Are there any good alternatives to TOR

Tor Browser

Surf the Internet anonymously!

With the Tor Browser, you can move around the Internet particularly safely and anonymously. You can download it for free for smartphones and computers here.

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Alternatives to Tor Browser

Depending on the intended use and the desired function, the following programs are a good alternative to "Tor Browser".

You can find even more suitable alternatives in the list of the best in the category "Surf anonymously & safely on the Internet". The 100 best programs of all time, on the other hand, can be found in the download charts.

Tor Browser: Supported Platforms

You can download Tor Browser for the following platforms. Information about the last update: The Linux version "10.0.16" of Tor Browser was updated on May 3rd.

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You can find all versions of Tor Browser available for download on the download page. There you will also find further details about the individual versions.

operating system
Tor Browser 10.0.16 for: Linux
Tor Browser 10.0.16 for: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Tor Browser 10.0.16 for: macOS

Tor Browser does not only master the standard functions. You can also use the software for the following applications: Encrypting the IP address

With the Tor browser package, you use the protocol of the particularly secure browser "Tor" (short for "The Onion Router"). This hides your IP address and other information such as your location or just your country of origin behind several security levels. Netzwelt has found out for you whether the browser can guarantee private browsing.

  1. Tor Browser: Surf the Internet anonymously!
  2. Operation and functions
  3. Our conclusion on Tor Browser

Tor Browser: operation and functions

Tor ("The Onion Router") allows you to surf the Internet anonymously without leaving any information such as your IP address or your country of origin. Tor is anonymizing because your request is redirected to a web server via several worldwide routers. The web server only receives data from the last server through which you left the Tor network.

In addition to the Tor program, the download offered here also contains a graphical user interface (GUI). This is the Vidalia GUI. There is also a portable browser that makes surfing the Tor network even safer. The different bundles are available in different languages ​​for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and UNIX.

Our conclusion on Tor Browser

For those who want to move freely and responsibly on the Internet without leaving footprints in each of their activities, Tor offers an interesting opportunity to do so. With this software you can at least keep a little anonymity. The software does not require any in-depth prior knowledge and should not be overwhelming even for beginners.

However, there are drawbacks to using Tor. In certain places on the Internet it makes sense to give more information about your own account price. For example, you can track your location in Google Maps or display personalized advertisements. For this you can use alternatives like Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox from our "Browser" category.

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