Private Internet Access has released a new version of its vpn client. PIA is a paid VPN service with clients for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android and iOS. In addition, there is a browser extension for Google Chrome. PIA has a large number servers in 33 countries. Depending on the plan chosen, the service costs between three and seven dollars per month and can be tested for free for seven days before purchase.
In version 1.0, the program has been given a new look, with a light and dark theme. There are also separate 32bit and 64bit downloads and two-step authentication can now be used. The changelog for this release looks like this:
Changes in version 1.6.0:
- VPN Snooze allows temporarily disconnecting the VPN connection.
- Added “piactl” – a command-line interface to control the client.
- Connection loss is detected more quickly.
- Fixed issues in the App Exclusions feature that could occur when switching network connections.
- App Exclusions supports macOS 10.12.
- Fixed detection of the iptables version for some Linux distributions.
- App Exclusions is improved for listening sockets on Linux.
- The dashboard repositions correctly if the screen resolution changes on macOS.
- Fixed an issue that could cause long delays when the client starts on login.
- Security improvements.
|Operating systems||Windows 7, Android, Linux, macOS, iOS, Windows 8, Windows 10|
|Website||Private Internet Access|