July 26, 2010 in Networks and FTP (F)
[prMac.com] Sydney, Australia - SparkLabs has released version 1.1 of Viscosity, a free update to its OpenVPN client for Mac OS X. Viscosity features a rich Cocoa graphical user interface for creating, editing, and controlling VPN connections, providing a complete OpenVPN solution for Leopard (Mac OS 10.5) and Snow Leopard (Mac OS 10.6) and does not require any additional downloads or software.
Version 1.1 includes many new enhancements: Token/Smartcard (PKCS#11) Support; the ability to run AppleScript scripts when a connection connects/disconnects; IPv6 support, a GUI editor for DNS servers/domains, WINS support, updated TUN/TAP drivers; and much more.
OpenVPN provides a powerful and secure VPN platform, which Viscosity makes available for the Mac. Viscosity allows connections to be completely configured through a GUI, without any need to know how to use the command-line or OpenVPN's configuration file syntax. Advanced users still have full manual control over configuration options if desired. As well as connection configuration, Viscosity also provides a global menu for quick connection/disconnection, as well as a details window containing connection information, statistics, and traffic graphs.
Feature highlights include:
* Cocoa GUI
* Designed for Leopard & Snow Leopard
* Keychain integration
* Connection details and graph
* Traffic statistics
* Multiple simultaneous connections
* Growl integration
* Preconfigure ability for enterprise use
* Supports OpenVPN 2.0.9 and 2.1
* Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or later
* Intel or PowerPC Mac
Pricing and Availability:
Viscosity 1.1 is $9.00 (USD) for single license and available as a full featured 30 day trial download. Site and Volume discount licenses are also available.
SparkLabs is an Australian based software business, specializing in developing usable and innovative products for the Mac and iPhone. Copyright 2010, SparkLabs. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and Mac OS X are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.