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Windscribe

Version 2.9.9

Block ads and trackers, and access denied content.

4.9
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Windscribe overview

Windscribe is a 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 $69/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 in version 2.9.9

Updated on Feb 22 2024

  • Added feature to export/import preferences to/from JSON file.
  • Added password reveal/hide button for main login.
  • Added 'status' command to the CLI.
  • Added advanced parameter for specifying specific wireguard server.
  • Improved anti-censorship measures in WireGuard and OpenVPN.
  • Improved labels and descriptions in preferences to match the mobile app.
  • Improved debug log feature to include the installer log.
  • Improved installer to support keyboard shortcuts (ESC/Enter/etc.).
  • Fixed WireGuard anti-censorship.
  • Fixed app may become unresponsive when using tray locations menu.
  • Fixed transition to 2FA screen when logging in.
  • Fixed importing/exporting preferences closes the app window if docked.
  • Fixed banned/disabled message not showing during login.
  • Fixed update screen may not be clickable after an alert is shown.
  • Fixed reveal password icon may be slightly cut off at certain scaling.
  • Fixed pressing Login from external config mode causes UI to not display.
  • Fixed returning to login screen does not set focus to username field.
  • Fixed user is forcefully logged out on some server errors.
  • Fixed imported split tunneling settings not reflecting in the GUI until after app restart.
  • Fixed right-click also triggering Static IP link.
  • Fixed various minor UX issues on login screen and preferences.
  • Fixed hard-to-read 10 Gbps location icon.
  • Fixed possible crash during app exit.
  • Fixed advanced parameter file location differs between Guinea Pig vs Beta/Release builds.
  • Fixed misdetection of TCP error during OpenVPN connection.
  • Fixed installer log reordering in merge log.
  • Fixed escaping of the OpenVPN password.
  • Fixed incorrect translation of 'Quit' in French translation.
  • Fixed in-app update to 2.9.2 by reverting change for deduplicating libraries in installer.
  • Fixed ARM installer error that is a regression after LZMA migration.
  • Fixed path reference with wrong case which breaks with case-sensitive APFS.
  • Removed unnecessary threads running on helper service.
  • Removed misleading logs indicating errors when it's benign.
  • Removed unnecessary parameters for server list request API call.
  • Updated boost, c-ares, and lzma dependencies.
  • Updated ctrld dependency to 1.3.3.

Information

License

Shareware

Size

63.1 MB

Downloads

8448

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 11 or later
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iMacWare
iMacWare
Sep 23 2019
1.83.1.25
5.0
Sep 23 2019
5.0
Version: 1.83.1.25
From a Nord and ExpresVPN customer, this is a fantastic VPN service offering cutting edge features and functions not yet found in more commonly known VPNs. Please be aware that some VPN users may choose to connect to their VPN via an open source software kit to render a more a private communication channel, so results may vary!
ldyolmartin
ldyolmartin
Mar 6 2019
1.83.1.22
5.0
Mar 6 2019
5.0
Version: 1.83.1.22
I've been using windscribe for a while now and it continues to amaze me with how good it is! Worth paying a little extra and getting proper, secure, and reliable features and system that actually works!
selizabethwebb
selizabethwebb
Jan 4 2019
1.82.1.17
5.0
Jan 4 2019
5.0
Version: 1.82.1.17
I really like how easy Windscribe is to use. It has a simple set up which is easy to navigate yet still looks smart and professional. The features are great with providing you a safer surfing session plus, I love not having to worry about ads and trackers constantly annoying me. Windscribe may be a bit more expensive than other VPN's but it's definitely worth the price.
ltoreteleak
ltoreteleak
Dec 3 2018
1.82.1.17
5.0
Dec 3 2018
5.0
Version: 1.82.1.17
Windscribe has been a great VPN for me, even if I don't use it that often. Normally I use windscribe every other day, but still find being a member of the pro plan the best way to make use of all its features. Very impressed with the overall layout which is easy to use, and the cruise control feature is a personal favorite as it always connected to the strongest server.
micrrhalevileal
micrrhalevileal
Oct 10 2018
1.82.1.17
5.0
Oct 10 2018
5.0
Version: 1.82.1.17
Windscribe is a really good VPN that has a lot of useful functions, all which help in providing a safe and speedy internet session. Speeds are reliable and consistent despite the location you connect to. Cruise control is also very helpful when it comes to automatically connecting to the strongest connection. In my opinion its worth the download and the purchase of the pro plan.
Layla87
Layla87
Sep 10 2018
1.82.1.17
4.0
Sep 10 2018
4.0
Version: 1.82.1.17
Very cool looking and easy VPN to use. Minimalist at its best! Love how it doesn't limit you to just one device or browser, and that you can have the app on multiple devices with the 1 account making it worth every cent! The free plan is ok but limits your data and locations to connect, so worth upgrading to the pro plan if you're looking at using Windscribe on a day to day basis.
melissavwes
melissavwes
Aug 27 2018
1.82.1.17
5.0
Aug 27 2018
5.0
Version: 1.82.1.17
Windscribe has been a life saver for me over the last few months, especially its unblocking Geo-restricted feature. While travelling I have been able to visit sites one normally wouldn't be able to. Very handy for those that need to do this.
jennifeysaunkeys
jennifeysaunkeys
Aug 8 2018
1.82.1.17
5.0
Aug 8 2018
5.0
Version: 1.82.1.17
I've used windscribe in multiple countries and it still works perfectly, especially the geo restricted unblocking features!
georgecxole
georgecxole
Jul 4 2018
1.82.1.17
5.0
Jul 4 2018
5.0
Version: 1.82.1.17
I've been using Windscribe on my Mac for over a year now, and to date i've never had a problem using it. Easy to install and sign up, plenty of payment options, and a great selection of locations and features that come with it. Overall, I'm very satisfied.
samuelfloyes
samuelfloyes
Jun 2 2018
1.81.1.43
5.0
Jun 2 2018
5.0
Version: 1.81.1.43
Great features and very fast speed. Though being in their free plan means you have limited access, but still get to experence their top quality features.
mayymoton
mayymoton
May 24 2018
1.81.1.43
5.0
May 24 2018
5.0
Version: 1.81.1.43
Fastest vpn in the world! Windscribe makes it easy for me to watch anyting I want on the internet most specially Netflix. Makes it easy for me to download too.
shiyleymilbuyn
shiyleymilbuyn
May 17 2018
1.81.1.43
5.0
May 17 2018
5.0
Version: 1.81.1.43
Very cool VPN. Really enjoying using Windscribe as it comes with the complete package in terms of surfing the net safely. Gread ad blockers, and tracker blockers, big selection of locations to choose from and some really steady and fast speeds. Probably the best VPN available.
june8
june8
May 12 2018
1.81.1.43
5.0
May 12 2018
5.0
Version: 1.81.1.43
Among best VPN services. Excellent tech support!
davidjniderson
davidjniderson
Apr 5 2018
1.81.1.42
5.0
Apr 5 2018
5.0
Version: 1.81.1.42
Fast, reliable, and something I call the complete package. Some great features and reliable strong speeds.
june8
june8
Mar 30 2018
1.81.1.42
5.0
Mar 30 2018
5.0
Version: 1.81.1.42
Always reports 0 (zero) bytes at the end of the connections in Notification Center. (v1.81 build 42)
fyanciskayns
fyanciskayns
Feb 27 2018
1.80.1.30
5.0
Feb 27 2018
5.0
Version: 1.80.1.30
Such a fantastic VPN provider. You don't have to worry about ads or bad connections. The overall selection of services and locations to choose from are great, particularly cruise control. I first signed up for the free plan but upgraded to the life plan after a great month of Windscribes services. Overall I'm very happy with what i've got for the little I had to pay.
Sergio2002
Sergio2002
Feb 21 2018
1.80.1.30
0.0
Feb 21 2018
0.0
Version: 1.80.1.30
Very good!! It has applications for a lot of platforms, and plugins for all most known browsers. The speeds are quite good too, specially in the Pro plan were some more locations are available as Premium, which i believe provide better speed.
Mirsky
Mirsky
Feb 17 2018
1.80.1.30
5.0
Feb 17 2018
5.0
Version: 1.80.1.30
I bought a lifetime subscription to Windscribe VPN last month. I've very happy with it. I'm using it on two Macs and an iPhone.
june8
june8
Jan 12 2018
1.80.1.28
5.0
Jan 12 2018
5.0
Version: 1.80.1.28
Free, no ads, fast!
briangrant1590
briangrant1590
Jan 9 2018
1.80.1.28
5.0
Jan 9 2018
5.0
Version: 1.80.1.28
Absolutely fantastic! I've really enjoyed using Windsribe especially with its user-friendly syestem that makes choosing locations and using various features really simple. Would highly recommend.
jordandavidfischer
jordandavidfischer
May 19 2020
5.0
May 19 2020
5.0
Version: null
iMacWare
iMacWare
Sep 23 2019
5.0
Sep 23 2019
5.0
Version: null
ldyolmartin
ldyolmartin
Mar 6 2019
5.0
Mar 6 2019
5.0
Version: null
selizabethwebb
selizabethwebb
Jan 4 2019
5.0
Jan 4 2019
5.0
Version: null
ltoreteleak
ltoreteleak
Dec 3 2018
5.0
Dec 3 2018
5.0
Version: null
micrrhalevileal
micrrhalevileal
Oct 10 2018
5.0
Oct 10 2018
5.0
Version: null
Layla87
Layla87
Sep 10 2018
4.0
Sep 10 2018
4.0
Version: null
melissavwes
melissavwes
Aug 27 2018
5.0
Aug 27 2018
5.0
Version: null
jennifeysaunkeys
jennifeysaunkeys
Aug 8 2018
5.0
Aug 8 2018
5.0
Version: null
georgecxole
georgecxole
Jul 4 2018
5.0
Jul 4 2018
5.0
Version: null
samuelfloyes
samuelfloyes
Jun 2 2018
5.0
Jun 2 2018
5.0
Version: null
mayymoton
mayymoton
May 24 2018
5.0
May 24 2018
5.0
Version: null
shiyleymilbuyn
shiyleymilbuyn
May 17 2018
5.0
May 17 2018
5.0
Version: null
june8
june8
May 12 2018
5.0
May 12 2018
5.0
Version: null
StrictlyBagel
StrictlyBagel
Apr 29 2018
4.5
Apr 29 2018
4.5
Version: null
davidjniderson
davidjniderson
Apr 5 2018
5.0
Apr 5 2018
5.0
Version: null
fyanciskayns
fyanciskayns
Feb 27 2018
5.0
Feb 27 2018
5.0
Version: null
Mirsky
Mirsky
Feb 17 2018
5.0
Feb 17 2018
5.0
Version: null
briangrant1590
briangrant1590
Jan 9 2018
5.0
Jan 9 2018
5.0
Version: null
jackdean09
jackdean09
Dec 1 2017
5.0
Dec 1 2017
5.0
Version: null
itsallaboutmyesha
itsallaboutmyesha
Nov 30 2017
5.0
Nov 30 2017
5.0
Version: null
jessybailey
jessybailey
Nov 28 2017
5.0
Nov 28 2017
5.0
Version: null
TCalhau
TCalhau
Dec 25 2016
4.5
Dec 25 2016
4.5
Version: null
anton-tzarfin
anton-tzarfin
May 27 2016
5.0
May 27 2016
5.0
Version: null
MartaTessy
MartaTessy
May 17 2016
4.5
May 17 2016
4.5
Version: null
yegors
yegors
May 6 2016
5.0
May 6 2016
5.0
Version: null
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