CactusVPN App for Windows Updates

CactusVPN 6.9.1

MD5 checksum: 6f857ba095e1a420454329e3ec042ab3
September 9, 2021
  1. Performance improvements and minor bug fixes.

CactusVPN 6.9

MD5 checksum: a68377e9de16b92723b1229fb51e454f
July 12, 2021
  1. Upgrade Wintun to v0.12.
  2. Update to .NET Framework 4.8.
  3. Changed the DNS Leak Protection default state to ON.
  4. User interface design improvements.
  5. Performance improvements and minor bug fixes.

CactusVPN 6.8.1

MD5 checksum: 753b559d9aab14c099b5bc851e3d71ae
April 21, 2021
  1. Performance improvements and minor bug fixes.

CactusVPN 6.8

MD5 checksum: 0877ddbeb46ff5ef3aba584c5595a5ff
April 5, 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 Service and VPN Server Locations screens.
  3. Updated .Net to version 4.6.1.
  4. Updated Wintun driver to version 0.10.2.
  5. Performance improvements and minor bug fixes.

CactusVPN 6.7.1

MD5 checksum: 2d3bd1ff956fbfa1620ebb8aefc8097a
February 16, 2021
  1. Performance improvements and minor bug fixes.

CactusVPN 6.7

MD5 checksum: a748f9fe36f6fa0ee5a6312861e1c252
January 19, 2021
  1. Added WireGuard® VPN Protocol. Now you can switch between WireGuard, OpenVPN, IKEv2, SSTP, L2TP and PPTP VPN protocols.
  2. Updated OpenVPN to v2.5
  3. Added Cloudflare to the list of DNS servers you can use with our DNS Leak Protection feature. Now you can choose between CactusVPN, Cloudflare, OpenDNS or Google Public DNS servers.
  4. Performance improvements and minor bug fixes.

CactusVPN 6.6

MD5 checksum: 9f57e1a4994dbdbe74974d55af874a87
November 3, 2020
  1. Added VPN obfuscation through obfsproxy – a way to hide your VPN traffic (OpenVPN traffic, to be exact) from ISPs and government surveillance agencies that use DPI. It will wrap all OpenVPN data in an obfuscation layer to stop them from detecting it.
  2. You can now choose the Encryption Cipher and HMAC Authentication you want to use with the OpenVPN protocol.

CactusVPN 6.5.1

MD5 checksum: 7065d7adc083c647e94343d2a56a3521
October 5, 2020
  1. Performance improvements and minor bug fixes.

CactusVPN 6.5

MD5 checksum: 0c96460beff937c6d92ba8a9b1555825
August 17, 2020
  1. Improved the way the app works with IPv6.
  2. Improved the way the app is closed at Windows restart/shutdown.
  3. Displaying current IP address and geo-location on the VPN screen.
  4. Performance improvements and minor bug fixes.

CactusVPN 6.4.1

MD5 checksum: D495AC9566FEFE4652F9866144159573
April 9, 2020
  1. Fixed a bug when Smart DNS was having problems with some network cards.

CactusVPN 6.4

MD5 checksum: 485EAF9BE27A9C4F7A6FD4CBD1BC3B59
February 20, 2020
  1. User interface and performance improvements.
  2. Fixed some minor bugs.

CactusVPN 6.3.2

MD5 checksum: CD273B53508BDC63D881D17C6DAF48EF
January 9, 2020
  1. Fixed some minor bugs.

CactusVPN 6.3.1

MD5 checksum: B7BBD4CCB16D72C1A8143F0B700F8761
December 20, 2019
  1. Fixed a bug when the app was crashing if the Internet connection was down.

CactusVPN 6.3

MD5 checksum: 8F4F789C1A5BBDF166B986D5AE97A46E
December 17, 2019
  1. We overhauled the update module for the application. With the new 6.3 version, future updates will take place much faster, and the whole process will be more stable.
  2. We did some code refactoring to improve the performance of the Windows app. Expect a much smoother experience from now on.

CactusVPN 6.2.1

MD5 checksum: 129c1a8a12c1a656ef906d0933052527
December 3, 2019
  1. Performance improvements.

CactusVPN 6.2

MD5 checksum: 5EE3ACBDE46666F58F50ED14F5F6A291
September 24, 2019
  1. We have added the possibility to switch VPN server without disconnecting from VPN.
  2. Performance improvements and minor bug fixes.

CactusVPN 6.1

MD5 checksum: CD624ED0BBE4A0695B79CC19F732B925
March 4, 2019
  1. Added support for both x32 and x64 systems.
  2. Application supports .NET 4.6 version.
  3. Log structure optimization.
  4. UX improvements.
  5. Minor bug fixes and performance improvements.

CactusVPN 6

MD5 checksum: 516FF9A3C88EEC9B5EDB6FB6ADCC02C6
January 21, 2019
  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. Improved DNS leak prevention feature. We’ve added more options for you. Now, you can choose from three types of DNS addresses to use: CactusVPN DNS, OpenDNS and Google Public DNS.
  3. You can now choose which active service you want to use by default.
  4. New performance improvements have been made, and we also fixed some bugs (non-threatening).

CactusVPN 5.4.1

MD5 checksum: 3ddd64e1223e32e23f1f0eb849fa4ecc
June 19, 2018
  1. Performance improvements and functionality bugs fixes.

CactusVPN 5.4

MD5 checksum: 26c07dcb5c7563f820409e35ab166c67
December 22, 2017
  1. Kill Switch feature improvements.
  2. Fixed design issues when user sets the text size in Windows at 125% and bigger.
  3. Performance improvements and functionality bugs fixes.

CactusVPN 5.3.1

September 7, 2017
  1. Functionality bug fixes.

CactusVPN 5.3

September 6, 2017
  1. Added IKEv2 VPN Protocol.
  2. Fixed the “Application always runs at startup” bug.
  3. Improved the Kill Switch feature.
  4. Fixed the “TAP driver failing to install at software update” issue.
  5. Minor functionality bug fixes.

CactusVPN 5.2.1

  1. Improved the “Kill Switch” feature.
  2. Fixed the “Application always runs at startup” bug.
  3. Minor functionality bug fixes.

CactusVPN 5.2

  1. Added the “Kill Switch” feature. Now you can set up the app to stop the internet traffic if the VPN connection is dropped.
  2. Fixed the “Run at start-up” feature on 32-bit version of Windows 10.
  3. Minor functionality bug fixes.

CactusVPN 5.1

  1. Upgraded OpenVPN to version 2.4.2.
  2. Moved VPN protocols selection menu to Settings.
  3. Graphic user interface improvements.
  4. Minor functionality bug fixes.

CactusVPN 5.0.1

  1. Added the possibility to group servers by country when sorting by speed.
  2. Fixed wrong order bug when sorting servers by speed.
  3. GUI improvements.
  4. Minor functionality bug fixes.

CactusVPN 5

  1. Graphic user interface redesign.
  2. Code improvements.
  3. Functional bug fixes.

CactusVPN 4.7.1

  1. Fixed the “DNS leak protection switcher” bug.

CactusVPN 4.7.0

  1. Disable IPv6 on VPN connect and Smart DNS enable;
  2. Fixed “crashing on Windows XP” bug;
  3. Fixed the “app killer not killing Chrome browser” bug;
  4. Smart DNS improvements;
  5. Design improvements.

CactusVPN 4.6.0

  1. “Save Logs” button added to the status bar;
  2. Redesigned the “Info” tab and renamed it to “Support”;
  3. Added the possibility to submit a support ticket;
  4. Added the “Smart DNS Status” link to Support.

CactusVPN 4.5.1

  1. SSTP bug on Windows 8.1 fixed.
  2. IPv6 bug fixed.

CactusVPN 4.5.0

  1. Sorting VPN servers by ping feature added;
  2. Sorting Smart DNS servers by ping feature added;
  3. Upgraded OpenVPN Lib (2.3.9) and TAP Driver (9.9/9.21);
  4. Redesigned the Smart DNS main screen;
  5. Improved the notification feature;
  6. Improved the connection and re-connection feature;
  7. Improved the installation and the update processes;
  8. Minor design optimizations;
  9. Minor bugs fixed.

CactusVPN 4.4.2

  1. Switching “Website region” bug fixed.

CactusVPN 4.4.1

  1. Improved Enable/Disable Smart DNS button behavior;
  2. Bug Fix: Application Killer wrong behavior;
  3. Bug Fixed: Resume VPN Connection after Sleep or Hibernate mode;
  4. Other minor bugs fixed.

CactusVPN 4.4.0

  1. Option to choose between TCP or UDP protocols for your OpenVPN connection;
  2. Option to choose between 443, 555, 992 or 1194 ports for your OpenVPN connection;
  3. DNS leak protection feature added;
  4. Software checks if Proxy is enabled;
  5. Smart DNS settings screen was improved;
  6. Other minor improvements;
  7. Minor design optimization;
  8. Minor bugs fixed.

CactusVPN 4.3.0

  1. Update process improved
  2. Added “Reconnect if connection drops” feature for Windows 8.1 users
  3. User interface improvements
  4. Minor bugs fixed

CactusVPN 4.2.0

  1. Added SSTP protocol to almost all servers.
  2. Improved “Websites region” behavior.
  3. Added news notifications.
  4. Added invoices notifications.
  5. Minor design optimizations.

CactusVPN 4.1.0

  1. Implemented MUI.
  2. Set localhost as IPv6 DNS if IPv6 is enabled.
  3. Optimization for cases when 2 NIC are connected.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

CactusVPN 4.0.1

  1. Added Smart DNS services.
  2. Redesigned the sign in screen. VPN and Smart DNS have separate sign in tabs.
  3. Added the new CactusVPN logo and applied the new colors.
  4. Update bug fixed.
  5. “Reconnection Attempts” and “Redial TimeOut” were removed.
  6. Added “Connect VPN on Sign in” feature that creates a connection with last successful settings.
  7. Minor optimizations.
  8. Minor bug fixes.

CactusVPN 3.0.2

  1. Bug fixed: “Run on Windows start up” was not working in Windiws 8 x64.
  2. Bug fixed: Message “.Net 3.5 missing” is displayed on some computers.
  3. Minor optimizations.

CactusVPN 3.0.1

  1. Bug fixed: “Run on Windows start up” was not working in Windows 8.
  2. Bug fixed: Update was not working in version CactusVPN Software 3.0.0.
  3. Minor optimizations.

CactusVPN Software 3.0.0

  1. Graphical user interface redesign.
  2. User interface optimizations.
  3. Remove spaces, tabs and other heterogeneous symbols in username and password (even on copy/paste).
  4. Optimization: Added the possibility to sign in by using the “Enter” button from the keyboard.
  5. Optimization: While connected, “Save logs” button becomes inactive.
  6. Fixed bug: While connected, some controls were not disabled.
  7. Fixed bug: MessageForm flickering issue was solved.
  8. Update procedure optimized and update bugs fixed.
  9. Fixed bug: After remote update, the password contain a huge number of stars.
  10. Other minor bugs fixed and minor optimizations.

CactusVPN Software 2.0.3

  1. Log out button must become inactive while a connection is in progress or if the connection is active.
  2. Fixed bug: Application Management: the list application Running status is always “No”.
  3. Fixed bug: Application Management: on CactusVPN app restart, all applications from list are shutdown.
  4. Other minor bugs fixed and optimizations.

CactusVPN Software 2.0.2

  1. New feature: SSTP protocol Added.
  2. New feature: CactusVPN software remember in offline last used connection (server and protocol) and activate it after sign in, if the loaded package allows the respective server and protocol.
  3. Some connection log optimizations.
  4. Optimization: The application works on all stations with any of .Net 4.0, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0 framework installed.
  5. Bug fixed: Some Servers appear twice in the list of servers.
  6. Bug fixed: SSTP appears in the list of protocols even if the server does not contain SSTP connection type.
  7. Bug fixed: The application does not work on some station with .Net 4.0 only installed.
  8. Bug fixed: Debug Level is always active. It must be active only if the OpenVPN protocol is selected.
  9. Other minor bugs fixed and minor optimizations.

CactusVPN Software 2.0.1

  1. New feature: App killer – Close all applications selected by User, on disconnect by error or on link lost (this option works in any case excepting the situation when the connection is closed by the User).
  2. New feature: Implement the option to re-launch applications when a connection is re-established.
  3. Bug fixed: In Win7, after Windows+D minimization, is not possible to maximize by double clicking on Starter.
  4. Installer update: Uninstall previous version before installing a new one.
  5. Other minor optimizations.