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Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 5 votes out of 5 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.21
  • Total Downloads:
    216,933
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 23, 2012
  • Price:
    Free to try (31-days trial); $39.95 to buy
  • File Size:
    3.65MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    132
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #37 in Network Tools

Editors' Review

Every now and then, a Net user wants extra privacy online, or to use a piece of software that's being blocked by a firewall. Proxifier helps with both of these tasks. In our tests, we successfully used a mail client behind a firewall that had Port 110--the conduit for the mail program's data -closed. The program also can unblock other applications, such as a browser, a P2P client, an FTP utility, or instant-messenging software. It can hide a Net user's IP address while she's surfing, and operate through a chain of SOCKS proxy servers for added privacy. The software also provides a good tool for monitoring bandwidth usage and network connections. Though it should be simple to configure for advanced users, it may be daunting to users who aren't familiar with the idea of proxy IP addresses and port numbers. It doesn't provide an automatically updated list of proxy servers to use on the Net, a feature we would expect in a program that costs this much. Nor can it automatically switch among proxies to find the fastest one available. Overall, Proxifier can be a valuable privacy tool, but it's not user-friendly enough to be recommended for most mainstream computer users.
 
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Full Specifications

What's new in version 3.21
Version 3.21 has added full support for Windows 8 desktop applications.
General
Publisher Initex Software
Publisher web site http://www.proxifier.com
Release Date November 22, 2012
Date Added November 23, 2012
Version 3.21
Category
Category Networking Software
Subcategory Network Tools
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/2003/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 3.65MB
File Name ProxifierSetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 216,933
Downloads Last Week 132
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 31-days trial
Price $39.95
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