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Comparison of socksifiers

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A socksifier is a software program which can "SOCKS-ify"[1] - make other programs pass through a proxy server by intercepting and modifying their network requests. This article compares a selection of popular socksifiers.

General[edit]

Name Developer Status Based on License Source available
Dante client Inferno Nettverk A/S Active BSD Yes
Proxifier Initex Software Active Proprietary (Shareware) No
ProxyCap Proxy Labs Active Proprietary (Shareware) No
proxychains-ng Active proxychains GPL Yes
SocksCap NEC N/A Proprietary No
SocksCap64 Taro labs Active Proprietary (Freeware) No
Super Socks5Cap Networktunnel Lab Active Proprietary No

Platforms[edit]

The operating systems or virtual machines the socksifiers are designed to run on.

The list is not exhaustive, but rather reflects the most common platforms today.

Name Mac OS X Windows Cygwin BSD Linux Solaris Windows Mobile Android iPhone, iPod Touch
Dante N/A No N/A Yes Yes Yes No No No
Proxifier Yes Yes No No No No No No No
ProxyCap Yes Yes No No No No Yes No No
proxychains-ng N/A No N/A Yes Yes N/A No No No
SocksCap No Yes No No No No No No No
SocksCap64 No Yes No No No No No No No
Super Socks5Cap No Yes No No No No No No No

Proxy protocols and methods[edit]

Name SOCKS4 SOCKS4A SOCKS5 HTTP SSH1 SSH2 Shadowsocks
CONNECT UDP ASSOCIATE CONNECT GET TCP UDP
Dante Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No No No No
Proxifier Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes[note 1] No No No No
ProxyCap Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes[note 1] Yes Yes Yes Yes
proxychains-ng Yes No Yes No Yes No No No No No
SocksCap Yes Yes Yes N/A No No No No No No
SocksCap64 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No No
Super Socks5cap Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes[note 2] Yes[note 2] No No
  1. 1.0 1.1 Only HTTP connections can be proxied.

References[edit]

  1. Zwicky, Elizabeth D.; Cooper, Simon; Chapman, D. Brent (2000). Building Internet Firewalls (2nd ed.). p. 235. ISBN 978-1-56592-871-8. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png

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