Download Privacy Tools - Best Software & Apps

  • Folder Lock

    7.7.6

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Folder Lock

    7
    1380 votes
    • PROS: Windows Explorer integration, Loads of lockable options, Nice wallet feature, Good extras, like back up and shred
    • CONS: Ugly interface
  • 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
  • MacKeeper

    4.4

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    Flexible and multifaceted, performance-enhancing software

    8
    2789 votes
    • PROS: A handy antivirus and anti-adware package is included at no extra cost., The quick-clean disk utility rapidly identifies and helps to clean up any performance issues., A secure VPN comes standard., Users can track the location of their computer if it is lost or stolen., A number of flexible pricing plans are available.
    • CONS: As files are located across several different folders, uninstalling this program sometimes can be difficult., Independent tests have shown that this bundle lags in terms of effective malware protection.
  • Steganos Online Shield VPN

    3.0.0

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    Platform
    Android

    9
    7 votes
    • VPN Master - Free VPN Proxy

      2.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Secured Anonymity For Devices

      8
      111 votes
      • PROS: Secure and reliable VPN, Responsive technical team and customer service, Constantly updates and improvements, Secure a public WiFi hotspot
      • CONS: Anonymity with VPN is not absolute, Limited servers to pick, Takes time connecting to servers
    • McAfee AntiVirus Plus

      2017

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Premium Antivirus Protection from the World Leader

      7
      1201 votes
      • PROS: Includes firewall, web and email protection, and more, Good AV database, Download on all your devices, Extra tools: file shredder and defragmenter
      • CONS: History of sub-par performance, Expensive
    • VPN 360 - Unlimited Free VPN Proxy

      1.0.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      The Best Zero-Cost VPN Solution Around

      8
      148 votes
      • PROS: Top-notch security and safety features, Comparable to premium tools
      • CONS: The tool is not free in certain locations, May crash sporadically
    • Kaspersky Internet Security

      19.0.0.1088

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      Platform
      Windows

      Kaspersky Internet Security

      8
      2677 votes
      • PROS: Streamlined and usable interface, Very powerful engine, Wi-Fi security, Extremely configurable, Many additional tools
      • CONS: Long installation process, Resource consumption could be improved
    • Steganos Password Manager

      19.01.01

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      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
    • VyprVPN

      2.12.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      VyprVPN – Best free VPN service to unblock sites, wifi hotspot privacy protection, and Internet security.

      10
      1 vote
      • 360 Security - Antivirus

        3.4.4

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Protect your mobile device with 360 Security

        7
        177 votes
        • PROS: Very attractive user interface, Fast and simple to use, Includes lots of free optimization tools
        • CONS: No data monitor option
      • IPVanish Software

        2017

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac
        Android
        iPhone

        VPN software for personal and professional use

        6
        3 votes
        • PROS: An excellent way to enjoy superior levels of privacy., One of the best VPN servers on the market today.
        • CONS: There is no free version of this software available., Older operating systems may experience performance-related issues after installation.
      • App Lock

        1.10.41

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        BlackBerry

        Free App for Security Seekers

        8
        8 votes
        • PROS: Ability to lock app types of apps, Can assign different passwords to different apps, Provides extra security, Choose numbers or letters
        • CONS: Takes a little time to learn, Need to supply personal data, Recovering passwords can be tricky, Rather dull interface
      • AVG Rescue USB

        120.120126

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Remove viruses without starting Windows

        7
        131 votes
        • PROS: Includes repair tools, Offers many customization options
        • CONS: Scans very slowly
      • Quick Heal Internet Security

        2012

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Antivirus tool solution against internet threats

        7
        240 votes
        • PROS: Collection of security tools, Clear interface, Easy to use
        • CONS: Fairly basic, Generic appearance
      • DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Essential Privacy Tools to Anonymously Browse the Internet

        8
        11 votes
        • PROS: Users can enjoy superior levels of privacy and data protection when using this service., A ratings algorithm will provide valuable information about third-party sites.
        • CONS: There are times when VPN networks can slow down data transmission speeds., No anti-virus protection is offered by this VPN bundle.
      • McAfee Internet Security Suite

        2011

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Stripped-down but extremely efficient internet security

        6
        379 votes
        • PROS: Very clear interface, File shredder, Good parental controls, Network monitoring, URL tools, Installation scan
        • CONS: Long installation process, Interface takes time to get used to, Windows cannot be resized
      • Hide Window Plus

        2.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Quickly Hide Single or Multiple Windows on Your PC

        7
        11 votes
        • PROS: Easy to use and practical, Works with multiple applications, Configurations can be password-protected, Completely customizable
        • CONS: Some learning curve involved, Hot key combinations aren’t pre-made, Not a free tool, Functionality may vary with different OS versions
      • AntiVirus Security FREE for tablet

        AVG Anti-Virus 5.1.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        A free antivirus app for your Android tablet

        7
        113 votes
        • PROS: High level of functionality , Additional tools, Scans selected files
        • CONS: Requires quite a lot of battery
      • Privacy Eraser Free

        4.38.3.2631

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Protecting your privacy

        8
        58 votes
        • PROS: Ability to schedule scan, Multi-user support, Easy to use without any instructions, Scans and cleans very quickly, Comprehensive list of features, including the ability to wipe drives and securely erase files and folders
        • CONS: No prompt to back up registry before cleaning
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