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Install Viscosity for Mac OS X

1. Download Viscosity

Viscosity is an alternative software used to connect to VPN services. Viscosity is free for the first 30 days. After that you will have to pay a one time fee of $9 if you wish to continue to use it.

Download the latest version of Viscosity here.

2. Install Viscosity

Double-click on the file that you downloaded.

Drag the Viscosity icon to the Applications-folder in the screen that pops up:


3. Run Viscosity

When you run Viscosity for the first time you will see:
Click Open. Then a new screen appears where you have to click Install. Then enter the password for you computer.

4. Download the configuration you want



Double-click the file to extract the content. You will see a file ending with .tblk.

If you now check the upper right corner of your screen you will see a cirled padlock as the icon which is the Viscosity-icon. Click the icon and choose Preferences

Click the plus sign in the lower left. Choose Import connection -> From file. Then choose the file you extracted.


5. Connect to OVPN

Click the Viscosity-icon again and choose to connect to the configuration file you imported. Enter your login credentials for OVPN.
Check Remember details in my Keychain if you wish for Viscosity to remember your login credentials.

6. Finished

You should now be connected to OVPN and be able to browse the internet safely. To make sure everything was set up correctly, please check the dashboard to verify that you are connected.

Also make sure that you do not have any DNS leaks by going to IPleak.net and check your detected DNS Address.

You should have 46.227.67.134 or 192.165.9.158 as your address if everything is working. If you see another address, follow this guide to fix any DNS leaks.

Platform: Mac OS X

Software: Viscosity 1.6.8

System requirement: OS X 10.8+