Astrill is a new VPN provider that is specially designed to bypass the Chinese Great Internet Firewall. It is different from others, because you really just download it, install it and run it, and it will work out of the box. NO need to set proxy manually or whatsoever.
Servers provided by Astrill are located in the United States and the United Kingdom. Thus, can be used to unblock many geo-restricted services such as Hulu or Pandora.
Astrill main features
- You can access the Internet from any place at any time
- You can enjoy privacy with an encrypted connection
- View both HTTP and HTTPS (SSL) websites anonymously
- Provides lightning-fast web surfing
- Works with Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Chrome, Opera
The nicest feature is that it does not require any connection configuration. You really just download it, install it and run it, and it will work out of the box. NO need to set proxy manually or whatsoever.
Also, Astrill manages to provide the speeds needed to watch videos at sites like Hulu or Youtube HD videos without buffering issues.
The software is currently offered as a version for the Windows operating system. A Mac, Linux and the mobile version is following shortly according to the developers.
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How to install and use Astrill
The second test was that I tried to access and watch Hulu. It worked smoothly.
To sum up, Astrill is an excellent hide IP tool remarkable by its simplicity and effectiveness.