Windscribe - Free VPN and Ad Blocker

Windscribe - Free VPN and Ad Blocker

Windscribe helps you circumvent censorship, block ads, beacons and trackers on websites you use every day.

  • Windscribe - Free VPN and Ad Blocker
  • Windscribe - Free VPN and Ad Blocker
  • Windscribe - Free VPN and Ad Blocker
  • Windscribe - Free VPN and Ad Blocker
  • Windscribe - Free VPN and Ad Blocker
What is Windscribe - Free VPN and Ad Blocker?
Windscribe - Free VPN and Ad Blocker is a Firefox add-on that helps in safeguarding your online privacy. It's designed to block ads and trackers, restore access to blocked content, and circumvent censorship. With a free plan that provides 10GB of data per month, Windscribe offers advanced privacy features, blocks potential malware, and masks your IP address for unrestricted access to geo-blocked content. This add-on does not keep logs that can deanonymize you, ensuring your data remains private and safe.
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Stats
Rating: 4.53 (3,750)
Version: 3.4.11.1 (Last updated: 2023-11-10)
Creation date: 2016-04-12
Weekly download count: 5,557
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • <all_urls>
  • proxy
  • management
  • tabs
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • activeTab
  • storage
  • unlimitedStorage
  • contextMenus
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Size: 3.78M
Stats date:

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Summary

Windscribe is a VPN desktop application and proxy browser extension that work together to block ads, trackers, restore access to blocked content and help you safeguard your privacy online. Free plan provides 10 GB of data per month (if you confirm your email address), and the Pro plan has unlimited data and access to servers in over 112 cities in 69 countries.

Still not convinced? Perhaps this elegant list of features will convince you otherwise.

Stop tracking and browse privately Governments block content based on your location. Corporations track and sell your personal data. Add Windscribe to your browser and take back control of your privacy.

Advanced Privacy Features Windscribe is not just a proxy extension. It's a suite of privacy tools which include:

  • Ad + Tracker Blocking - Ads and trackers follow you around, waste your bandwidth and compromise your privacy. Windscribe will block all this crap.
  • Malware Blocking - Some sites distribute malware. We'll prevent you from ever ending up on those sites.
  • Social Blocking - Social networks are the biggest privacy invaders out there. Block their trackers.
  • Whitelisting - Our block lists are not one size fits all. Customize your experience.
  • Location API Spoofing - Sites can request your GPS location why bypasses most proxies and VPNs. Not with Windscribe.
  • WebRTC Blocking - Prevents WebRTC leaks that plague most proxy extensions and VPNs.
  • Timezone Spoofing - Sites can detect that your IP doesn't match your browser's time zone. This feature solves this problem.
  • Notification Blocking - Tired for sites asking you to send notifications? We are too. Enable this feature to never see those things again.
  • User Agent Spoofing - Helps combat browser fingerprinting
  • Cookie Monitoring - Leave nothing behind. This feature deletes 1st or 3rd party cookies when you close the tab.
  • Language Spoofing - This feature will spoof your browser's language settings to match the proxy location of your choice.
  • Unlock geo-restricted content Windscribe VPN masks your IP address. This gives you unrestricted and private access to entertainment, news sites, and blocked content in over 63 different countries.

    No identifying logs

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    User reviews
    User reviews summary
    These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Firefox Browser Add-ons does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
    Pros
    • Best VPN service
    • Cheapest
    • Good capacity
    Cons
    • Error fetching api
    • Difficulties connecting on specific systems
    • Issues with news feed
    Most mentioned
    • Error fetching api
    • Difficulties connecting on specific systems
    • News feed annoyance
    • VPN functionality not working
    Recent reviews
    Amazing extension
    by John Clarke, 2024-05-21


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    Safety
    Risk impact

    Windscribe - Free VPN and Ad Blocker is very risky to use and it requires a lot of sensitive permissions. Avoid installing this add-on unless you absolutely trust this publisher.

    Risk likelihood

    Windscribe - Free VPN and Ad Blocker has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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