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Administration Guide

Feature comparison of FortiClient for free and paid versions

FortiClient is available as a free and paid version. The free version is available for Windows and macOS, while the paid version is available for Windows, macOS, and Linux. The following chart shows the modules available for each OS using the free or paid version of FortiClient:

Module

Free

Paid

Windows

macOS

Windows

macOS

Linux

Fabric Telemetry

No No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Compliance

No No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Sandbox Detection (including connection to FortiSandbox Cloud)

No No

Yes

Yes

Yes

AntiVirus

No No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Web Filter

No No

Yes

Yes

No

Application Firewall

No No

Yes

Yes

No

Remote Access

Only supports a limited version of the Remote Access feature. The following is supported:

  • IPsec and SSL VPN with user authentication
  • Certificate authentication
  • Two-factor authentication using FortiToken

You can only download the free VPN client from FNDN or FortiClient.com.

For details, see Standalone VPN client.

Yes

Yes

No

Vulnerability Scan

No No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Central management

No No

Yes

Yes

Yes

24x7 support

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Feature comparison of FortiClient for free and paid versions

FortiClient is available as a free and paid version. The free version is available for Windows and macOS, while the paid version is available for Windows, macOS, and Linux. The following chart shows the modules available for each OS using the free or paid version of FortiClient:

Module

Free

Paid

Windows

macOS

Windows

macOS

Linux

Fabric Telemetry

No No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Compliance

No No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Sandbox Detection (including connection to FortiSandbox Cloud)

No No

Yes

Yes

Yes

AntiVirus

No No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Web Filter

No No

Yes

Yes

No

Application Firewall

No No

Yes

Yes

No

Remote Access

Only supports a limited version of the Remote Access feature. The following is supported:

  • IPsec and SSL VPN with user authentication
  • Certificate authentication
  • Two-factor authentication using FortiToken

You can only download the free VPN client from FNDN or FortiClient.com.

For details, see Standalone VPN client.

Yes

Yes

No

Vulnerability Scan

No No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Central management

No No

Yes

Yes

Yes

24x7 support

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes