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TorGuard? VPN is a VPN service from USA, Fl (according to their TOS), concentrating on torrent/P2P VPN market. They provide Proxy providers for Torrent Anonymity, complete-featured VPN providers and an Anonymous E Mail Support with total PGP Encryption. Let's dig a little deeper: Characteristics
They provide VPN access (up to 5 simultaneous connections) on 40 servers in 7 nations: USA, Great Britain, Netherlands, Canada, Romania, Switzerland, Russia. They also provide Proxy and SOCKS5 entry to use with BitTorrent? clients. That's a good addition to the typical VPN support, as consumers don't have to be connected to the VPN if they want to transfer something over P2P networks. Their OpenVPN setup is utilizing 128 and 256 bit encryption. TorGuard? additionally supplies a safe webmail alternative that is using PGP encryption.
As a VPN attribute addon, they enable customers to employ a separate IP address endless port forwarding for $7.99. That's sort of costly if you request us.
You get a Viscosity Construct for the OpenVPN characteristic, complete with a legal license key and it come pre-configured with all their servers. Viscosity is a mature, full-featured OpenVPN client that provides dependable connectivity and detailed statistics about your connection times and TorGuard? gets some reward points in this aspect.
If you do not desire to work with Viscosity you'll be able to download their Custom construct dialer program, called TorGuard? Lite. This provides OpenVPN connectivity with pre-common server lists. You don't get the sophisticated statistics that Viscosity Offers and bare in mind this is a Java-based software so you will need to install a Java Run-Time prior to first run (the installer will download the latest Java Run Time for you). TorGuard? Lite is available for Windows, Mac OS-X and Linux.
If you are interested in the Torrent Proxy solutions, you can download and make use of a pre-configured Torrent Consumer. If you're utilizing Windows, you can selected between Flood and uTorrent but Mac OS-X and Linux customers have to settle for Deluge as the go to proxy'd torrent customer.
TorGuard? scores high in our charts because they offer a substantial number of dialer applications that covers all major OS'es and utilization. While there's no pre-configured OpenVPN customer for iOS, TorGuard? does offer a pre-configured GuizmoVPN dialer for jailbroken devices, accessible trough the Cydia Store. So no (official) OpenVPN support in most of iOS Customers that do not have jailbroken apparatuses.
All desktop computer and cell users can connect trough PPTP/L2TP protocols and there are a lot of step-by-action guides on TorGuard?'s web page for several leading operating systems and apparatuses (such as DDWRT routers and Boxee Box users)
The Torrent Proxy tutorials are available as well, on line on their web site and in .pdf format for off-line reading. They cover the setup procedures for all major browsers, programs and devices (Chrome, Safari, Opera, Firefox, Ie, Skype, Boxee Box, Vuze, uTorrent, BitTorrent? and Flood).
TorGuard? is one of the most well-certificated VPN/Anonymity service we encountered so far. Pricing
You get 30-days money back guarantee on all purchased services, no matter the period of time or service type, with one condition: not transcending 10GB of visitors during that first month. The costs start from $5.95/month for the Torrent Proxy and $9.99 /month for the full-featured VPN support and go only $3.95 /month and $4.99/moth respectively in case you picked to get an one-year subscription.
Payment procedures: Charge Card, Google Checkout, Paypal.com, Bitcoin, OKPay.
They're also selling routers which are compatible with OpenVPN (DD-WRT and Tomato firmwares) Logging and Privacy
The Privacy states that TorGuard assembles both private information input while purchasing the services and web site tracking info. Said advice is likely to be created accessible "to third parties when, in our good-faith judgment, we're obligated to do this under applicable laws." Speed and Dependability
Speed on Netherlands servers averaged between 700KB/sec and 1MB/sec. Maybe Not bad, but nevertheless, it might have been better. Canadian servers were somewhat quicker, averaging between 1MB/second and 1.5MB/sec, reaching a maximum rate of 2MB/sec. Romanian servers were the fastest in our evaluations, readily averaging 2.5MB/sec, spiking to 3.5MB/second every now and then.
Some screenshots from Viscosity traffic graphs demonstrating the speeds we achieved in our evaluations.
TorGuard? Canada VPN:canadavpn
TorGuard? Netherlands VPN:netherlandsvpn
TorGuard? Romania VPN:romaniavpn
VPN connections were trustworthy and we didn't face any disconnect problems while staying connected for some days of complete usage (1 to 5 hrs per session) Support
TorGuard? provides 24*7 support available trough a ticketing system and web-chat. Decisions
Lots of servers in various geographical regions, particularly no DMCA-favorable nations Well recorded installation for apparatuses and many leading OS'es License for Viscosity VPN client that is unquestionably the greatest OpenVPN client available 30 days money back guarantee Pricing is maybe not bad: annual and quarterly plans are more affordable than many rivals They accept BitCoinNo? official help for iOS customers on OpenVPN VPN velocity is not bad, but it might have been better Their TOS is overly long to examine: a summation could be nice Though the keyword "anonymity" is every-where on their website, they ask for a lot of details during signup:
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