Top 5 Best Free VPN Services and Overview

In a world with increased internet surveillance having a reliable vpn can help to hide who you are where you are and what you're doing from spying eyes in this video we'll count down the top 5 best vpn services that you can use for free while they do lack certain features often found in premium VPNs you just might find that a free vpn is all that you need most coming up in this video are available for windows mac os linux ios and android let's get started because all vpns are not created equal we'll go through the pros and cons of each to help you make a better decision.

Top 5 Best FREE VPN Services and Overview

5. Speedify:

Speedify as the name suggests their primary focus is to give you the fastest vpn speeds that you can get it does this by allowing you to combine two or more of your internet connections in any combination you can combine your wi-fi a tethered iphone or android smartphone 3G, 4G or 5G cellular and Ethernet. For example using both your wi-fi and cellular data will help to ensure that you're getting the best performance speeds possible they have more than 1 000 servers located in over 50 countries the data you send and receive is fully encrypted and speedify has a no logging policy they don't log IP addresses and the websites you visit keeping you anonymous online with their free service which they call the starter plan you get two gigabytes of data each month but it's only available to use on one device here's another con for some of you speedify is based in the united states which means they are subject to requests from legal and governmental authorities speedify is available for windows mac, Linux, ios, and android.

4. Windscribe:

Windscribe based in Canada this vpn includes many features found in their premium service that are available in their free plan as well they're known for having an excellent privacy policy with no logging of your data your username is stored but is erased within three minutes of ending your session Geo-restricted content is also unblocked in more than 60 countries they claim to never track you and offers dns leak protection to safeguard your information one downside is they don't offer 24x7 live support for their free or premium plans winscribe steps it up from our number 5 pick instead of 2 gigabytes per month you get 10 gigabytes with a verifiable email address with servers available in more than 10 countries there are no limits on the number of connections you can have it's available for windows mac linux ios android and they joke about being available for blackberry you can also get extensions for the Chrome, Firefox and opera browsers.

Top 5 Best FREE VPN Services and Overview

3. Hide Me:

Hide me they have a strict no logging policy your data is protected with aes 256 encryption and since they're based in Malaysia they're not obligated to hand over its user data to any legal authority even with their free plan there are no ads they don't limit your bandwidth ensuring quick load times and you get 24 7 technical support to get help if you experience any issues while hide.me does offer a generous 10 gigabytes of data each month you can only connect one device at a time and you are limited to five server locations those server locations include the east and west coast of the us Canada, Singapore, and the Netherlands high. Mi is available for all the major operating systems including windows mac Linux android and iOS and it's also available for amazon fire TV.

2. Hotspot Shield:

Hotspot Shield it offers the second most data of those mentioned in this video you get 500 megabytes of data for use each day adding up the daily limits that's a max of around 15 gigabytes per month while they're known for being one of the fastest vpn providers with easy to use apps they are based in the united states and there is some logging of your data they do claim that none of the data collected could identify users with the free plan it is ad supported there is a one device connection limit and you can only access servers located in the us if you can live with the negatives their data limit is quite generous when compared with other free vpns so it might be worth using for you in addition to windows hotspot shield is available for Linux mac OS ios and android and there's also an extension available for the chrome browser real quickly before we get to our top pick.

Here's a couple honorable mentions that you might want to check out first of which based in Germany is avira phantom unlike most in this video avira does allow for unlimited simultaneous connections on the downside their data allowance is a paltry 500 megabytes per month it's available for windows mac ios and android at this time it's not available for Linux the other honorable mention is tunnelbear what's great about this vpn is that it's extremely user-friendly but just like a vera phantom the monthly data limit is 500 megabytes it's available for windows mac ios and android but appears to no longer support Linux they also have extensions for Firefox chrome and opera while based in Canada tunnelbear was acquired in 2018 by the American cyber security firm McAfee making them subject to legal requests for information in both countries.

Top 5 Best FREE VPN Services and Overview

1. Proton VPN:

Proton vpn this one stands out for its numerous free features often only found in the premium versions of its competitors let's go through the pros first there are absolutely no data limits making it great for streaming content and it is not ad supported they also don't log any of your online activity if your primary focus when choosing a vpn is privacy they use the strongest level of encryption to secure your internet connection they're also based in Switzerland outside the jurisdiction of the united states and European union because of this proton VPN states they can't be coerced into spying on their users now for the cons of which there are a few there is a one device connection limit servers can only be accessed in three countries and the biggest of all for some of you will be that there is no peer-to-peer support in their free plan other than that it's feature packed for a free service and available for the usual suspects windows mac Linux iOS and android.

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