How to use Tor as a socks5 proxy

Yes, you can definitely use Tor as a socks5 proxy. Never heard of it? Tor is a network that uses peer-to-peer connections to allow people securely surfing the web without leaving any trace. Originally developed by U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, now Tor is being used by millions of Internet users.

When you start a Tor session, it also comes with a socks5 proxy at port 9150 on your computer. So you can easily use any application that supports socks5 proxy under Tor with a simple configuration. Remember that Tor application need to be opened the entire time.

Again, the socks5 address for Tor proxy is : socks5://localhost:9150