Red Onion - Tor-powered web browser for anonymous browsing and darknet

Red Onion - Tor-powered web browser for anonymous browsing and darknet

By Omar Mody

  • Category: Utilities
  • Release Date: 2014-03-07
  • Current Version: 2.2
  • Adult Rating: 17+
  • File Size: 47.54 MB
  • Developer: Omar Mody
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
From 2,616 Ratings


Red Onion is a unique browser that lets you access the Internet privately and anonymously. With Red Onion you can bypass corporate, school, public wifi internet filters and access the entire Internet without restrictions with complete security. Not only that with the built downloader you can freely download without ever revealing your true identity or IP address. Red Onion is a full-fledged Tor-powered browser that offers you a REAL solution, with multiple tabs, customizable start screen, built in ad-blocker, history, bookmarks, and much much more. Features: - Internet access tunneled over the Tor network - Websites do not see your real IP address - Access the entire Internet from behind corporate/ISP/national internet filters and censors - Auto clean up of cookies on exit - Reset history/tabs/etc on restart (App Settings > Full Reset or Always Full Reset options for flexibility) - Access websites on the "dark net" of anonymous .onion web sites, only accessible through Tor - Multiple tabs, Bookmarks & History - Supports Do Not Track - Start screen with the most frequent visited history entry's - Real-time search in your browsing history, bookmarks and tabs - Search engine integration in the Address bar - Share URL's via Twitter, Mail, Google+ - Search in the webpage - Download files by just tapping the link or "long press" the link to Force Download it - Simultaneous downloads (App Settings > Concurrent Downloads - default is set to 3 for performance can be changed to max of 5) - User-Agent spoofing - Ad-block (for most ad-networks) - Passcode lock and Touch ID support (NEW!) - File Manager - Preview Apple supported format right from within the app or "Open in..." others app on your device. - Multi format video/audio player allows you to play almost any video and audio format without leaving the app (wmv, mpeg, mpeg1, mpeg2, mpeg4, 3gp, sf, avi, divx, dv, gxf, m2p, m2ts, m2v, m4v, mkv, moov, mov, mp4, mpg, mpv, mt2s, mts, mxf, ogm, ogv, ps, qt, ts, vob, webm, wm, mp3, m4a, wma). - Address bar search engine options (Google, Bing, DuckDuckGo, StartPage can be changed App Settings > Search Engine) - Extract audio from mp4 files (convert to mp3) - Robust File Manager - m3u8 streams over Tor. Bypass geo-blocked live TV streams like Aljazeera by requesting country specific IP addresses (instructions in app) - Download m3u8 streams - (NEW!) Chromecast support with subtitles test.mp4 test.vtt (subtitle and video file must have the same name just different extensions) - Playlist Manager - Dynamically updating adblocker - (NEW!) Block HTTP referrer - (NEW!) Cloud backup optional (off my default) - (NEW!) Unzip/Untar - (NEW!) Text Editor Important Notes: - Web browsing/downloading through the anonymization network will be SIGNIFICANTLY SLOWER than through a non-tunneled browser like Safari. This is necessary and a small price to pay to keep your identity protected. - This product uses the Tor distributed networks is produced independently from the Tor(r) anonymity software and carries no guarantee from The Tor Project about quality, suitability or anything else.



  • good

    By 宇多田光、
    good app
  • Dark Web

    By Eri143
    Does this browser give access to the dark web?
  • Don't use this.

    By asininegenius
    It does appear to work (somewhat), but is not actively maintained, not open source, and not endorsed by the tor project for various reasons. There are currently no iOS apps worthy of using for improved anonymity. Most of these reviewers are likely unaware of what they're reviewing and why... using a tor based browser for everyday clear web activities. Good effort from the author. iOS has limitations that make utilizing tor very tricky. I don't mind donating $1.99 for a few hours of testing. However, I don't trust this app any more than the author... who closed the project website for an "ethical dilemma" in regards to the project. TL;DR - Don't trust 99% of these reviews (or this app).
  • Stuck at 5%

    By Cece222
    I paid for this and I'm stuck at 5% all the time every time
  • Well

    By Central229a
    It's a awesome browser would be 5 star if upgraded and had a few bugs worked out and add security upgrades to further secure the app.
  • Loving it so far

    By JoshersLS
    Definitely better than safari! The ability to clean all web data is great. I'm liking it a lot.
  • Best Tor Browser

    By Binxsalem
    I spent a couple of weeks trying many of the free tor browsers available in the App Store, and although a few allowed me to navigate many spaces on the deep web, none of them offered a way to actually view videos and media like this browser does. I was hesitant to spend money, fearing that I would also face the same restrictions on different sites blocked by the free browsers, but Red Onion actually lets me freely browse a ton of addresses that seem arbitrarily blocked by the others. So far this is well worth the purchase and I would highly recommend it to anyone finding dissatisfaction with the free web clients they've tried before.
  • great browser

    By Kj1234743676322
    keep up the great work love the browser
  • dont work dont buy

    By why gee
    dont work dont buy
  • Extremely Slow

    By hraq
    So I have a modern iphone 6s and the best wifi 100/60 Mbps and I have to wait minutes just to resolve a DNS address like Google which is super fast resolving website This software is junk I wish I never paid for it