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ProtonVPN free download for Mac

ProtonVPN

Version 4.3.0

High-speed VPN that safeguards your privacy.

4.7
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ProtonVPN overview

ProtonVPN is designed with security as the main focus, drawing upon the lessons we have learned from working with journalists and activists in the field.

Features:
  • Secure core - Regular VPN services can be compromised if their servers are under surveillance. ProtonVPN prevents this by first passing user traffic through our Secure Core network in privacy-friendly countries like Switzerland and Iceland. Thus, even a compromised VPN endpoint server will not reveal your true IP address.
  • Perfect forward secrecy - ProtonVPN exclusively uses ciphers with Perfect Forward Secrecy, meaning that your encrypted traffic cannot be captured and decrypted later, even if an encryption key gets compromised in the future.
  • Swiss based - We are headquartered in Switzerland which has some of the world's strongest privacy laws. Switzerland is also outside of EU and US jurisdiction and is not a member of the fourteen eyes surveillance network.
  • No-log policy - ProtonVPN is a no logs VPN service. We do not track or record your internet activity, and therefore, we are unable to disclose this information to third parties.
  • Tor over VPN - ProtonVPN also integrates with the Tor anonymity network. With a single click, you can route all your traffic through the Tor network and access Onion sites.

Full pricing information available here.

What’s new in version 4.3.0

Updated on May 24 2024

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

Information

License

Shareware

Size

93.2 MB

Developer’s website

https://protonvpn.com

Downloads

31945

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 11 or later
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What customer like

Performance
Design
Privacy

What needs improvements

Bug fixing
Customization
Security

ProtonVPN qualities

Value
3.5
Ease of use
3.5
Features
4.5
Reliability
3.0
Customer support
4.5

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Michael-Vilain
Michael-Vilain
Apr 11 2024
4.1.11
0.0
Apr 11 2024
0.0
Version: 4.1.11
Can't download without signing up to their premium plans. VPN doesn't work with free Proton account. Based on comments here, I'll stick with Mullvad.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Mar 16 2024
4.1.7
5.0
Mar 16 2024
5.0
Version: 4.1.7
v4.1.9 is out. "• Fixes a logout issue for users of certain plans. • Other bug fixes and stability improvements."
Solutionscts
Solutionscts
Feb 16 2024
4.1.6
0.0
Feb 16 2024
0.0
Version: 4.1.6
ALL or nearly all of the 5-star ratings are from one user which results in a highly inflated rating! For that reason alone I would AVOID!
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Feb 8 2024
4.1.4
5.0
Feb 8 2024
5.0
Version: 4.1.4
v4.1.5 is out. "• Includes UI and stability improvements. • Introduces SSO login for seamless access with business accounts"
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Feb 2 2024
4.1.3
5.0
Feb 2 2024
5.0
Version: 4.1.3
v4.1.4 is out: "• Includes UI and stability improvements. • Introduces SSO login for seamless access with business accounts."
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jan 24 2024
4.1.1
5.0
Jan 24 2024
5.0
Version: 4.1.1
v4.1.3 is out. "• Includes UI and stability improvements. • Introduces SSO login for seamless access with business accounts."
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Dec 2 2023
4.0.1
5.0
Dec 2 2023
5.0
Version: 4.0.1
v4.1.1 is out. "Introduces important fixes for app stability."
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Nov 29 2023
4.0.1
5.0
Nov 29 2023
5.0
Version: 4.0.1
Proton has just released the first macOS app for Proton Drive, v1.0.3. After it's initial run, it allows you to access your Proton Drive directly from the Finder. Sweet. You can download it from here: https://proton.me/drive/download - - NOTE: Proton is currently having a Cyber Week sale at 50% off.
Bento de Espinosa
Bento de Espinosa
Nov 28 2023
4.0.1
0.0
Nov 28 2023
0.0
Version: 4.0.1
They have a free plan, which is a good thing, but this app made ALL (!) my browsers crash regularly, even with the app not running. So, I had to uninstall this app, which was a bit of a pain, because some system extensions remained and had to be uninstalled manually and by having to disable the SIP (!). I'm on Mac 10.15.7.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Nov 16 2023
4.0.0
5.0
Nov 16 2023
5.0
Version: 4.0.0
v4.0.1 is out: "Contains several UI improvements and language fixes." I use it all day, every day. There are occasions when a website freaks that I'm using a VPN. Tough on them! And occasionally an exit node onto the Internet will appear to lock up, which typically means a site is either blocking that node or it's under DDOS attack (distributed denial of service). So I switch to a different exit node. - - SUGGESTION: If you're in the USA and not exiting into any specific country for a special purpose, stick to your home country for exit. That way the government surveillance geeks can't 'legally' spy on your Internet behavior. See Constitutional Amendments 4 and 5. Other countries may have similar laws. Hopefully, the unconstitutional part of FISA section 702 will be obliterated in the near future.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Oct 24 2023
3.3.4
5.0
Oct 24 2023
5.0
Version: 3.3.4
v4.0.0 is out. Release Notes: "• This release brings multiple improvments to app stability, as well as the user experience. • Addresses an issue where non-English users may not see the translated version of the application. • Fixes the alignment and color of several icons and text dialogs." - -> Be sure to check out the several other apps at Proton.me. Their latest project: "Proton is building quantum-safe PGP encryption for everyone." Bravo. These guys are currently my very favorite Mac developers. I wish MU would list the rest of their ongoing software developments.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Oct 12 2023
3.3.3
5.0
Oct 12 2023
5.0
Version: 3.3.3
v3.3.4 is out. Release Notes: "• This update brings minor improvments to the interface and app stability. • Updated translations are available for some components.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jul 17 2023
3.1.4
5.0
Jul 17 2023
5.0
Version: 3.1.4
MORE NEW PROTON: Proton Pass has just been released from Proton. It's is their encrypted password manager with web browser integration. It's out of beta but further features are still being developed. There are THREE tiers. FREE = • Automatically syncs data across multiple devices and browsers. • Unlimited login passwords and notes • Unlimited devices • 10 hide-my-email aliases - - Pass Plus (Currently promoted at 12€ yearly ! Regularly 60€ yearly) adds: • Unlimited hide-my-email aliases • Integrated 2FA (two-factor authentication) • Organize items with multiple vaults • Autofill credit cards (under development). - - The premium tier, Proton Unlimited, provides full access to all FIVE Proton app services (Currently promoted at 120€ per year ! Regularly 156€ per year). The current Proton app services are Proton Pass, VPN, Mail, Drive and Calendar. -->Hopefully, MU will add the further four to the website so we can review and rate them individually. Me? I'm obviously a fanboi Proton Unlimited user, consistently impressed with everything they create and provide, which is the only reason I write this stuff about them. (Good riddance 1Password).
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
May 24 2023
3.1.4
5.0
May 24 2023
5.0
Version: 3.1.4
Also from Proton: • Proton Mail • Proton Drive • Proton Calendar. [Yeah, I'm a fanboi. Hit me.]
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
May 4 2023
3.1.2
5.0
May 4 2023
5.0
Version: 3.1.2
v3.1.3 is out. The direct download is at: https://protonvpn.com/download/ProtonVPN_mac_v3.1.3.dmg - - This fixes the file identification errors discovered (reported to them by me *sigh*) inside the app. 3.1.3 Release Notes: "• You can now see your online privacy protected in real time with the new NetShield Privacy Panel. • See how many ads and privacy-invading trackers are blocked and how much data you're saving by freeing up bandwidth. • Addresses a software update bug when updating from builds supporting macOS Catalina. • This release supports macOS Big Sur and later."
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
May 3 2023
3.1.2
5.0
May 3 2023
5.0
Version: 3.1.2
OIC: Proton messed up the download file name. [COVID.... Bleh] It's their fault. "3.0.18" is actually v3.1.2. It's version is correctly set inside the application but NOT on the download file. I'll attempt to wake them up and let them know the blunder.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
May 3 2023
3.1.2
5.0
May 3 2023
5.0
Version: 3.1.2
Inexplicably, what's downloading is v3.0.18, rather than v3.1.2 the actual current version. So! (1) If you have already been using ProtonVPN, use its own updater to update to v3.1.2. (2) If you are NEW to ProtonVPN (which I praise) then do the v3.0.18 free download, THEN use the app's own updater to update to v3.1.2. [COVID.... Bleh]
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Nov 17 2022
3.0.6
5.0
Nov 17 2022
5.0
Version: 3.0.6
Use this URL to DOWNLOAD: https://protonvpn.com/download-macos
horemahet
horemahet
Jul 20 2022
3.0.1
0.0
Jul 20 2022
0.0
Version: 3.0.1
The App is free but to use it you have to pay 10 bucks a month or 5 bucks if you get their 2 years subscription....
Satcomer
Satcomer
May 17 2022
2.4.0
0.0
May 17 2022
0.0
Version: 2.4.0
Maybe to set yourself different offer at least a Universal version for modem M1+ Macs now!
makareim
makareim
Aug 22 2023
3.2.0
5.0
Aug 22 2023
5.0
Version: 3.2.0
xyc-ztt
xyc-ztt
Jun 12 2023
3.1.4
5.0
Jun 12 2023
5.0
Version: 3.1.4
The_Blinded
The_Blinded
May 22 2023
3.1.4
5.0
May 22 2023
5.0
Version: 3.1.4
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Mar 20 2023
3.0.15
5.0
Mar 20 2023
5.0
Version: 3.0.15
firewall00110-1
firewall00110-1
Jan 26 2023
3.0.12
2.0
Jan 26 2023
2.0
Version: 3.0.12
Globe-Trotter
Globe-Trotter
Dec 9 2022
3.0.10
5.0
Dec 9 2022
5.0
Version: 3.0.10
zlazkow
zlazkow
Nov 18 2022
3.0.6
5.0
Nov 18 2022
5.0
Version: 3.0.6
Freenergy
Freenergy
Nov 6 2022
3.0.5
5.0
Nov 6 2022
5.0
Version: 3.0.5
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Nov 4 2022
3.0.5
5.0
Nov 4 2022
5.0
Version: 3.0.5
Godefroyr
Godefroyr
Jan 11 2030
1.9.2
5.0
Jan 11 2030
5.0
Version: 1.9.2
xcoxco
xcoxco
Jan 11 2030
1.9.2
4.0
Jan 11 2030
4.0
Version: 1.9.2
sithuaug1988
sithuaug1988
Jan 11 2030
1.9.3
5.0
Jan 11 2030
5.0
Version: 1.9.3
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