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What is a VPN for Mac?
A VPN for Mac is a virtual private network service designed to encrypt your internet traffic on your Mac device. Our Mac VPN boosts your online privacy by hiding your IP address, encrypting your online activity, and protecting you from malware.
Enjoy more internet freedom with 5800+ VPN servers and browse with the world’s fastest VPN service without interruption. Download the NordVPN app from the Mac App Store and go online with peace of mind.
How to set up a VPN on macOS
Improve your macOS security
Easy to set up and use
Hassle-free installation and simple interface. Get our easy-to-use yet powerful VPN app for your Mac and enjoy more privacy online. Just a few clicks, and your data is protected.
Go private instantly
Secure your online traffic in just one click – hit “Quick Connect,” and it will automatically connect you to the best VPN server location for you. Surf online without worrying about being watched or tracked.
Launch on start
Connect to a VPN automatically when you launch the NordVPN app or when your Mac starts up. Secure the internet connection on your Mac laptop without having to think about it.
Security and privacy you can trust
Go fast, stay stable
NordVPN has servers in 60 countries, offering a fast and reliable VPN service wherever you are. NordVPN’s connection speeds are hard to match – all thanks to our advanced VPN protocols.
There are no speed restrictions or bandwidth limits – just free and open internet. Enjoy a full-speed VPN connection without any throttling. Use your favorite streaming services securely, without limitations.
Embrace next-gen encryption
With our revolutionary NordLynx protocol and advanced encryption, you can stay safe on public and other Wi-Fi networks without slowing down your connection.
When it comes to flexibility, you can have it all: use our DNS servers or go with your preferred custom ones. Either way, you can feel safe with NordVPN’s DNS leak protection technology.
App Kill Switch
Don’t risk your data. Select apps to quit if your VPN connection drops and protect data from being leaked over an unsecured internet connection. Available on the OpenVPN macOS app.
The best VPN for Mac and other Apple products
Supported models and macOS versions
NordVPN supports macOS 10.15 Catalina or later (macOS 11 Big Sur, macOS 12 Monterey, and macOS 13 Ventura).
If you’re using macOS 10.12 (macOS Sierra), 10.13 (macOS High Sierra), or 10.14 macOS Mojave, download this version of NordVPN.
The NordVPN app is available on all Mac devices: Mac Mini, Mac Pro, iMac, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro.
Frequently asked questions
Do you need a VPN on a Mac?
On the other hand, if you travel a lot, you may also need a VPN client for your Mac. A VPN lets you change your virtual location and access your favorite content securely. Connect to a VPN server in your home country to catch up on your favorite shows from anywhere.
NordVPN offers many advanced features for your security and privacy, such as Threat Protection and Meshnet. Check out all NordVPN’s features.
How do I use a VPN on Mac?
1. Download the NordVPN app on Mac.
2. Log in to your NordVPN account. Not registered yet? Purchase NordVPN here.
3. Open the app.
4. Click the Quick Connect button, and NordVPN will select the best server for you. If you want to connect to a particular location, click on the country pin on the map or scroll down the server list.
Are free VPNs for a Mac worth it?
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What is the best Mac VPN?
For example, NordVPN offers support for macOS, iOS, Windows, Android, and even Linux. What’s more, you can use NordVPN on six devices at the same time!
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A hassle-free online experience with NordVPN
Hide your location, get a new IP, and enjoy your favorite content securely with a risk-free VPN. Not 100% satisfied? Tell us within 30 days and get a full refund.