VPN Gate is a plugin to SoftEther VPN Client - a cross-platform, multi-protocol VPN client and VPN server software. It was developed by Daiyuu Nobori and it is considered as an academic experiment at the University of Tsukuba, Japan. The plugin allows you to connect to any of the Public VPN Relay Servers of VPN Gate.
What are the key features of VPN Gate?
- Supported protocols: the following protocols are supported: SoftEther VPN protocol (SSL-VPN), L2TP/IPsec, OpenVPN, and MS-SSTP.
- Registration: what is great about VPN Gate is that there is no need to register - you can directly use the plugin and stay anonymous.
- Speed: even though there are similar apps, VPN Gate has a better speed. It is also has a more user-friendly interface and any kind of protocol can be transmitted.
- Other advantages: VPN Gate allows you to mask your IP address and protect your WiFi thanks to strong encryption. The plugin has strong resistance against firewalls, making it easy to bypass most of them.
How does VPN Gate work?
The many servers of VPN Gate are provided by volunteers around the world. Because each VPN server has a dynamic IP address, it may change at any time. We recommend reading our dedicated article on how to install a VPN.
Is VPN Gate free?
You can use VPN Gate for free. VPN Gate is an academic experiment project, and it is not provided by a corporation.
Is VPN Gate safe?
It seems that the VPN Gate has no history of security issues. As always, we recommend reading the official Anti-abuse policy before installing.