An extremely simple yet fast and modern FREE VPN tool

WireGuard for Mac

WireGuard for Mac

  -  Freeware
WireGuard for Mac is a lightweight and secure FREE VPN protocol that provides a streamlined networking solution for home users and professionals seeking enhanced privacy and security.

Featuring state-of-the-art cryptography and more performant operation than all of its current peers, this software solution to safe networking allows users of all knowledge levels to fully secure their online operations, anonymize browsing, securely transfer data, access geo-restricted content, and prevent unauthorized monitoring from ISPs, governments, and website tracker services.

The direct competition to this online service is VPN protocols such as IKEv2/IPSec and OpenVPN. While those services are popular and accessible via a diverse list of VPN apps, WireGuard distinguishes itself by its streamlined operation, guaranteed reliability, and access to many advanced services such as simple configuration, easy deployment of SHH, and even full support for IP address roaming.

All in all, this protocol enables users to easily deploy custom VPN networks that are hardened by military-grade encryption and which can function with any speed, network configuration, and advanced security measure imaginable. All of that is accessible from a simple-to-use client dashboard that can be deployed not only on home, school, or enterprise hardware but also on large servers.

Key Features
  • Efficient and Lightweight – Designed from the ground up to be lightweight and efficient, resulting in faster connection speeds and reduced resource usage.
  • Strong Security – The app employs a wide array of modern cryptographic protocols to establish secure VPN connections.
  • Easy Configuration – Take full advantage of the simplified configuration process, making it easy for users of all technical levels to set up and manage VPN connections.
  • Cross-Platform Compatibility - Available on multiple platforms, allowing users to seamlessly connect their Mac to other devices.
  • Free Access – Developed in an open environment for free use by all its users.
How to Use

This app promotes easy use on all its target platforms (Windows, Linux, and Mac), but due to its open-source development approach, the users are often left to fend for themselves without access to professional customer support.

The app is lightweight and fast for use, featuring only 4 thousand lines of code powering its ambitious and efficient network protocol operation, which is several dozen times less than what is found in competing solutions such as OpenVPN. This enables seasoned users to personally audit the source code and make sure everything is configured as expected.

User Interface

The app features a single dashboard screen where users can add their VPN tunnel configuration presets, get real-time data about established connections, and more. While this is a much lighter approach than competing VPN protocol solutions, it gets the job done often with increased performance and less strain on network processing hardware.


What is WireGuard for Mac?
WireGuard is a macOS app that provides a lightweight and secure VPN solution, allowing users to establish encrypted connections for enhanced privacy and security.

Is it safe?
Yes, this app prioritizes user safety and employs modern cryptographic protocols to ensure secure VPN connections.

What Cryptographic protocols are supported?
The app fully supports noise protocol framework, Curve25519, ChaCha20, Poly1305, BLAKE2, SipHash24, HKDF, and secure trusted constructions, with an option for developers to add support for their custom protocols.


OpenVPN - A widely-used open-source VPN solution known for its robust security features and flexibility.

Shadowsocks - A free secure socks5 proxy, designed to protect your Internet traffic.

ExpressVPN for Mac - Create a high-performance Virtual Private Network and hide your IP address!


This app is completely FREE to use. It features no hidden premium unlocks, subscriptions, or in-app ads.

System Requirements

This VPN app is compatible with all modern versions of macOS. It does not require any specific hardware requirements.

  • Lightweight and efficient performance.
  • Strong security with modern cryptographic protocols.
  • Easy configuration and management.
  • Cross-platform compatibility.
  • Free and open source.
  • Limited advanced features compared to some commercial VPN solutions.
  • Less user-friendly for beginners.
Also Available: Download WireGuard for Windows

What's new in this version:

WireGuard 1.0.16
- Small bug fixes.

WireGuard 1.0.15
- Fixes for small bugs, and better on-demand handling.