBC iplayer and don't have any speed issues, disconnections or whatever. Satisfied with a service, and would recommend it to someone else
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Tomq
17 May 2018
Version: 4.5.3
After trying it out for less than a month, I requested and received my full refund. Just too much hassle. Customer support tried to solved several problems (so 2 stars) but to no avail. The idea is great and apparently there are many satisfied customers, but the slowdown in internet speed combined with frequent dropped service just isn't worth it to me. I would need a solid connection for this to work for me.
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Tomq
09 April 2018
Version: 4.3.3
I am trying it out in southern Oregon with Spectrum internet. I like the idea of its protection a lot, but initially the download speeds are ranging from less than 40% of normal to close to normal (Normal upload is usually around 65 Mbps.) Upload speeds are close to normal. Will need to check the upload speeds during the next few weeks to see if this justifies the high price. Otherwise I will have the 100% refund of my $79 for 2 years. Worth a try. I just tried a different US location (only number of location given; location not shown.) Immediately the upload and download speeds were higher than the default location, and very close to normal. So definitely play with the different locations and check the speeds.
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Jimw
27 February 2018
Version: 4.3.3
The download may be free but the usage is not. This is a subscription based App with costs ranging from $144/year down to $40/year depending on the subscription length. the longer the signup length the lower the cost. As it turns out my new ISP (Internet Service Provider), Sonic, includes VPN as part of their service. They are not available everywhere but their may be other smaller, competitively priced ISP's that are competing with the big 4 (AT&T, Comcast, Verizon, Time-Warner) that also offer this in your area. Some never mention it in their marketing so you need to ask if they include it. One of the advantages of VPN through an ISP, is if they offer it, you usually can get phone support for it.
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0.5
myoldmac51
12 September 2017
Version: 3.3.8
Really wonder about the "good" ratings that NordVPN seems to have. Their problems with frequent disconnections is well documented and has been my experience. Got to the point where their service was not usable AT ALL. An expensive mistake. My advice would be to please check all reviews before signing on to Nord. Their service is cheap, but also doesn't work.
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Rochade
09 February 2017
Version: 3.0.10
I used NordVPN over the last months and have to say their service rocks! It's fast and secure (no logging policy) and they have many servers in many countries. There are a lot of VPN service providers out there (even free ones) but most of them not really hide your privacy as they log your access. I have read a lot of policies before I decided on NordVPN. The app itself works the way it should. Select your country/server, click on connect and you are done. Of course, you can also use any other openVPN configuration (e.g. tunnelblick) if you like. In short: if you are looking to protect your privacy have a closer look at NordVPN.
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