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Download the Ultimate VPN app on your PC. Whether you are looking for free VPN on public WiFi Hotspot or fast premium VPN for your Netflix show, you can get all VPN functions with Ultimate VPN.
What is the Ultimate VPN PC app?
Ultimate VPN for PC app supports up to five devices on a standard account, but this is a little more complicated than usual. While other providers typically support five simultaneous connections from any combination of devices, Ultimate VPN for Windows has five ‘slots’ which are allocated to particular devices or browser extensions (a Windows client and Chrome extension on the same system will fill two slots) as you connect them.
Once those slots are filled, you won’t be able to connect with any new devices until you log in to the website and delete one of the old devices. Oh, and if you run out of free devices, or you replace several, you can only delete one active device a week, potentially a major hassle.
Suppose you’re using all your slots, for instance, but then upgrade three devices at the same time. You’re only able to delete one of the old devices per week, which means it’ll be two weeks before you can use all your new hardware with the VPN.
The app does have a solution – sort of – in that you’re able to buy further slots at extra cost. How generous. (Keep in mind that Windscribe, Surfshark and Zenmate have no limits at all.)
What does it offer?
The network looks a little small at only ‘500+ servers’, but they’re widely spread across more than 80 locations, with the most recent additions including Libya, Serbia, Costa Rica, Bosnia, and Herzegovina. P2P is supported, though only at five locations: Canada, France, Luxembourg, Romania and the US (California).
Protocol support includes OpenVPN, IKEv2, and the speedy WireGuard. There’s a further protocol bonus in the company’s own KeepSolid Wise, which redirects traffic through the TCP 443 and UDP 33434 ports to theoretically make it more difficult to detect and block.
36-month plan – US$2.22 per month (US$79.92 total cost)
Ultimate VPN PC app suggests Wise is ideal for users in China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and anywhere else which takes a dim view of VPNs and actively tries to block their use. It has to be worth a try, but if it doesn’t work, there are other providers who offer detection blocking ideas of their own (VyprVPN’s Chameleon, IPVanish’s ‘Scramble’).
The service has impressively wide platform coverage, with downloads for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Linux, Windows Mobile and Apple TV, a handy collection of browser extensions for Chrome, Firefox, Opera and Edge, and setup instructions for routers, Kodi, Chromecast and more.
Ultimate VPN for Windows protects your privacy by using only the strongest VPN protocols. No legacy PPTP or L2TP options here: your main options are WireGuard, OpenVPN and IKEv2.
The apps also offer Ultimate VPN’s own Wise technology. This takes the core OpenVPN protocol, scrambles and obfuscates it a little, and maybe routes it a little differently to a regular connection. While this might reduce speeds, it could help you bypass VPN detection and blocking systems used in countries like China, allowing you to connect from almost anywhere.
There’s more good news in the app’s ability to automatically connect to the VPN whenever you access an untrusted network, ensuring you’re always protected.
How to Install the Ultimate VPN app on Windows and Mac
- You will need to install an Android emulator on your PC, I will recommend the BlueStacks and NoxPlayer emulator.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation of the emulator on your PC.
- Open the emulator and look for the PlayStore app on the home screen
- Search for the Ultimate VPN app and click on the install button
- Finally, log in with your Google ID to start the download process for the app
You can also use the Ultimate VPN app on your smartphone