Feb 20, 2018 4:00 AM
PT Number of country locations: 55 Data authentication: MS-Chap v2 Includes virtual server locations When you look at VPN services for regular users, you don’t often see purpose-based server recommendations, such as “use this server for streaming and this one for downloading.” Ivacy VPN, a 10-year-old service officially based in Singapore, stands out by doing just that. (It’s not the only service to take this tack—CyberGhost has a similar purpose-based approach—but it’s still rare.) When I first opened Ivacy’s Windows app I was struck by its cleanly designed interface, which is somewhat reminiscent of HotSpot Shield.

Both apps use a theme that relies on various shades of blue and very clean icons and text. The Ivacy app’s left rail has seven options for navigation.

The primary VPN options are Smart Connect, Secure Download, Streaming, and Unblocking. There are also options to access your account, the program’s settings, and a help and support section.

Smart Connect is just a basic VPN connection. You can choose your locations by country or drill down to specific cities within each country.

There are 12 city locations to choose from for U.S. connections with one to three options for most other countries. Ivacy’s secure downloading option with integrated security scanning at the server level. Read more from pcworld.com…

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