VPN Gate Client download (for Windows, freeware)
VPN Gate Client Plug-in with SoftEther VPN Client. It can
connect to any of Public VPN Relay Servers of VPN Gate with easy
installation. The throughput of VPN communication is
better than using L2TP, OpenVPN or SSTP. This program file
is digitally signed by the certificate which was issued by GlobalSign. The binary file has a countersignature by
How to Install and Use
This software is freeware. You may copy or distribute
the downloaded file. You can upload it to other web
sites. If your government's firewall is under an out of
order by unknown reason and the www.vpngate.net web site
cannot be reached easily from your country, distribute
VPN Gate program file on web sites in your country to
help other users around you.
Use the latest version if possible. One day if your
country's government firewall causes an unknown error
and the VPN Gate Client software has a problem, update
the VPN Gate Client to the latest version. It is
recommended to memorize the Mirror
Site URLs List if www.vpngate.net web site becomes
unreachable by out of order of your government's
firewall in future.
VPN Gate Client Plug-in includes
VPN Gate Relay Service. It is
disabled by default. You can activate it manually.
This program uses the network functions of the operating
system because this is VPN software.
Some anti-virus software or firewalls warn that such
behavior might be dangerous.
If your anti-virus disturbs the VPN function, add the
VPN program file or the installer to the exception list.
SoftEther VPN Server download (freeware)
SoftEther VPN is freeware developed at University of
Tsukuba, Japan. High-performance VPN with the ultimate
compatibilities to many devices. Windows, Mac, smartphones,
tablets (iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows RT) and Cisco or
other VPN routers are supported. SoftEther VPN also accepts
OpenVPN and MS-SSTP VPN clients. For details, visit
As described on How to
Provide Your Computer as a VPN Server for VPN Gate,
you can install SoftEther VPN Server and activate the VPN
Gate Service (must be activated manually) to make your computer host a VPN service as a
member of VPN Gate Academic Experiment.
Using Mac, iPhone / iPad or Android ?
- You can use L2TP/IPsec with OS built-in L2TP/IPsec
VPN Client to connect VPN Gate.
- You can use OpenVPN Client (by OpenVPN Technologies,
Inc.) to connect VPN Gate.