Download Secure Internet - Best Software & Apps

  • Internet Explorer 7

    7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    You wanted it easier and more secure

    7
    1532 votes
    • PROS: Sleeker interface, Good RSS integration, Simple favourites menu, Tabbed browsing
    • CONS: Disappointing anti-phishing filter, Complicated installation process, No drop down view for RSS feed items, Tends to lag, Doesn’t fully embrace the latest web standards
  • Private Internet Access

    65

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Keep your browsing secure with Private Internet Access

    6
    10 votes
    • PROS: Simple interface, Numerous international servers, Robust security features, Allows p2p traffic, Available on mobile
    • CONS: Limited and bland user interface, No Netflix
  • WinSCP

    5.1.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Safe, open-source file transfers

    7
    53 votes
    • PROS: Ensures FTP transfers are secure, Supports session saving, 2 interface styles, Excellent security configuration, Pared-down style
    • CONS: Not as simple as other FTP clients, Takes a while to configure security settings
  • Free Proxy

    2.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Browse the Internet Anonymously

    7
    766 votes
    • PROS: Browse anonymously on the internet, Make use of far side security devices for more secure browsing,
    • CONS: This isn't an internet service need an existing internet service to use,
  • Kepard

    1.0.7.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Kepard will protect you online and secure your entire internet connection.

    7
    51 votes
    • PuTTY Portable

      0.62

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Like Putty in your hands...

      8
      18 votes
      • PROS: Supports all SSH secure servers and logins, Free and portable, Includes xterm terminal emulator
      • CONS: Does not remember password data
    • HideMe VPN for Windows

      1.7.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free and Secure Virtual Private Network Application

      7
      115 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
    • BitTorrent Sync

      2.0.28

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone
      Android
      Mac

      Quickly share and synchronize files on all your devices

      6
      11 votes
      • PROS: Quick and easy P2P file-sharing, High speed file transfer, Unlimited storage and sharing, Excellent usability and QR management, 256-Bit data encryption
      • CONS: Documentation could be improved, Menu options a bit scarce
    • StrongDC++

      2.42

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Improved version of DC++ for sharing P2P

      7
      130 votes
      • PROS: More secure downloading, Prevents corruption of files
      • CONS: Not many other users to share with
    • HideMe VPN for Android

      1.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Free and Secure Virtual Private Network Application

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      • 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
    • SuperAntiSpyware

      6.0.1200

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Keep your PC safe and free from spyware

      7
      77 votes
      • PROS: Very thorough scanning, Repairs broken internet connections due to spyware, Resets system and browser-settings to secure values, Small installer and fast setup
      • CONS: Free version doesn't provide realtime protection, Scan priority not customizable, No customizable actions on detection, AntiSPYWARE only
    • Comodo IceDragon

      18.0.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Secure and fast browsing with Comodo IceDragon

      9
      19 votes
      • PROS: Fast internet browsing experience, Makes quick secure connections
      • CONS: Besides extra security and no tracking similar to Chrome and Firefox, Busy design compared to minimalism of similar secure browsers (for example Epic)
    • Cent Browser

      1.2.13.10

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Surf the internet with a more powerful and secure browser

      7
      18 votes
      • 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
      • UR Browser

        48.1.2564.47

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Safe and secure internet browsing

        7
        6 votes
        • PROS: Protects your online data, Built-in virus scanner
        • CONS: Still in beta, Smaller staff and support team
      • RetroShare

        0.5.3c

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        No more P2P, peer-to-peer, but F2F or friend-to-friend filesharing

        10
        5 votes
        • PROS: Share files on a secure, private network
        • CONS: It can be difficult to set it the first time you use it
      • Fast Browser Cleaner

        2.0.0.7

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Safe way to clean your browser(s) for fast and secure internet browsing.

        7
        13 votes
        • WinSCP Portable

          5.1.5

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Safe, open-source file transfers

          6
          8 votes
          • PROS: Ensures FTP transfers are secure, Supports session saving, Support for FTP. SFTP, and SCP, No installation required, 2 interface styles
          • CONS: Not as simple as other FTP clients, Takes a while to configure security settings
        • Lost Photos

          1.0.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Locate lost photos from your various web accounts

          5
          9 votes
          • PROS: Helps you find lost photos, Very simple interface, Secure connection
          • CONS: Doesn't work with Hotmail/Outlook.com, Long process if you have a lot of emails
        • Vpn One Click Professional

          2.12

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          iPhone

          Secure your internet connection at Wi-fi hotspot, Watch your favourite Internationale Internet TV From Abroad!

          7
          3 votes
          • PROS: Easy to use
          • CONS: Limited options
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