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Detailed List of Proxifier Features and Specifications

Operating Systems and Hardware Requirements
Proxy Servers
Proxy Chains
Client Applications
Flexible Configuration
Configuration Deployment and Management
User Interface and Interaction
Logs and Troubleshooting
License Control
Support and Documentation
Development and Copyrights


Operating Systems and Hardware Requirements

  • Windows (32- and 64-bit) XP, Vista, 7.
  • Windows Server (32- and 64-bit) 2003, 2008, 2012.
  • Windows (32- and 64-bit) 8, 10 Desktop applications only.
  • Windows 8, 10 Windows Store (Metro) applications.
  • Proxifier for Mac OS X is available.
  • IA-32 or x86_64 processor family. Legacy version for PowerPC G3, G4 and G5 is available (Mac).
  • 10 MB of free disk space.
  • TCP/IP network.



  • Installation pack in a single exe-file (3.5 MB approx.)
  • Installation requires administrator rights. Can be run from any user after that.
  • Silent (unattended) mode support.
  • All Proxifier binaries are signed with Initex digital certificate issued by a trusted root CA.
  • Special Portable Edition does not need installation and can be run from a removable media.
  • Custom installation packs (MSI, ZIP, XCOPY deployment, etc.) can be provided on demand for a reasonable fee.
  • Personal settings are preserved during the update.
  • Check for updates on start.



  • Proxifier can process all outgoing TCP connections.
  • Full IPv6 support.
  • Tunnel IPv4 connections through IPv6 proxy and vice versa.


Proxy Servers

  • SOCKS 4 and SOCKS 4A (hostnames support) with User ID authentication.
  • SOCKS 5 with Username/Password authentication.
  • HTTPS with Basic and NTLM authentication (explicit and transparent modes).
  • HTTP with Basic authentication (HTTP connections only).
  • Tested with all major proxy server implementations including Microsoft ISA, Blue Coat, WinGate, Dante, Squid, Apache and others.
  • Failover (redundancy list) allows assigning any number of back up proxies. Timeout is configurable.
  • Proxy failure is transparent for the client application if redundancy is enabled.
  • Each proxy can be assigned a short name (label) that can be conveniently used in other parts of Proxifier.


Proxy Chains

  • Arbitrary length.
  • Different proxy protocols can be used within one chain.
  • Selected proxies in the chain can be enabled/disabled.
  • Convenient UI that allows chain creation and reordering with drag-and-drop.
  • New proxy chain type: load balancing.


Client Applications

  • 32- and 64-bit applications support.
  • Windows Services and applications run by other users (configurable).
  • Proxification is absolutely transparent for the applications.
  • Best possible compatibility with 3d party software. Automatic conflict-resolution logic.



  • System DNS and DNS over proxy modes.
  • Hybrid mode.
  • Automatic DNS mode detection.
  • DNS over Proxy is supported for all proxy protocols.
  • DNS exclusion list with wildcards (e.g. *.example.net).


Flexible Configuration

  • Proxification rules can be based on application names, IP addresses, hostnames and port numbers.
  • Each rule can be assigned to proxy, chain, block or direct connection.
  • Rules are processed from top to bottom and can be reordered.
  • Wildcards and masks are supported for applications, IP addresses and hostnames (e.g. *app.exe; 192.168.*.*; *.example.net).
  • Ranges are supported for IP addresses and port numbers (e.g.–; 80–1234).
  • On-the-fly syntax check with highlighting.
  • Individual rules can be enabled/disabled.
  • Proxifier context menu (right-click on arbitrary .exe file) allows dynamic choosing of a proxy for the selected application within a session.


Configuration Deployment and Management

  • Configuration is stored in profile files (*.ppx).
  • Human readable XML format.
  • Unlimited length.
  • Fast profile switching from a list.
  • Profiles can be managed as files. Import and export is supported.
  • Silent profile load with “Proxifier.exe profile-name.ppx silent-load” command.
  • Profiles proxy passwords encryption with current user login credentials or master password.
  • Basic and AES 256-bit encryptions are supported.
  • System-wide profile that is forcibly used for all users.
  • User can enter login details interactively if login/password is blank in the profile.
  • Proxifier re-asks login/password again if authentication on proxy fails.
  • Automatic profile update from a remote Web server. User’s proxy login details get preserved.
  • An option to force profile passwords encryption via system registry.
  • Fully compatible Proxifier profiles of Windows and Mac versions.


User Interface and Interaction

  • Live information about connections including application name, target host, time/status, rule/proxy, received/sent bytes and more.
  • Live traffic (bandwidth) graph.
  • Live global statistics.
  • Live output with 3 levels of verbosity.
  • Color indication.
  • System tray icon with traffic view.
  • Adjustable UI that is persistent during restart (windows sizes, panes layout, etc).


Logs and Troubleshooting

  • Detailed error messages.
  • Log-file.
  • Verbose mode for screen and log-file with extremely detailed output.
  • Traffic dumps.
  • Automatic self-check testing on each start.
  • Automatic conflict detection logic.
  • Custom crash reporter.


License Control

  • Text license keys (XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX).
  • Multiple licenses can be coded on a single key.
  • Automatic license deployment.
  • Key can be directly written to the system registry before or after the installation.
  • 31-day free trial (no limitations).


Support and Documentation

  • Detailed documentation with images and examples.
  • Online and offline (integrated) versions are available.
  • Fast and professional support over email.
  • English only.


Development and Copyrights

  • All copyrights to Proxifier are exclusively owned by Initex.
  • Proxifier does not contain or link any open source, freeware or third party code.
  • Windows version is built with Microsoft Visual C++ 2008.
  • Mac version is built with Apple Xcode 4.
  • Windows install package is built with Inno Setup.

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