CactusVPN is a VPN provider that offers fast, secure and anonymous internet connections through 19 servers in 7 different countries: United States, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Romania, Canada, Germany and France. It uses five different VPN protocols: L2TP/IPSec, OpenVPN, SSTP, SoftEther and PPTP. It provides strong data encryption and high speed connections, as well as unlimited bandwidth use. Peer-to-peer and torrent file sharing are allows on the Germany, Netherlands and Romania servers. CactusVPN also offers a SmartDNS option, which allows you to unblock over 200 websites, such as Hulu, BBC iPlayer, Pandora, Spotify, and many others.
CactusVPN is easy to configure and connect. It includes an apps killer feature, and is very user-friendly, even for beginners. The provider's website makes it even easier to use this VPN service, as it contains many guides, tutorials and FAQs to help users.
It is compatible with several operating systems such as Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, Android, and Linux. This means it can be used on most desktop and laptop computers, as well as on most tablets and smartphones. It also works on routers, Apple TV, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and other devices. Multiple devices can be used in the same account simultaneously, as long as each is connected to a different server.
The pricing structure is a bit unusual. Users can select which server locations they are going to use: US VPN, UK VPN or Liberty VPN (which includes the Netherlands and Romania servers). As an alternative, users can select the Smart DNS option, or get the full bundle, which includes Smart DNS and all 19 servers. All these options are available monthly, quarterly or annually, with discounts of 30%, 40% and 54% respectively. Free 24-hour, no restriction trial accounts are also available for most options, with the Smart DNS option having a seven-day free trial period. There is also a 30-days money back guarantee.