Download Anonymity - Best Software & Apps

  • uTorrent

    3.5.4-build-44498

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Compact BitTorrent free client with expansive capabilities

    7
    45196 votes
    • PROS: Simple, easy to use interface, Handy connection test for faster set-up, Extensive torrent download information, Small footprint on drive space and system resources, Free
    • CONS: No built-in player, Limited search options
  • Tor Browser

    7.0.10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android

    Protect your privacy when you're surfing

    7
    2114 votes
    • PROS: Easy to switch to anonymous mode, Installation takes you clearly step by step, Easy to use and lightweight
    • CONS: Can't guarantee anonymity, Connections may take a while sometimes
  • OkayFreedom VPN

    1.8.3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free private browsing and torrent service

    9
    229 votes
    • PROS: Free option , Great service
    • CONS: Extremely limited basic package , One user accounts
  • OpenVPN

    2.09

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Secure connections for Virtual Private Networks (VPN)

    7
    126 votes
    • PROS: Easy to setup, Very secure, Picks up dropped connections automatically
    • CONS: Does not reconnect quickly enough
  • Total VPN

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free VPN Software for Security and Anonymity

    7
    90 votes
    • PROS: Total VPN can access more than 30 servers, A free trial version is available upon request
    • CONS: Access to unlimited data usage is only possible with the premium plan, The free version may be hindered by buffering issues
  • HideMe VPN for Windows

    1.4.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and Secure Virtual Private Network Application

    7
    124 votes
    • PROS: Superior levels of anonymity when browsing the Internet, As there are no recorded logs the activity of the user cannot be traced
    • CONS: The paid plans can be a bit too pricey for some users, It can be a bit difficult to set up multiple VPN connections
  • Quora

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Web Apps
    iPhone

    A free gateway to the answers and information you need

    8
    14 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use and responsive, Allows you to ask almost any question, Lets you respond to others' questions yourself
    • CONS: Response times for questions can be high
  • PeerGuardian

    2.0-beta-6c

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free IP Blocker for Professionals

    8
    192 votes
    • PROS: Lots of great features, Free to download and use
    • CONS: The interface is rather basic, Not very user friendly
  • UltraVPN

    2.0.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easily create virtual private networks

    7
    195 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use
    • CONS: Not many configuration options, Makes browsing slightly slow, Sometimes took a few tries to connect
  • HideMe VPN for Android

    1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free and Secure Virtual Private Network Application

    9
    3 votes
    • PROS: Superior levels of anonymity when browsing the Internet, As there are no recorded logs the activity of the user cannot be traced
    • CONS: The paid plans can be a bit too pricey for some users, It can be a bit difficult to set up multiple VPN connections
  • Freenet

    0.7.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Gives you access to the Darkweb

    7
    21 votes
    • PROS: Allows anonymous surfing within Freenet, No censorship or monitoring, Excellent for those in repressive regimes
    • CONS: Looks like a very dated version of the internet, A lot of illegal and offensive content, A little confusing to navigate at first, Doesn't allow you to surf the normal internet anonymously
  • Hide My IP

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    A free app for Windows, by Hide-my-ip

    10
    1 vote
    • Gab

      1.0.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A free social & communication app for Android, by Gab AI Inc

      4
      1 vote
      • HideMe VPN Pro for Mac

        1.7.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Free and Secure Virtual Private Network Application

        5
        42 votes
        • PROS: Superior levels of anonymity when browsing the Internet, As there are no recorded logs the activity of the user cannot be traced
        • CONS: The paid plans can be a bit too pricey for some users, It can be a bit difficult to set up multiple VPN connections
      • iMule

        1.4.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Invisible file sharing

        7
        76 votes
        • PROS: Connect to an anonymous P2P network, Functions like eMule, Compatible with the KAD network, No installation necessary
        • CONS: Configuration is complex and badly documented, Connection much slower than open networks
      • DuckDuckGo

        License
        free
        Platform
        Web Apps

        Search The Internet For Free Without Being Tracked

        8
        240 votes
        • PROS: A very private way to view websites without being tracked, Get what you want with fewer clicks, They have a large community of developers
        • CONS: Google provides better search engine answers, You have to download the program to make the search engine work, The global team isn't really very 'global' yet
      • Mask Surf

        2.2

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Secure your identity while online

        7
        54 votes
        • VPN Easy

          1.2.4

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          A Free program for Android‚ by ZPN

          -
          No votes yet
          • OperaTor

            3.5

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Surf anonymously with Opera

            8
            102 votes
            • PROS: Fits on a USB stick, Requires no configuration
            • CONS: Some sites prohibit Tor (such as Wikipedia), Doesn't work with Java enabled sites
          • Tor

            0.2.2.23

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Protect your privacy when your surfing

            6
            47 votes
            • PROS: Easy to switch to anonymous mode, Installation takes you clearly step by step
            • CONS: Can't guarantee anonymity, Sometimes can take a while to connect to Tor network
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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