Windscribe

1.82.1.17 29 Apr 2018

Block ads and trackers, and access denied content.

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Developer website: Windscribe Limited

Windscribe is a free desktop application and browser extension that work together to block ads and trackers, restore access to blocked content, and help you safeguard your privacy online. You can use up to 3 GB of data per month for free, and upgrade to unlimited usage for just $9/month or $49/year.

Features
  • Secure Public Wi-Fi - Public Internet connections are prone to being insecure and exploited by hackers. With Windscribe, you don't have to worry about that.
  • Access Blocked Content - Traveling abroad and want to access your favorite entertainment content as if you were home? We've got you covered.
  • Share Files Securely - Protect your Internet activity prying eyes by sending all your traffic through an encrypted tunnel
  • Built-In Firewall - Keeps your IP safe if your connection drops

The published price is the per-month charge for unlimited data, and is free to use for up to 10 GB per month. Pricing information can be found here.

What's New

Version 1.82.1.17:
New features:
  • Favorite locations
  • Setting to show actual latency instead of signal bars
  • Setting to disable TCP socket termination
  • Automatic detection of high CPU usage caused by other apps when TCP sockets are terminated
Fixed bugs:
  • IKEv2 traffic not counted on MacOS
  • NULL DACL vulnerability (CVE-2018-1133)
Other Changes:
  • "Better" Best Location detection
  • Default to AES-256-GCM cipher in OpenVPN
  • Windows systray connection status information
  • Don’t make HTTP requests when disconnected to reduce strain on the API
  • Redact sensitive info from the debug log

Requirements

  • OS X 10.11 or later

Ratings

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Details

Downloads
1,469
Version Downloads
70
Type
Utilities / Security
License
Shareware
Date
29 Apr 2018
Platform
Intel 64 / OS X
Price
$49.00