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Home Page Release Notes Screen Shots License:
Shareware; €12.95

Current Version: (July 7, 2010)

Shimo is an inexpensive VPN client for the Mac. Features include:

  • Supports Multiple Services (Cisco, OpenVPN, IPSec, PPTP, L2TP, SSH...)
  • Advanced Notification System (growl, AppleScript, Speech...)
  • Secure Storage of Passwords in Apple's Keychain
  • Automatic (Re-)Connection on Wakeup, Network-Changes, etc.
  • Global Shortcuts for fast Connection/Disconnection

Version adds/changes the following:

  • Fixes a bug that could crash Shimo on launch.

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Related Links

For an interesting and objective third-party view of Apple's networking technology - from MacTCP through Open Transport and beywond - Peter Sichel's Sustainable Softworks page is unparalleled.

Also Consider . . .

These are applications that are newer and of potential interest, but which I haven't yet selected for permanent inclusion. Have a look, and let me know if you think they deserve to be part of the permanent collection!