Download Privacy Protected - Best Software & Apps

  • Opera Browser

    54.0.2952.60

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    Pocket PC
    Symbian

    The free next-generation web browser

    8
    13581 votes
    • PROS: Simple and intuitive layout., Built-in instant messenger services like WhatsApp, Messenger and Telegram., Faster than previous versions., BitTorrent download support.
    • CONS: Requires medium to high hardware performance.
  • Psiphon

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Free Access for All Internet Users

    9
    1020 votes
    • PROS: Provides unlimited use to the entire internet, Easy to install and use, The identity of users is masked and protected
    • CONS: Using the programme could lead to legal issues, Using the programme could lead to legal issues
  • Epic Browser

    39.0.2171.99

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free Web Browser for Security Fans

    7
    483 votes
    • PROS: Offers Enhanced Security, Suitable for people of all ages, Blocks ads and scripts
    • CONS: Not as fast as standard web browsers
  • OkayFreedom VPN

    1.8.3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free private browsing and torrent service

    8
    235 votes
    • PROS: Free option , Great service
    • CONS: Extremely limited basic package , One user accounts
  • Steganos Online Shield VPN

    3.0.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android

    9
    7 votes
    • Steganos Password Manager

      19.01.01

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Steganos Password Manager

      9
      105 votes
      • PROS: Encrypts passwords, Easy to organize accounts, Can save passwords to portable devices
      • CONS: Auto-fill doesn't work in Firefox
    • Free KeyLogger

      4.3.15

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Monitor your computer usage for free

      6
      90 votes
      • PROS: Password-protected interface, Sends email logs of usage
      • CONS: Data stored on remote server may be vulnerable, Outdated interface design
    • Folder Lock

      2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Keep your photos and files protected on your smartphone

      8
      55 votes
      • PROS: Different protection methods, Be notified when hacking is attempted
      • CONS: Required permissions ask to track usage on other apps, Contains ads
    • Protected Folder

      1.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      An effective hiding place for your sensitive data

      7
      1070 votes
      • PROS: Embedded with Windows Explorer, Blocks reading and writing access, Very easy to use, Exclude list
      • CONS: Not many configuration options
    • WinMend Folder Hidden

      1.4.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Make important files and folders invisible on your PC

      7
      85 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Works with any file or folder, Password protected, Data can't be accessed from other OS or apps
      • CONS: No settings or configuration options
    • iSumsoft RAR Password Refixer

      2.0.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Accessing Encrypted Archive Files

      8
      21 votes
      • PROS: Open standard archive file formats, Provides 4 password attack types, Supports RAR and WinRar formats, Acquire copies of archived files
      • CONS: Some archive file requires a specific password attack type to work, May not support other archive file formats, Cracking other’s archive files could be illegal, More features available at paid version
    • Appnimi RAR Password Unlocker

      2.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Crack that RAR password in just a few clicks

      6
      47 votes
      • PROS: Directly extracts the protected files , Useful if you forget the password
      • CONS: Long passwords might take a while to analyze
    • Privacy Drive

      v3.5

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Protected your private files from prying eyes

      8
      105 votes
      • PROS: Works quickly thanks to on-the-fly encryption, Simple to use, Virtual drives can be easily moved and used on other PCs
      • CONS: User interface looks old fashioned
    • DuckDuckGo

      License
      free
      Platform
      Web Apps

      Search The Internet For Free Without Being Tracked

      8
      239 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
    • Spotflux

      2.11.2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Browse privately, protected and ad free

      7
      80 votes
      • PROS: Set it and forget it!, Small footprint, Ability to add a proxy, Malware and virus protection
      • CONS: Doesn't come with preconfigured proxies
    • TeamSpeak

      Server 3.0.11

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Communicate with your friends over the net

      7
      245 votes
      • 123VPN - Free VPN for Online Privacy and Security

        1.0.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        iPhone

        123VPN is a 100% free mobile VPN app that allows you protect your privacy & security on public WiFi hotspots, secure your personal data and identity, surf the web protected.

        9
        12 votes
        • Windows Defender Hub

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Get Protected From Malware for Free

          8
          2 votes
          • PROS: Highly effective security software, No onward fees
          • CONS: Sometimes incompatible with other security systems, Not available for earlier Windows versions
        • Elgindy USB Protector

          2.0 Build 2016

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Make USB Storage Device Read Only and write protected to protect it from Viruses and from deleting any files by any person.

          9
          7 votes
          • McAfee All Access

            2014

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            All your devices, all your stuff, all protected

            6
            124 votes
            • PROS: Very broad range of protection
            • CONS: No central control, Individual apps are average
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