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SOCKS5 Proxies

If you’re looking for an anonymous, versatile, and fast proxy solution, SOCKS5 proxies may be your ideal option. These proxies are good for video streaming, gaming, web scraping, bypassing geo-restrictions, anonymous browsing, or just about anything. However, finding a good and affordable SOCKS5 proxy service is not easy. Enter IPRoyal!

At IPRoyal, you can get high-quality SOCKS5 proxy servers at prices anyone can afford. We have over 8 million mobile, datacenter, and residential SOCKS5 proxies from over 195 locations worldwide. With some of the lowest prices in the industry, great bulk discounts, and traffic that never expires, we are your best choice for your private or business proxy needs!

Types of Proxies

Static Residential

Starting from
$2.40 /proxy
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  • Unlimited Traffic

  • 99.9% Uptime

  • Premium ISP Providers

  • Not Shared

  • SOCKS5 Supported

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Rotating Residential

Starting from
$1.75 /GB
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  • 195 Countries Available

  • Traffic Never Expires

  • SOCKS5 Supported

  • City/State Targeting

  • Flexible Rotation/Sticky Options

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Datacenter

Starting from
$1.39 /proxy
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  • Unlimited Traffic

  • 99.9% Uptime

  • Not Shared

  • Carefully Selected And Tested

  • SOCKS5 Supported

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Mobile

Starting from
$117 /month
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  • Unlimited Bandwidth

  • 1M+ Residential IPs

  • Auto-Rotate Toggle

  • API Access

  • 5G/4G/3G support

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Want to know most important points about SOCKS5 Proxies?

SOCKS5 proxies are proxy servers that support the SOCKS5 protocol. SOCKS5 is the newest version of the SOCKS protocol and is considered the most advanced. As an internet protocol, SOCKS, standing for “socket secure,” enables devices to send each other data via a third device known as a SOCKS server/proxy. This way, it communicates with other servers on your behalf.

Like any other proxy, this one uses its own IP to connect you to the target server, keeping your actual IP hidden. SOCKS5 proxies primarily operate at the network level, relaying data packets, and don’t inspect or modify the content of the traffic like some other types of proxies (e.g., HTTP proxies).

These proxy servers support various networking protocols (TCP, UDP) and allow for more efficient data exchange, making them suitable for applications that require real-time data transfer or support for non-HTTP protocols. Overall these proxies are secure, versatile, and perfect for traffic-intensive tasks!

FAQ

What makes SOCKS5 proxies safer for web browsing compared to other proxy types?

These proxies offer robust authentication features, not allowing unauthorized users to access them. This way, the data you transfer is better protected.

Can SOCKS5 proxies be used for both HTTP and HTTPS requests?

Yes, SOCKS5 proxies can be used for both HTTP and HTTPS requests. That’s because they operate at the network level and are protocol-independent, meaning they can work with any traffic.

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