ZenMate review

Summary

ZenMate's VPN client ensures that users can surf anonymously; the traffic is AES encrypted. Around 300 VPN servers worldwide disguise the IP addresses of the users. There are four versions, one is a freeware.

Pro
  • No data protocol by the provider
  • Different versions
  • Secure 256-bit AES encryption
Contra
  • No 24-hour support
  • No phone support

Rating

9.3/10
9.2/10
9.1/10
9.2/10

9.2/10

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Security

ZenMate's VPN client encrypts all traffic on any wireless network. The software uses AES encryption. To enable users to surf anonymously, the program uses 300 VPN servers in 30 countries. The IP address of the user is securely concealed and the user is protected against hackers. Because, the Internet provider, who is obliged to store data, only records the IP address of the VPN client and not that of the user. ZenMate does not store user data, either. The program offers tracking and malware protection as well.

Three good versions

There are three premium versions and one free version. The free version is limited in terms of speed, platforms and locations. The premium versions start at $4.99 per month. If the term is shorter than a year, the monthly fee increases accordingly. The user data is perfectly protected in all versions, including the free one. All versions include a 14-day money-back guarantee.

Duration Price
1 year $4.99
6 months $7.49
1 month $7.99

Compatibility

ZenMate's VPN client is available for all Windows and Mac OS X operating systems. It is also compatible with Android and iOS. The apps for mobile devices are very user-friendly. Another positive aspect is that there is no bandwidth throttling. This means that there are no internet restrictions. A simultaneous connection to up to five devices is also possible.

Usability

The installation of ZenMate requires only one click. The registration requires an e-mail address and a password and takes only a few moments. A green symbol shows up when the registration process is completed. ZenMate is very intuitive and user-friendly. Those who choose one of the premium options can pay via PayPal, credit card, UnionPay, instant banking or SEPA bank transfer.

Help and Support

Users can contact the support team via e-mail or contact form. Unfortunately, the support is not available 24 hours a day. ZenMate‘s website offers an extensive FAQ section, which contains detailed information. Here users will find many questions and answers about the VPN client. There are also video tutorials, which offer additional information and help users get acquainted with the software. Phone support is not available.

Summary

The VPN client of ZenMate convinces with high security standards thanks to 256-bit AES encryption. The user's IP address is disguised; the user is well protected against cyber criminals. There are three premium versions as well as a freeware version. The prices are average. Another positive aspect is that there is no bandwidth throttling, which means that the user can use the software without restrictions. The website offers an extensive FAQ section, which contains detailed information.

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