Download Anonymity - Best Software & Apps

  • uTorrent

    3.5.3.44396

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Compact BitTorrent free client with expansive capabilities

    7
    44358 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

    Protect your privacy when you're surfing

    7
    2022 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

    8
    205 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
    121 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
    80 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
  • Quora

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Web Apps
    iPhone

    A free gateway to the answers and information you need

    9
    11 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
  • HideMe VPN for Windows

    1.4.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and Secure Virtual Private Network Application

    7
    122 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
  • UltraVPN

    2.0.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easily create virtual private networks

    7
    194 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use
    • CONS: Not many configuration options, Makes browsing slightly slow, Sometimes took a few tries to connect
  • PeerGuardian

    2 Beta 6a

    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
  • 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
  • HideMe VPN Pro for Mac

    1.7.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Free and Secure Virtual Private Network Application

    5
    41 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
  • Hide My IP

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

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

    10
    1 vote
    • OperaTor

      3.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Surf anonymously with Opera

      7
      100 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
    • 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
    • iMule

      1.4.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Invisible file sharing

      7
      74 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
    • Tor

      0.2.2.23

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Protect your privacy when your surfing

      6
      45 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
    • Mask Surf

      2.2

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Secure your identity while online

      7
      52 votes
      • VPN Easy

        1.2.4

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        A Free program for Android‚ by ZPN

        -
        No votes yet
        • Vpn One Click

          1.2

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Secure your privacy and maintain your anonymity while surfing the web.

          6
          66 votes
          • PROS: Easy to use
          • CONS: Limited options
        • Ask.fm

          License
          free
          Platform
          Web Apps

          The social network for the inquisitive

          7
          215 votes
          • PROS: Integration with Facebook and Twitter, You can include photos and videos, List of friends to ask questions , Friend Search
          • CONS: Users aren't filtered by language or country, No search function for looking up questions, Usefulness is questionable
        Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
        #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
        11.8.3.12058.4Windows
        22157.4Web Apps
        37.0.1020227.3Windows, Mac
        43.5.3.44396443587.3Windows, Android, Mac
        52.0.91946.7Windows