You'll really have to work to get this proxy hunter and checker up and running, but it pays off in the end. There's been no effort to make Proxyfire's multitabbed interface attractive or user friendly. Information, options, and controls are jammed together in a compact space. Flash movies mentioned in the instructions are either missing or use the program's Chinese interface. Dedicated testers will need to scour the program's Help files and online forums to find out how to use Proxyfire.
Getting Proxyfire to work is only the first hurdle. Getting it to find and check useful proxies is an art. Most users aren't going to find any useful proxies with the default settings. The online forum is filled with hints and proxy lists collected by power users. Thorough users will eventually find various proxies that this utility can quickly check. It helpfully prepares reports listing the proxies as High Anonymous, Anonymous, Transparent, SOCKS, SSL, or Tunnel. The reports are easy to read, and information is simple to save for later use. Defining proxy searches is very flexible with simple methods to choose search parameters by country or port.
Testers found that Proxyfire's proxy check was fast and thorough. Finding the proxies to check was far less simple, but the demo limitations are centered on number of check threads with no time limitation. Advanced users needing large numbers of well-tested proxies should give this finder and tester a shot, but be prepared to spend some time tweaking it to get the best results.
Proxyfire is a powerful proxy server hunter and checker, which can not only support HTTP, SOCKS4, SOCKS5, Tunnel/IRC, SSL proxies checking, but also classify them into SOCKS proxy, High Anonymous proxy, Anonymous proxy,Transparent proxy and Gateway proxy. It's a strong and multifunctional tool, including forums proxy leech, search engine proxy leech, proxy scan, ip to country query, proxy duplicates remove, proxy trimming, proxy disorder you can get thousands of fresh proxies per day by using default settings. This version is the first release on CNET Download.com.
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This version is the first release on CNET Download.com.