PureVPN VPN Software for Mac

PureVPN VPN Software for Mac 5.3.0

Fast and cross platform VPN surfing

PureVPN is a multiplatform Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution for those concerned about security online, those that want to circumvent geo-restrictions, or those that simply want a private network for transferring data. View full description

PROS

  • Works across platforms
  • Fast surfing speeds
  • Lots of servers
  • Easy to use

CONS

  • Free version limited to 3 days of use
  • No adds-on in Mac version

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PureVPN is a multiplatform Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution for those concerned about security online, those that want to circumvent geo-restrictions, or those that simply want a private network for transferring data.

Fast with a huge selection of servers

PureVPN is particularly suitable for anyone concerned about security when connecting to public WiFi hotspots on laptops or mobile devices, and those that want to watch sites such as Netflix and Hulu which are blocked in their region.

The PureVPN installation process is quite straightforward and once installed, the connection dialog is very clearly laid out. PureVPN is very easy to use once installed and you can use one account with up to five devices in both the free and paid versions but the free version is limited to 3 days use.

If you’re struggling on a particular platform, there are some useful tutorials for each one plus 24 hour online support if you get stuck. Setup is straightforward though, and PureVPN will automatically select the fastest server for your location, usually the nearest one to you. You can manually select a server and even the city you want to connect the proxy from in the dropdown list.

Your new IP address is clearly displayed along with bandwidth usage. You can also select specifically what you want to use PureVPN for i.e. watching video, anonymous browsing etc. and PureVPN will adjust the server settings and selection to speed things up. You can choose the level of encryption you want for private browsing and reset the VPN if your connection drops.

PureVPN has a huge network of over 450 servers in almost 90 countries which means you should always be able to find a reliable, fast connection which can be a problem sometimes with VPN providers. You can check the developer website for a full list of countries covered and there’s a useful status light which indicates whether the servers is working or not. There are no bandwidth throttling connections either, so if your ISP is restricting your usage, PureVPN can get round it.

PureVPN also supports Split Tunneling, allowing you to identify browsers or programs to encrypt. For example, if you want to apply encryption settings to one browser only for banking, you can do so while not affecting other browsers you’re using. As regards how secure it is, the developer claims that PureVPN uses “complex protocols” and specifically, 256-bit encryption.

There’s also support for open source VPN protocol OpenVPN if you want to use it. There should be no real need to use it though since PureVPN offers so many servers with a high level of encryption.

Add-ons not available in the Mac version

Unlike the Windows version, in the Mac version there are no add-ons available to extend the functionality of PureVPN. For example, there's no SmartDNS add-on feature which provides more stable and reliable video streaming. However, streaming video is generally very reliable and stable without the need for this. Surfing speeds using PureVPN are surprisingly fast. Usually there’s some lag or slow down with VPNs but PureVPN allows you to surf almost as fast as if you are using a direct connection. The Mac version of PureVPN also does not include the Kill Switch Add-on to instantly cut connections.

Like the Windows version though, it does include Auto Connect in case of dropped connections, a NAT Firewall to protect from malicious sites and a secure DNS feature.

A fast and reliable VPN network

Overall, PureVPN offers a fast and convenient way to protect your identity online or unblock sites in your region.

Remain Safe, Encrypted & Protected in the Digital World with PureVPN

Experience total anonymity and data protection via hi-tech encryption

PureVPN – industry’s leading VPN provider – offers data security through reinforced, military-grade encryption, complete anonymity via dynamic and dedicated IPs and high-speed streaming for every genre of content. PureVPN’s Mac VPN offers a clean and user-friendly interface with instant connectivity options to ensure that you are protected against every type of online threats, hacking attempts, and theft of data or personal identity.

Social Network Privacy:

Thanks to the amazing support of military-grade reinforced encryption and multiple protocols including SSTP in Mac VPN, users are now able to socialize under a protective shield that won’t let anyone exploit them. Be it on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn, all of your communications are now totally secure.

Multi Language Support:

PureVPN takes pride in being one of the few VPN providers that offer multi-language support. Currently, PureVPN’s VPN client for Mac supports English, German, Dutch, and French.

Auto-Reconnect Option:

No need to manually reconnect the Mac VPN Client when the connection drops. Thanks to the Auto-Reconnect feature in VPN for Mac, users no longer require to re-connect manually. The auto-reconnect option ensues that our users’ internet connection stays secure at all times.

Purpose Selection:

Purpose Selection lets user choose what they want to do with just one click and get the best experience for that particular purpose. Browsing, online security, privacy, anonymity, online gaming etc. was never this easy!

Wi-Fi Security:

No more Wi-Fi security worries thanks to the rock-solid security features offered by PureVPN’s Mac VPN app. Be it your personal Wi-Fi or one at a café, gym or other public spot, PureVPN’s VPN client for Mac will keep you secure on all the wireless connections with interchangeable IPs and data encryption.

Optimized for OS X Yosemite (10.10):

PureVPN’s Mac VPN client also supports OS X Yosemite, which is why a big number of Mac users prefer PureVPN over other VPN services. PureVPN client works on all Mac versions including v.10.10.

24/7/365 Customer Support

PureVPN is also one of the few VPN providers that offer 24/7 customer support.

PureVPN VPN Software for Mac

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PureVPN VPN Software for Mac 5.3.0

— User reviews — about PureVPN VPN Software for Mac

  • xitahir

    by xitahir

    "Absolutely amazing service"

    I have tried so many VPN softwares on MAC but they all suck when it comes to reliability and speed. Plus purevpn has so ... More.

    reviewed on September 3, 2014

  • Feruss

    by Feruss

    "Flawlessly Fast, Secure,Best for Netflix & Streaming !!"

    Its Awsome, I use PureVPN on my smartphone (android), my office Laptop with Windows and now using it for my MAC os, its ... More.

    reviewed on September 3, 2014