A VPN for Mac encrypts the traffic on your computer to keep it concealed. When you connect to a VPN server, it hides your IP address behind one from the location you’ve chosen. This masks your real location, stopping third parties and internet spies from seeing where you are.
The VPN also sends your traffic through an encrypted tunnel layered in code. This secure code masks your online habits, so it stops anyone looking at your connection from tracking your history — whether that’s your ISP, a government official, or even a nasty cybercrook. Everything you do stays securely locked away, including what you’re searching, watching, or buying online.
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Macbooks, iPhones, and other Apple products have a reputation for their powerful, built-in security — but this isn’t the actual reality.
Apple has had data breaches. iCloud has been hacked. Your device regularly sends your usage data to Apple. Your ISP, the authorities, and websites still track your online activities.
Get CyberGhost VPN to enhance your privacy on macOS. When you connect to one of our global servers, your internet connection is encrypted and your real IP address is masked. No unwanted third parties can intercept your traffic and see what you’re up to on your Mac.
It’s risk-free to test every feature for yourself with the 45-day money-back guarantee and see why CyberGhost VPN is the best Mac VPN in 2024.
CyberGhost VPN supports the below macOS versions:
CyberGhost VPN works with all macOS, iOS, and tvOS devices, including:
CyberGhost VPN has one of the biggest Mac VPN networks, with our state-of-the-art VPN servers in 100 countries.
It’s quick and easy to connect to the best available server. The Mac VPN app automatically connects you to the fastest server nearby — or you can manually choose one from our servers list (the load percentage is displayed in the VPN app). You can also save servers to your Favorites list.
CyberGhost VPN even has streaming and downloading-optimized servers, which have been reserved solely for these activities. We test the optimized servers daily to ensure you get ultra-fast speeds and smooth connections to Netflix, Disney+, Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max, YouTube TV, and more.
Not all Mac VPNs are compatible with all Apple products. Even fewer work with both Apple and non-Apple devices.
However, CyberGhost’s Apple VPN is compatible with all macOS and iOS devices (including MacBook, iMac, iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch).
We also have VPN apps for Windows, Android, Linux, Android TV, and Amazon Smart TV Stick. You can set up the Smart DNS feature to use CyberGhost VPN for Apple TV, Smart TV, or game console (like PlayStation, Xbox, or Nintendo Switch).
A single CyberGhost VPN subscription supports up to 7 gadgets at the same time. You can even share your subscription with family and friends! Everyone can safely browse, stream, download, and game on their own device.
Sluggish gameplay and ISP interruptions are no fun, especially when you’re mid-battle on League of Legends. Get the best gaming VPN and keep playing with CyberGhost!
CyberGhost VPN has a worldwide, high-speed server network, with plenty of locations to choose from. That means reliable and lag-free gaming every time, no matter where you take your Mac. Every server has unlimited bandwidth, so unlike your ISP, we won’t cut you off if you’ve been gaming too long.
Connect to gaming-optimized servers to boost your performance even more! Our VPN automatically reroutes your traffic through low-ping servers with super-fast speeds designed for the best gameplay on Mac.
Some VPNs can bog down your Mac, which causes slow page loading, long download times, and buffering videos.
CyberGhost VPN never slows you down! We have ultra-fast VPN servers with all high-traffic locations using 10-Gbps servers.
We provide unlimited bandwidth to browse, stream, and download as much as you want. We also encrypt your connection to stop your ISP from monitoring your activities and potentially throttling your speeds.
What you do on your Mac is entirely your business, no one else’s. So why leave your data up for grabs? ISPs, websites, cybercriminals — they’re all tracking your online habits. CyberGhost VPN puts a stop to that.
We uphold a strict No Logs policy, so we don’t track, store, or share anything about your connection. Our RAM-based servers can’t physically store data, so they’re wiped after every reboot. Even if anyone wants your information, we have nothing to show.
CyberGhost VPN also takes your privacy one step further with an automatic Kill Switch. This leak-proof protection feature keeps your traffic private if anything ever interrupts your connection. Your data stays in your hands only.
You can’t always rely on your Mac’s built-in security. Not only has Apple had data breaches in the past, but the company can’t protect you from cyber surveillance, online snoopers, or cybercriminals.
Get CyberGhost Mac VPN for extra peace of mind. We safeguard your connection with uncrackable 256-bit AES encryption and the most secure VPN protocols on the planet (WireGuard®, IKEv2, and OpenVPN). The Mac VPN app even comes with a content blocker to block DNS domains used for ads, trackers, and malware.
If your VPN connection is ever disrupted, the Kill Switch immediately blocks all internet traffic until you’re safely reconnected.
Mac VPNs are often treated as an afterthought to Windows, but we designed a fully customizable VPN for Mac.
Set up the Smart Rules feature to customize your Mac VPN connection and trigger CyberGhost VPN in certain scenarios.
Wi-Fi Rules lets you choose when to automatically launch CyberGhost VPN (like on unsecured free Wi-Fi hotspots). Startup Rules lets you choose a specific location to automatically connect to upon startup.
You get to call the shots with CyberGhost VPN.
When you connect to a VPN server, you usually share an IP address with everyone else who’s connected.
Get a Dedicated IP with CyberGhost VPN and go the extra mile for your online privacy. Also known as a static IP, a Dedicated IP is your own personal IP address. It’s exclusive to you and it’s always the same (so you don’t have to deal with annoying CAPTCHA tests anymore).
Your Dedicated IP is provided via a random token, so there are absolutely zero links to your CyberGhost VPN account. We’ll have no idea who is using what IP address.
CyberGhost has a dedicated macOS VPN app you can download straight to your computer. All you need to do is log in and connect to a server to start browsing more anonymously.
You can also set up CyberGhost VPN manually on macOS if you’d prefer not to use the app. Our VPN only supports the OpenVPN protocol on Mac if configuring the connection manually. Follow the simple step-by-step below to get started.
We’ll show you how to set up CyberGhost VPN on your Mac (spoiler alert: it’s easy). Upgrade your online privacy and security now!
Customer Support is also available 24/7 via live chat or email. Contact us in English, French, German, or Romanian.
Yes, you should use a VPN on your Mac and, ideally, keep it turned on all the time. A VPN for your Mac lets you browse with increased privacy by masking your IP address and real location.
A Mac VPN also keeps you safe from cyber attacks on unsecured networks, like public Wi-Fi. The VPN encrypts the internet traffic coming from your Mac device, so it becomes unreadable to cybercriminals.
To ensure your VPN is working properly on your Mac, you can check your IP address before and after connecting to it.
Start by turning off your VPN. Then type “what is my IP address” into Google, and note your current IP address. Alternatively, use our IP checker page for quick results.
Next, turn on your VPN and connect to a server location. Check your IP address in the VPN app or with our IP checker page. Last, compare the two IP addresses. If the IP address you see is different from the one you first noted, your VPN is working like a charm on your Mac.
To turn off your VPN on Mac, open your VPN app and select Disconnect. Keep in mind that while many VPN apps use Disconnect, you might come across some apps that use alternative terms like Stop or Off.
To turn off your VPN through the Mac operating system, go to the menu bar and turn on Show VPN Status. Last, turn off VPN connection from the menu bar.
The most secure VPN service for your Mac in 2024 should provide advanced security features designed to protect your digital life. Choose a VPN that prioritizes a No Logs policy, RAM-only servers, Kill Switch, and independent audits.
CyberGhost VPN has it all and more. Get the best VPN app designed specifically for Mac and test it risk-free with our 45-day money-back guarantee.
Yes, using a VPN for Mac is legal in most parts of the world. Individual people, governments, and corporations use VPNs to protect sensitive information and thwart cyber attacks.
That said, it's always best to check local laws and regulations before traveling to a new country. Note: We don’t condone using CyberGhost VPN to break the law. Illegal activity is still illegal, even if you’re under the protection of a VPN.
If your VPN service has a dedicated app for iOS, you can easily use your Mac VPN on your iPhone too.
CyberGhost VPN has apps specifically designed to work flawlessly on Mac and iOS devices. Our user-friendly VPN service is also compatible with Windows and Android devices, plus Amazon Fire Stick TV and Android TV.
Get CyberGhost VPN on your router to cover every device on your home Wi-Fi network. That way, you can watch shows with your Smart TV, Apple TV, or even your game console.
Yes, but it’s barely noticeable with a fast VPN. CyberGhost VPN has been designed to mitigate speed loss with unlimited bandwidth and powerful 10 Gbps servers around the globe to prevent server overcrowding. We also offer the blazing-fast WireGuard® protocol on all VPN apps.
With a first-class fleet of servers in 100 countries, we give you blazing-fast speeds and unlimited bandwidth. No more buffering, ISP throttling, or proxy errors with our VPN connection.
The 26 MONTH plan includes the biggest savings and is fully refundable for 45 days.
This deal offers the biggest savings and is fully refundable for 45 days!
The 26 MONTH plan includes the biggest savings and is fully refundable for 45 days.
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