What are the best VPNs for torrenting?

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Brave Browser

Ronald Tran
Written on February 12, 2019
"I'm really paranoid about how much these tech companies know about you. When you use some other browsers or services, you're unwittingly letting them know about everything you search, visit, look for, and do online, and even your location I'm SO OVER THAT!! So it's good that a browser like BRAVE exists"
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    #1ExpressVPN

    ExpressVPN

    Easy-to-use VPN service for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Routers, and Linux. Its user-friendly apps let you secure your connection and unblock websites in one click. Just sign up, install, and connect. 

    Software

    Windows, Mac, iOS, Android

    Free- Varies by plan

    Ralph Berry
    Written on January 22, 2017
    "Not everywhere allows torrenting, but the matter of the fact is torrenting is one of the best ways to get hard to find media. My ISP blocks torrenting, so I needed to find a V..."
    Ralph Berry
    Written on January 22, 2017
    "Not everywhere allows torrenting, but the matter of the fact is torrenting is one of the best ways to get hard to find media. My ISP blocks torrenting, so I needed to find a VPN capable of the large amount of traffic that goes through torrents, and expressVPN has done quite well. Most other VPN's charge a premium for torrenting or flat out don't allow it, but express has been very affordable and welcoming."
    Anthony Morales
    Written on February 14, 2017
    "ExpressVPN is what you need if you are scared of getting caught while torrenting."
    Robert Schmidt
    Written on January 5, 2017
    "The solution given for VPNs for torrenting does not precisely answer the problem. It does give you information, and with a money back guarantee, of how to purchase a VPN, although not necissarily for torrenting. "
    Shai Sueno
    Written on February 20, 2018
    "I love Express, but they tend to have times when they work well and less well. I suggest you read the user reviews down at vpnmentor website,to see what people say about them in the past month."
  2. 23

    #2Hotspot Shield

    Hotspot Shield

    Hotspot Shield is privacy software that protects your identity by hiding your IP address from prying eyes.

    Software

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Bobby Alexander
    Written on January 29, 2017
    " working fine. its in English, well understood.. vpn is working fine..."
    Bobby Alexander
    Written on January 29, 2017
    " working fine. its in English, well understood.. vpn is working fine"
    Darby Allen
    Written on July 25, 2017
    "Three allegedly different users use exactly the same phraseology, including a spelling error; "...its (sic) in English, well understood..." Nothing suspicious there, then!"
    Gregory Reynolds
    Written on February 10, 2017
    "every pages working fine. its in English, well understood."
    Dennis Ramirez
    Written on February 18, 2017
    " working fine. its in English, well understood.. "
    Sankar Iyer
    Written on July 24, 2017
    "I downloaded this today ( 7/24) and found that it has a 7 day trial. It is working fine now, need to wait for 7 days to find out whether it goes out or stays. Have not entered my CC or any other details on Hotspot shield. "
    redhairkid .
    Written on July 24, 2017
    "Refused to install, telling me another installation was in progress, which there was not."
  3. 17

    #3Hide.me

    Hide.me
    A VPN service to surf the web anonymously. Unlike some of its competitors it offers a free plan without restrictions that includes 2GB data transfer per month.
    Software

    Windows

    $9.99- /month

    Michael Gutierrez
    Written on March 3, 2017
    "I am not looking to get into any sort of trouble for watching videos where I am not at. However, there are sites in Japan or in the UK and the access is restricted to the US. ..."
    Michael Gutierrez
    Written on March 3, 2017
    "I am not looking to get into any sort of trouble for watching videos where I am not at. However, there are sites in Japan or in the UK and the access is restricted to the US. Having a VPN would help in a lot of situations so I could watch videos. Hide.me was PERFECT for me. I can watch some good NJPW from Japan and enjoy the UK's humor on shows that I watch from there. Usually the problems would be getting to a place that allows me to watch it, but thankfully Hide.me allows me to do that!"
    Joe George
    Written on January 1, 2017
    "Hide.me is a great VPN. It keeps you anonymous while torrenting. It also works across all sorts of different devices."
    Harry Chapman
    Written on February 28, 2017
    "I love this, I can find all my favorite movies, music, and tv shows with just a click of a button."
    Jeffrey Jackson
    Written on September 21, 2017
    "While this plus on topic it's not a solution you should use. It's hard to understand and will need a tutorial with the tutorial "
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    #4Private Internet Access

    Private Internet Access
    Private Internet Access VPN Service encrypts your connection and provides you with an anonymous IP to protect your privacy.
    Software

    Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Chrome, Firefox

    Varies by plan

    Robert Harper
    Written on March 6, 2017
    "I was the victim of credit card theft. My finances were ruined and I had to go through a huge headache of securing my accounts. I figured that the theft came from my computer ..."
    Robert Harper
    Written on March 6, 2017
    "I was the victim of credit card theft. My finances were ruined and I had to go through a huge headache of securing my accounts. I figured that the theft came from my computer so I researched ways to be safer on the web. I discovered VPNS and I haven't had a problem since, and I have peace of mind when searching the web. "
    Larry Simpson
    Written on March 5, 2017
    "You never know who is watching these days. This keeps your private things private just the way I like it."
    Arthur Duncan
    Written on February 18, 2017
    "This VPN was easy to install and i feel a lot safer using it now"
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    #5NordVPN

    NordVPN

    NordVPN provides a stable connection which is available to all devices. It can check your bank balance, provides safe online shopping, and more at public hotspots for Windows, Mac, iOS and more. 

    Software

    Windows, Mac, iOS, Android

    Varies by plan

    Peter Lucas
    Written on January 6, 2017
    "VPNs keep you so much more secure. This fit the bill perfectly..."
    Peter Lucas
    Written on January 6, 2017
    "VPNs keep you so much more secure. This fit the bill perfectly"
    Matthew Lawson
    Written on January 30, 2017
    "I like that this service doesn't keep logs or traffic data regarding your online activities. "
    Brandon Wilson
    Written on March 1, 2017
    "I have used VPNs before, they work great"
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    #6IPVanish

    IPVanish

    IPVanish is a VPN service based in the United States. It allows users to appear in one of more than 60 different countries. It also provides end-to-end network encryption.

    Software

    Windows, Mac, iOS, Android

    Varies by plan

    Wayne Wood
    Written on February 26, 2017
    "Using ipvanish solved the problems I was having trying to configure a VPN. I would recommend to anyone looking for an easy safe solution to using a vpn service...."
    Wayne Wood
    Written on February 26, 2017
    "Using ipvanish solved the problems I was having trying to configure a VPN. I would recommend to anyone looking for an easy safe solution to using a vpn service."
    César Bautista
    Written on February 4, 2017
    "IPVanish was a handy solution for me to hide my current VPN for torrenting. This now means I can view websites completely anonymously, great tool!"
    James Weaver
    Written on March 19, 2017
    "I needed a VPN to mask my IP address, and after reading some reviews online this was the best value for the buck."
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    #7AirVPN

    AirVPN
    A VPN based on OpenVPN and operated by activists and hacktivists in defence of net neutrality, privacy and against censorship.
    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $4.5- Per month with yearly plan

    Larry Fuller
    Written on February 27, 2017
    "I wanted to torrent a show that was only offered on a television channel I did not have access to but I wanted to do it safely. I used AirVPN to create a VPN that encrypted my..."
    Larry Fuller
    Written on February 27, 2017
    "I wanted to torrent a show that was only offered on a television channel I did not have access to but I wanted to do it safely. I used AirVPN to create a VPN that encrypted my internet connection. It let me safely access my torrent site to get the show I wanted without worrying about anyone seeing my connections."
    Marco Antonio Bernal
    Written on March 8, 2017
    "This website seems like a good solution for someone who would want to encrypt their VPN for torrenting. No one would be able to trace or hack into the users VPN."
    Hansika Chavan
    Written on September 21, 2017
    "I have no idea what this is and i don't understand it. I haven't been in this or needed to use it."
    Johnny Ward
    Written on February 21, 2017
    "For those that are into it, it seems like it will be extremely helpful and worth their time "
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    #8Buffered

    Buffered
    Access the content you want from any country on earth. Bypass online censorship and access foreign websites like a local.
    Software

    Windows

    Varies by plan

    Roy Medina
    Written on March 3, 2017
    " If you're like me protecting your privacy from hackers and others is of utmost importance. And if you're like me, there's nothing more frustrating than not being ..."
    Roy Medina
    Written on March 3, 2017
    " If you're like me protecting your privacy from hackers and others is of utmost importance. And if you're like me, there's nothing more frustrating than not being able to access content that has been blocked in your country. To solve this problem, why not give Buffer VPN a try? Buffer is able to help with these issues and more."
    Jack Snyder
    Written on January 11, 2017
    "Buffered is a secure and easy-to-install program. I can get a VPN to download what I want where I want - securely and safely."
    Charles Wood
    Written on January 28, 2017
    "I love Buffered, it allows me to surf and download in privacy. I no longer worry about who may be gathering my information while I do so."
    Arnav Dutta
    Written on September 21, 2017
    "Buffered is a recent VPN that I tried. I ran into a lot of issue while torrenting. Using this VPN causes a lot of slow downs with my internet connection. Also, I had a lot of disconnects while using the service. "
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    #9VPNArea

    VPNArea

    Internet providers are required by law to keep logs of users activity. This allows them and your government to spy on you, sometimes in great detail. If you join VPNArea that stops today! Unbreakable AES 256 Bits encryption will protect your legal right of privacy. 

    Software

    Windows

    $4.92- Per month with yearly plan

    Nicholas Dixon
    Written on March 18, 2017
    "Dont want big brother spying on your everyday activity? Furthermore how about your cable or internet provider? With VPNArea, but your worries at ease knowing that you can down..."
    Nicholas Dixon
    Written on March 18, 2017
    "Dont want big brother spying on your everyday activity? Furthermore how about your cable or internet provider? With VPNArea, but your worries at ease knowing that you can download, upload, and browse the vast internet without location tracking and worrying that you may be breaking the law. Simple to use and easy to install, this is a must have for anyone who wants to use the internet in all its glory!"
    Thomas Obrien
    Written on February 4, 2017
    "I had no idea I could enhance my speed and streaming with a service. It not only protects my privacy while I surf the web, but it also has unlimited bandwidth so I don't have to worry about my data consumption. "
    Philip Jacobs
    Written on January 20, 2017
    "Seems to be a high quality VPN provider. Actually more useful than ever considering the legislation that just passed."
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    #10TorGuard

    TorGuard
    TorGuard is a VPN designed for torrent users. It offers a vast selection of servers, all mainstream protocol support, unlimited bandwidth and 24/7 customer support.
    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $5.95- Varies by plan

    Raymond Torres
    Written on February 28, 2017
    "It seems like the TorGuard system would provide exactly what I would want - an anonymous VPN for torrenting. They have multiple servers in several countries, which would allo..."
    Raymond Torres
    Written on February 28, 2017
    "It seems like the TorGuard system would provide exactly what I would want - an anonymous VPN for torrenting. They have multiple servers in several countries, which would allow me to jump between countries often to be able to keep away from people looking into what I'm doing. In addition, they offer anonymous proxy's and email addresses, which is even then able to be bundled into one product."
    Christopher Wagner
    Written on March 4, 2017
    "Looking to hide your online footprint? Just a quick glance at this and you can tell that a monthly subscription is right out. There are several other programs out there that not only give the user more control but are free. The Onion Router is down right amazing in this sense. Also known as TOR, which seems to be played upon by this want to be program to confuse those who are new to the world of VPNs, it can be deployed from any platform and is insanely easy to set up and operate. So, in summary, I would not settle for a third rate program that is slowly draining money from me when I can have something that is other worldly effective and free."
    Rubén Arriaga
    Written on January 29, 2017
    "safe surfing, fast and reliable"
    Bryan Medina
    Written on September 21, 2017
    "I download a lot of torrents but I don't need my ISP keeping tabs on me. That is why I went looking for the best VPNs for torrenting. The first one I tried was TorGuard. I didn't stick with this one for very long because it was overpriced and not very secure. I have since found a much better VPN."
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    #11Opera Free VPN

    Opera Free VPN

    Opera Free VPN - Unlimited VPN is a free web-browser allows users to block ad trackers and change the user's virtual location. Still in Beta stage, Opera Free VPN - Unlimited VPN, is available for download in Android. 

    *NO LONGER AVAILABLE*

    Apps

    Bruce Hunt
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "Opera has always been at the top of their game and when I saw they had a free VPN, I had to give it a try. Usually, I am skeptical of free VPNs because they are not very secur..."
    Bruce Hunt
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "Opera has always been at the top of their game and when I saw they had a free VPN, I had to give it a try. Usually, I am skeptical of free VPNs because they are not very secure. Since this one is from Opera, I knew it had to be legit. So, after giving it a try, I have decided to stick with it from now on. It does everything you would expect from a VPN and is much better than the other free alternatives."
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    #12Avira Phantom VPN Pro

    Avira Phantom VPN Pro

    Avira Phantom VPN Pro is a tool which will keep your data safe and your online activities anonymous. It can also be run simultaneously to all of your devices. 

    Software

    Windows, Mac, iOS, Android

    Varies by plan

    Cherry Xiao
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "I thought this would be my answer to safely using WIFI in public places. But the VPN failed to connect numerous times, and customer service seems absent. Save your money a..."
    Cherry Xiao
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "I thought this would be my answer to safely using WIFI in public places. But the VPN failed to connect numerous times, and customer service seems absent. Save your money and try something else."
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    #13CyberGhost

    CyberGhost

    CyberGhost VPN is a private internet connection on both Wi-Fi and cellular data that offers a safe online transaction and a fully encrypted internet. It also provides access to restricted websites, blocks malicious content and saves money through mobile data compression.

    Apps

    Windows, iOS, Android

    Free- /month

    Rebecca Silva
    Written on June 1, 2018
    " CyberGhost is the best VPN for torrenting. can be on both Wi-Fi and cellular data that offers a safe online transaction and a fully encrypted internet. It also provides acce..."
    Rebecca Silva
    Written on June 1, 2018
    " CyberGhost is the best VPN for torrenting. can be on both Wi-Fi and cellular data that offers a safe online transaction and a fully encrypted internet. It also provides access to restricted websites, blocks malicious content and saves money through mobile data compression."
    James Ward
    Written on June 7, 2018
    "Good God!  Seriously? This thing is horrible. Servers are very shitty. Are there any better VPN other than this? It really pisses me off."

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Summary

Best VPNs for torrenting
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 ExpressVPN Software 26 Paid
2 Hotspot Shield Software 23 Free
3 Hide.me Software 17 Paid
4 Private Internet Access Software 16 Paid
5 NordVPN Software 12 Paid
6 IPVanish Software 10 Paid
7 AirVPN Software 4 Paid
8 Buffered Software 3 Paid
9 VPNArea Software 3 Paid
10 TorGuard Software 2 Paid
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