FreeProxy

FreeProxy

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 49 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.10 Build 1751
  • Total Downloads:
    504,974
  • Date Added:
    March 28, 2010
  • File Size:
    4.99MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    226
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP

Editors' Review

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Perhaps useful for a quick game of Quake, this proxy program isn't robust enough (or perhaps secure enough) to invite the whole neighborhood over. FreeProxy creates a virtual server that allows a number of users to share an Internet connection.

If you've never managed a proxy before, this program might not be the best place to start -there's no help file, and it's not the most intuitive process. While you can add IP addresses and user names to the proxy, you also can block addresses as well.

FreeProxy also is able to track connections, and record them on a log file. Yet we were surprised (and a bit alarmed) to find there's no password protection or other security feature for people joining the group. Overall, FreeProxy's good for a small party, but it's not for beginners.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Very Good Proxy/Web Cache"

November 12, 2014  |  By samawatif

 |  Version: FreeProxy 4.10 Build 1751

Pros

I don't understand what the negative comments are all about! this program is free from any viruses or malwares, if your AV flag it then it's false-positive. and for those ignorant people who can't get it to work, just go to YouTube and you'll find a video that will take you through the setup. duh!!
I've been using FreeProxy for a while - at work and home and it works great :-)
it has some great features/services beside web caching which I've taken advantage of - such as SMTP, HTTPS used with my exchange server.

Cons

absolutely None! in my opinion.

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5 stars

"Very Good software"

February 29, 2012  |  By GregRobsonGarth

 |  Version: FreeProxy 4.10 Build 1751

Pros

Excellent software and completely safe.

Cons

None. Software is free.

Summary

As the author of this program which has been in circulation for over 10 years and had many improvements over that time I am continually amazed at peoples reaction to free software. Particularly from people who simple don't understand the nature of the software.

1. THIS SOFTWARE IS NOT A TROJAN OR ANY FORM OF MALWARE. Heuristics of some virus checkers often make false positives about the program because it essentially allows TCP connections to be made between computers. This is the nature of the software and is completely in the control of the user. I don't care what your virus checker says. I wrote the software. There is no trojan.
2. This software is free and has benefited millions of users worldwide. I am proud of that. Placing LARGE banners "this is such and such" etc in comments simply works against any good I had intended and is factually wrong.
3. If you have a problem or need any information, join the forum at http://www.handcraftedsoftware.org
4. The CNET editors review contains a number of factual errors. I am not sure the reviewer actually reviewed this software. It does have comprehensive help. It does have use authentication and always had (built in and Active Directory/NTLM based), it can handle many hundreds of users.
5. It seems particularly unfair to me that you can simply write whatever you like and destroy something which has been of value to many over the years just by putting a comment against a listing without any understanding of what you are saying or necessarily any understanding of the time and effort that was put into creating this software. I think its a crime that this can happen.

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1 stars

"Trojan Horse"

May 04, 2011  |  By As_del

 |  Version: FreeProxy 4.10 Build 1751

Pros

Virus - Trojan Horse

Cons

Software is very good and feature riched but containing Virus. Install it if you are ready to format your system..

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3 stars

"proxy software for your privacy online"

May 03, 2011  |  By missfit111

 |  Version: FreeProxy 4.10 Build 1751

Pros

well it sure must be really versatile and upgraded cuz I couldn t make it work for the sake of..all my PC connection ever:-OP Ima a beginner wit this proxy stuff but this program is like a big well kept secret:-)

Cons

I might have written anything hr, but I cant make it function, really

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5 stars

"sarajevo slavisa"

December 02, 2010  |  By slavisa74

 |  Version: FreeProxy 4.10 Build 1751

Pros

it is very good

Cons

there is nothing an like prodact is best

Summary

so great

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4 stars

"Works out of the box"

October 11, 2010  |  By Sumedh_k

 |  Version: FreeProxy 4.10 Build 1751

Pros

Just works

Cons

Needs a better user interface

Summary

I tried analogX but it crashed, dont know why, Free proxy worked out of the box.

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1 stars

"TROJAN!!!!!!"

August 19, 2010  |  By harltron5000

 |  Version: FreeProxy 4.10 Build 1751

Pros

Nothing!!!!!

Cons

THIS PROGRAM HAS A TROJAN!!!!!

Summary

DO NOT DOWNLOAD THIS FILE! IT HAS A TROJAN!!!1

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.10 Build 1751
Version 4.10 has corrected version information being displayed by the control centre.
General
Publisher Hand-Crafted Software
Publisher web site http://www.handcraftedsoftware.org/
Release Date March 28, 2010
Date Added March 28, 2010
Version 4.10 Build 1751
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Miscellaneous
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows, Windows Me
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 4.99MB
File Name freeproxy.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 504,974
Downloads Last Week 226
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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