CactusVPN App for macOS Updates

CactusVPN 7.4 for macOS

July 21, 2021
  1. We’ve added the WireGuard® VPN Protocol. Now you can switch between IKEv2 and WireGuard protocols.

CactusVPN 7.3 for macOS

May 25, 2021
  1. Improved the “DNS leak protection” feature. Now, you can choose from four types of DNS addresses to use: Cloudflare, CactusVPN, OpenDNS and Google Public DNS.
  2. Changed the “DNS leak protection” default state to ON.
  3. Fixed a bug when DNS addresses were not restored to the default state while you were connected to the Internet via Ethernet.

CactusVPN 7.2 for macOS

April 26, 2021
  1. We have added the possibility to add your preferred VPN servers to favorites and to filter servers by different criteria.
  2. UI/UX improvements of the VPN Server Locations screen.
  3. UI/UX improvements of the installing process.
  4. Performance improvements and minor bug fixes.

CactusVPN 7.1.4 for macOS

December 16, 2020
  1. UI improvements.

CactusVPN 7.1.3 for macOS

December 8, 2020
  1. Fixed a bug when Internet connection was not working after quitting the app with KillSwitch turned on.
  2. UI improvements.

CactusVPN 7.1.2 for macOS

November 25, 2020
  1. Adjusted the app to be compatible with macOS Big Sur.
  2. Performance improvements.

CactusVPN 7.0.8 for macOS

June 11, 2020
  1. GUI design improvements.

CactusVPN 7.0.7 for macOS

June 5, 2020
  1. Fixed the bug: login issue when the KillSwitch is ON.
  2. GUI design improvements.

CactusVPN 7.0.6 for macOS

Mar 16, 2020
  1. Fixed the bug: app was crashing for some users.

CactusVPN 7.0.4 for macOS

Mar 14, 2020
  1. Fixed the bug: app was crashing for some users.
  2. Fixed the bug: the last server from the list of VPN servers was not visible for some users.
  3. Fixed some other minor bugs.

CactusVPN 7.0.2 for macOS

Feb 20, 2020
  1. Fixed the bug: app was crashing for some users.
  2. Fixed the bug: app was requesting to install Helper Tool each time the app was launched.

CactusVPN 7 for macOS

Feb 10, 2020
  1. The sign-in process is much more streamlined. There is a single sign-in screen where you only need to use your CactusVPN account email address and password as credentials. Once you sign in, you get direct access to both our VPN and Smart DNS services.
  2. You can now choose which active service you want to use by default.

CactusVPN 6.5 for macOS

Aug 5, 2019
  1. Because of some new Apple rules, we had to temporarily remove the OpenVPN protocol from the app. At the moment you can use IKEv2 instead – the VPN protocol recommended by Apple.
  2. UI improvements for macOS dark theme.
  3. Fixed the bug: VPN wasn’t connecting for some users.
  4. Fixed the bug: app was crashing for some users.
  5. Fixed the bug: Smart DNS wasn’t enabling automatically if the application was closed.

CactusVPN 6.4 for macOS

Jul 16, 2019
  1. We have added the possibility to switch VPN server without disconnecting from VPN.
  2. Crashlytics update.
  3. Performance improvements.

CactusVPN 6.2.1 for macOS

Jul 26, 2018
  1. Added the possibility to hide the timer from the status bar.
  2. Minor bugs fixing and performance improvements.

CactusVPN 6.1 for macOS

Apr 3, 2018
  1. The app now supports the OpenVPN protocol.

CactusVPN 6.0.2 for macOS

March 13, 2018
  1. Fixing crashing issue and some minor bugs.

CactusVPN 6 for macOS

March 5, 2018
  1. Rewritten the back-end of the app from scratch.
  2. Added IKEv2 VPN protocol.
  3. Removed OpenVPN and L2TP VPN protocols.
  4. Fixed the freezing problem.

CactusVPN 5.3.6 for macOS

December 21, 2017
  1. Performance improvements.

CactusVPN 5.3.5 for macOS

November 15, 2017
  1. Fixing crashing issue.

CactusVPN 5.3.4 for macOS

November 15, 2017
  1. Added the possibility to hide app icon from the dock while the app is active.
  2. Performance improvements.

CactusVPN 5.3.2 for macOS

September 21, 2017
  1. Performance improvements and bug fixes.

CactusVPN 5.3.1 for macOS

August 7, 2017
  1. Fixing crashing issue.

CactusVPN 5.3 for macOS

  1. Added the “Internet Kill Switch” feature. Now you can set up the app to stop the internet traffic if the VPN connection is dropped.
  2. Graphic user interface improvements.
  3. Minor bugs fixes.

CactusVPN 5.2.3 for macOS

  1. Fixing crashing issue.

CactusVPN 5.2.2 for macOS

  1. Fixing crashing issue.

CactusVPN 5.2.1 for macOS

  1. Bugs fixes.

CactusVPN 5.2 for macOS

  1. Upgraded OpenVPN to version 2.4.2.
  2. Moved VPN protocols selection menu to Settings.
  3. Graphic user interface improvements.

CactusVPN 5.1 for macOS

  1. “Sort servers by speed” feature added.
  2. Disable IPv6 on VPN connect and Smart DNS enable.
  3. Added “Save logs” on the sign in screen.
  4. Improved the “Reconnect if VPN connection is dropped” feature.

CactusVPN 5.0.1 for macOS

  1. Fixed missing icon on Finder bar bug.
  2. Fixed remember server on package switch bug.
  3. Fixed sign in screen crashing bug.

CactusVPN 5 for macOS

  1. Graphic user interface redesign.
  2. Remember last used VPN server.
  3. Code improvements.
  4. Fixed Notifications feature bugs.
  5. Fixed Update feature bugs.

CactusVPN 3.0.3 for macOS

  1. Design improvements.

CactusVPN 3.0.1 for macOS

  1. Implemented new API.
  2. Switch between TCP and UDP OpenVPN protocol feature added.
  3. Choose OpenVPN port feature added.
  4. Enable / disable DNS Leak protection feature added.
  5. Redesigned the Smart DNS main screen.
  6. “Website region” feature added.
  7. Notifications feature added.
  8. Design bugs fixes.

CactusVPN 2.0.1 for macOS

  1. Added support for DNS leak.
  2. Added support for Smart DNS.
  3. Design update.
  4. Fixed bug when application could crash on Mavericks.
  5. Multiple small bug fixes.