BartVPN

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BartVPN
Developer(s) Red Sky Sp. z o.o.
Initial release 0.5.502 / March 23, 2013; 16 months ago (2013-03-23)
Platform Cross-platform
Available in English
Type VPN
Website http://bartvpn.com/

BartVPN is a VPN client developed and published by Red Sky, Poland. The software implements virtual private network technology to create secure point-to-point or site-to-site connections with encrypted Internet traffic, using the OpenVPN open source software application. Secure connections can run either over the User Datagram Protocol or the Transmission Control Protocol.[1]

Installation[edit]

The client is normally distributed with an executable installer and product’s website contains all the necessary information to go through the installation process and establish a VPN connection. In case of experiencing any sort of problems, a User has a possibility to use one of the support options: start a conversation on live chat, fill in online contact form, read FAQ or take part in a discussion.

Availability[edit]

The software is not free, although an off-charge trial version is available for download from the producer’s website.

Platforms[edit]

The application is available for Windows XP/Vista/7 and Windows 8[2] as well as on MacOS 10.6, 10.7, 10.8.[2]

Features[edit]

BartVPN protects online privacy of its users by tunnelling Internet connections through a number of servers located in nine countries, using 128-bit encryption on all incoming and outgoing Internet traffic, and through timed and automatic IP changes. Another feature of the software is Bart Bind, which forces the applications selected by user to work only when connected to a secure connection provided by BartVPN. It offers unlimited: data transfer, data speed and connection time.

Application[edit]

BartVPN can be used for

  • avoiding geographical restrictions when connecting to the Internet,[3]
  • establishing a secure connection on unsecured and public WiFi networks,
  • streaming videos and watching IPTV,[4]
  • getting cheaper calling rates for calls on pay-as-you-go VoIP solutions.
  • hiding online identity (a User becomes anonymous and stays secured against cyber attacks)[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Softpedia.com
  2. ^ a b CNET.Download.com
  3. ^ Reuters.com
  4. ^ Softonic.com
  5. ^ PRnewswire.com