Opera integrates the Free VPN (Virtual Private Network) in Opera browser in its developer channel of Opera for Computers. Virtual Private Network has always been the priority for the computer users who are much concern about their privacy on the Internet world. Virtual Private Network enables you to hide your network from the outside world, hence results in hard to track back for anyone including government, hackers, etc. This helps you bring privacy at variant levels. But not everybody can enjoy everything it at free cost, best and premium services comes at a cost. To know detail about VPN, read What is VPN?
“We are the first major browser maker to integrate an unlimited and free VPN or virtual private network. Now, you don’t have to download VPN extensions or pay for VPN subscriptions to access blocked websites and to shield your browsing when on public Wi-Fi” said Opera company.
VPN in opera comes free, without any cost. So you can use free and affordable VPN handy. VPN routes your traffic from various servers, located in different countries makes hard to track back. Also it let you access various blocked sites in various geo-location.
Opera says, According to Global Web Index*, more than half a billion people (24% of the world’s internet population) have tried or are currently using VPN services. Opera has taken the best steps towards the users seeking the online privacy for their network. People are increasingly using VPN for various purpose like access blocked website, access better content, access restricted sites at work and much more. Opera has keep optimizing the browser and adding new features like Native Ad-blocking feature and now Free VPN.
In Mac, you can find VPN under Opera Menu and select Preferences and Toggle. Windows users can find the VPN feature in Settings->Privacy and Security.
Once you enable the VPN, you can find the VPN option in the address bar and from there you can switch among the various locations.
Opera has provided three features that could only be accessed if paid VPN version is used. Opera free VPN hides you IP address, Unblock firewalls and websites, provides public Wi-Fi security which are available at cost in other VPN service. Would you use this feature? Let me know in comments.
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