A proxy server is a server that acts as an intermediate connecting platform between the client system and the main “target” server. Many users using a dial-up connection or lower bandwidth Internet connection often face issues of low Internet browsing speed. In other case, users want their privacy of browsing and maintain their anonymity when they face a risk of spying and tracking of their browsing activities by external entities like crackers, ISP, online spying agents etc. Both these issues can be solved if you use a reliable proxy server. But first you need to find a proxy sever which is hardly possible to do manually. For this purpose you have Maxidix Proxy Scanner v.11.5.
Maxidix Proxy Scanner v.11.5 by Maxidix s.r.o. is a freeware program that assist user in searching HTTP or HTTPS proxy servers. It has a user friendly interface supporting multiple pages. The total process of seeking proxy servers is divided into various subsequent steps. After launching the application, you have to specify the I.P. ranges to scan and the respective ports and then hit the required option to start scanning. The program starts scanning available proxy servers at an enormous speed the status of which is visible to the user. After the completion of scanning, it shows the scan results in a display box with I.P. address, port and SSL encryption of the server. These results can be saved to text file. The scanning algorithm of this program is based on the technique of multi-threading that is perfectly suitable for modern multi-core processors. This program comes with default list of IP ranges of proxy servers to be scanned and the user can create own list also.
All in all, the Maxidix Proxy Scanner v.11.5 is a nice tool for fast and accurate searching of proxy servers which may be very difficult and time consuming to search manually. Hence, it receives a score of four-and-a-half rating points on the scale of five.