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Download Private Internet Access 2.4 Build 05574

Private Internet Access

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What's new in this version:

Private Internet Access 2.4 Build 05574
- Windows hardware acceleration now uses Direct3D 11 instead of OpenGL
- PIA on Windows now requires Windows 8 or later
- Split tunnel app rules on Linux now also split DNS traffic
- Routed packets on Linux are now protected by the PIA killswitch (includes most containers and VMs)


Private Internet Access 2.3.1 Build 05354
- Fixed a possible daemon crash on macOS when split tunnel was enabled
- Fixed dependency issues on some Linux distributions
- Detect additional graphics drivers for automatic safe graphics mode on Windows


Private Internet Access 2.3.0 Build 05344
- Next Generation network is now the default
- Added the Connection tile
- Updated Qt to 5.15.0
- Fixed several issues relating to installation or uninstallation on Windows in Safe Mode
- Fixed an issue causing a memory leak on some Windows systems when Windows suspends pia-client to save power
- Fixed DNS routing issues with split tunnel on Linux systems not using systemd-resolved


Private Internet Access 2.2.2 Build 05198
- Fixed an issue causing high CPU usage on some Linux systems
- Fixed an issue causing WireGuard to disconnect in some cases using split tunnel with All Other Apps set to Bypass


Private Internet Access 2.2.1 Build 05193
- Split tunnel is now supported with WireGuard
- Geo-located regions are supported
- The PIA Next Generation network is now in preview
- Added Built-in Resolver option to Name Servers setting
- Removed Handshake testnet resolver from Name Servers setting (testnet no longer exists, hnsd does not support mainnet)
- Added 'requestportforward' option to 'piactl get/set' to control port forwarding setting
- Improved DNS leak protection compatibility with macOS 10.15.4 and later
- Improved compatibility of split tunnel on Windows with other WFP callout drivers
- Fixed an issue preventing IP split tunnel rules from being disabled on Windows in some cases
- Fixed layout of the killswitch warning in some translations
- Changed title of windowed dashboard to "Private Internet Access"
- The regions list keeps its scroll position as latencies are updated
- Diagnostic improvements in debug reports
- (2.2.1) Fixed an issue on Windows causing the PIA service to crash when connecting with some Split Tunnel configurations


Private Internet Access 2.2.0 Build 05190
- Change log not available for this version


Private Internet Access 2.1.0 Build 04977
- Split tunnel "bypass" rules can be created for IP addresses and subnets
- WireGuard now supports network roaming on Mac in addition to Windows and Linux
- New piactl commands to log in and log out - 'piactl login', 'piactl logout'
- New piactl command to enable killswitch and/or VPN connections without using the graphical client - 'piactl background'
- Fixed an issue that prevented WireGuard from connecting on Windows if the computer had been shut off unexpectedly
- Fixed an issue on some Linux resolvconf systems that could block DNS incorrectly when using WireGuard


Private Internet Access 2.0.2 Build 04704
- Improved handling of several Mac applications with split tunnel, such as Mail and Calendar
- Split tunnel on Linux attempts to mount net_cls automatically if it's not mounted (as on Fedora)
- The WireGuard connectivity timeout is customizable
- Improved support for IPv6 networks when the Allow LAN setting is enabled
- Fixed an issue that prevented Use Existing DNS from working on some Mac systems
- Fixed an issue causing WireGuard to take a long time to connect on some Windows systems
- Updated Qt to 5.12.8
- Updated OpenVPN to 2.4.9
- Updated OpenSSL to 1.1.1g
- Security improvements


Private Internet Access 2.0.1 Build 04518
- Fixed long DNS resolution times on Windows on some systems


Private Internet Access 2.0 Build 04513
- WireGuard is now supported as a connection method
- WireGuard on Windows requires Windows 8 or later
- Some settings are not yet supported with WireGuard - split tunnel, port forwarding, and proxy
- Fixed the Mail app on Windows 10 with split tunnel (shares an app family with Calendar)
- Fixed terminal emulator support for Terminator and other terminals on Linux
- VPN IP and forwarded port appear more quickly than in 1.8
- Improved reliability of support tool submissions
- Security improvements


Private Internet Access 1.8.0 Build 04193
- Split tunnel apps can be configured to use the VPN only or to bypass the VPN
- The default behavior can be set to "Bypass VPN" to use the VPN only for specific apps
- Fixed TCP localhost connections for split tunnel apps on Windows
- Fixed split tunnel for Mac apps that bind to specific ports
- Fixed focus behavior on Mac when closing windows with the keyboard
- Fixed LAN routing problems when split tunnel is enabled on Linux
- Improved reliability of the port forwarding feature
- Updated Qt to 5.12.6
- Updated OpenVPN to 2.4.8
- Updated OpenSSL to 1.1.1d
- Updated TAP adapter to 9.24.2 on Windows


Private Internet Access 1.7.0 Build 03949
- The Shadowsocks proxy setting can be used to redirect the VPN connection through a Shadowsocks region
- Added the 'piactl monitor' command
- Added the 'connectionstate' type to 'piactl get'
- Improved firewall rules on Linux to mitigate CVE-2019-14899 on affected distributions
- Improved handling of crashes caused by graphics drivers on Windows
- Fixed an issue preventing apps from being selected for App Exclusions on macOS 10.15
- Fixed an issue causing Windows 10 1507 / LTSB 2015 to restart on shutdown


Private Internet Access 1.6.1 Build 03773
- Change log not available for this version


Private Internet Access 1.6.0 Build 03756
- VPN Snooze allows temporarily disconnecting the VPN connection
- Added "piactl" - a command-line interface to control the client
- Connection loss is detected more quickly
- Fixed issues in the App Exclusions feature that could occur when switching network connections
- App Exclusions supports macOS 10.12
- Fixed detection of the iptables version for some Linux distributions
- App Exclusions is improved for listening sockets on Linux
- The dashboard repositions correctly if the screen resolution changes on macOS
- Fixed an issue that could cause long delays when the client starts on login
- Security improvements


Private Internet Access 1.5.1 Build 03605
- Added a "Help" link to the App Exclusions feature in Settings


Private Internet Access 1.5 Build 03584
- Split tunneling allows applications to bypass the VPN using the App Exclusions feature
- Excluded applications bypass the VPN and connect directly to the Internet
- Windows: This feature currently requires Windows 7 SP1. Support for Windows Store apps requires Windows 10


Private Internet Access 1.4 Build 03180
- Support connecting via SOCS5 proxy
- Minor translation fix for French
- Minor firewall rule fix on Windows


Private Internet Access 1.3.3 Build 02880
- Support both DHCP-based configuration (like 1.2.1) and static configuration (like 1.3.1) on Windows
- Update Handshake to fix linkage on some Linux distributions and with an additional seed


Private Internet Access 1.3.2 Build 02865
- Use DHCP-based configuration of the TAP adapter on Windows


Private Internet Access 1.3.1 Build 02863
- Fixed issues on Windows when the TAP adapter name contained non-ASCII characters
- Fixed minor translation issues


Private Internet Access 1.3 Build 02842
- Change log not available for this version


Private Internet Access 1.2.1 Build 02688
- Fixed an issue causing the VPN to stay connected when logging out of the OS


Private Internet Access 1.2.0 Build 02681
- Change log not available for this version


Private Internet Access 1.1.1 Build 02545
- Change log not available for this version


Private Internet Access 1.0.2 Build 02363
- Added option to disable accelerated graphics to fix stability issues


Private Internet Access 1.0.1 Build 02349
- Added screen reader account
- Avoid assuming IPv6 is present
- Bring the app to the front if relaunched while running
- Avoid insecure directories
- Made tray icon more robust
- Fixed window title on installer
- Fixed rare crash in logging


Private Internet Access 1.0
- Added Quick Tour displayed on first run


Private Internet Access 0.82

- Updated OpenVPN to 2.4.6
- Updated OpenSSL to 1.1.0h
- Added support to AES-128-GCM and AES-256-GCM cipher algorithms
- Set AES-128-GCM as the default encryption cipher
- Added translations for new region names
- Updated nwjs to 0.32.1 nightly (fixes keyboard navigation issue)
- Fixed a bug that prevented the client from trying to reconnect
- Fixed a bug where latency for auto region would sometimes be inaccurate
- Remove tool tip and make connection status available as a menu item instead (for consistency across platforms)
- Fixed bug where system Ruby interferred with app
- Force user to manually shutdown app when upgrading


Private Internet Access 0.81
- Improved disconnected notification text when killswitch is enabled
- Link to manual instructions when debug log submission fails
- Added a link to the sign up page
- Added translations for new region names
- Added links to our youtube and reddit pages in "About Private Internet Access"
- Changed support links to our new Support Portal
- Windows: Improved reliability of the killswitch feature
- Windows: Added a setting to allow local network access when killswitch is enabled
- Windows: Fix an erroneous Windows Defender virus alert


Private Internet Access 0.79
- Change log not available for this version


Private Internet Access 0.78
- Change log not available for this version


Private Internet Access 0.77
- Change log not available for this version


Private Internet Access 0.75
- Change log not available for this version


Private Internet Access 0.74
- Change log not available for this version


Private Internet Access 0.73
- Change log not available for this version


Private Internet Access 0.72
- Change log not available for this version


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