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Start your decade right! (new app release, 2020.1)

10 February 2020  MULLVAD APP

Find out what’s new in the Mullvad VPN app’s latest release for Windows, macOS, and Linux. And most importantly, be sure to update your app!

This release does not include any updates for Android which is still in beta.

What’s new in this version

WireGuard

  • We’ve made a few improvements to your experience with WireGuard:
  • WireGuard keys are now automatically rotated, or replaced with new ones, every 7 days. This helps improve anonymization and limit tracking.
  • Clicking on your public WireGuard key (if you’ve generated one) will copy it.
  • We’ve changed how WireGuard keys are handled so that most users won't run into the issue of having too many keys.
  • If the app doesn't have a WireGuard key, the option to choose WireGuard under the "Tunnel protocol" setting will be disabled. A message will instruct you to first generate a key under the "WireGuard key" setting.
  • (Windows) We fixed an issue so that WireGuard works with IPv6 enabled even if there is no functioning TAP adapter for OpenVPN.

Additions and changes

  • The app is now available in Danish and Finnish.
  • The app is more stable and uses less power.
  • (Windows) The app now uses a branded TAP driver for OpenVPN to prevent conflicts with other software and solve issues related to driver upgrades.

Fixes

  • When upgrading to the newest version, the app no longer incorrectly displays the error message that you are running an unsupported version.
  • (Windows) Improved error messages about TAP adapter issues that help the user troubleshoot.
  • (Windows) When turning on a computer from hibernation, the app no longer tries to automatically connect unless the user has auto-connect enabled.
  • (Windows) Fixed the reported problem of system service crashes with newer CPU models.
  • (Linux) Better DNS management.

Security improvement

On Windows only, we addressed a potential exploit, one that would have required physical access to the target computer.

Download the app

Download the Mullvad VPN app for Windows, macOS, Linux users. We've got set-up guides if you need help with installation and usage.

Know of someone unable to access our website? Point them to Mullvad's onion address on Tor or Mullvad's GitHub page.

"WireGuard" is a registered trademark of Jason A. Donenfeld.