Alternatives to Squid for all platforms with any license

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  • Privoxy icon

    Privoxy

    Privoxy is a non-caching web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for enhancing privacy, modifying web page data and HTTP headers, controlling access, and removing...

    Open Source Windows Linux

    • It accomplishes the same thing except for one feature: the caching aspect. Guest • Aug 2015 Disagree   Agree
    • squid increases speed by storing caching specific http, curl requests. Guest • Feb 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • No caching function. Primary usage of squid. Guest • Nov 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Squid is a caching proxy. Privoxy is a non-caching software. There is no overlap in the use-cases for those types of software. Guest • Apr 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Varnish icon

    Varnish

    Varnish Cache is an open source, state of the art HTTP application accelerator. You can install it on your HTTP server and it makes your application more accessible. ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Polipo icon

    Polipo

    A small and fast caching web proxy (a web cache, an HTTP proxy, a proxy server). Polipo can be used in place of ad-filtering, privacy-enhancing proxies such as...

    Open Source Windows Linux

    • Discontinued From the official website, "Polipo is obsolete. When it was first written, Polipo was probably the best HTTP proxy available. Since then, the web protocols have changed, and Polipo hasn't kept up — it has no support for HTTP/2.0 or the WebSocket protocol. Polipo will no longer be maintained."
  • Acrylic DNS Proxy

    Acrylic is a local DNS proxy which improves the performance of your computer by caching the responses coming from your DNS servers.

    Open Source Windows

  • Proxomitron icon

    Proxomitron

    For those who have not yet been introduced, meet the Proxomitron: a free, highly flexible, user-configurable, small but very powerful, local HTTP web-filtering proxy. ...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Last version, 4.5, released on June 2003, is still downloadable from the official website
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    Proximodo

    Proximodo is a loopback proxy server, seemingly a fork of proxomitron though likely abandonware. Unlike Proxomitron its developer is not existentially challenged....

    Open Source Windows

  • GlimmerBlocker icon

    GlimmerBlocker

    The problem with other ad-blockers for Safari is that they are implemented as awful hacks: as an InputManager and/or ApplicationEnhancer. This compromises the stability...

    Open Source Mac Safari

  • TinyProxy icon

    TinyProxy

    Tinyproxy is a light-weight HTTP/HTTPS proxy daemon for POSIX operating systems. It is free software, and supports transparent and reverse proxying.

    Open Source Linux

  • Artica Proxy icon

    Artica Proxy

    Artica Proxy is an appliance that claim to manage Squid-cache proxy with all features that Squid Cache provides. With the Artica Web interface you can monitor, manage...

    Open Source Linux

  • JanaServer (Jana) icon

    JanaServer (Jana)

    Http, Ftp, Gopher und Https Proxy. Mit Http- Email Server und Real Player Proxy. The JanaServer 2 is amongst other things a proxy server, that makes it possible for...

    Free Personal Windows

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    SquidMan

    SquidMan is a MacOS X graphical installer and manager for the Squid proxy cache. It is designed to operate as a "personal" proxy server. When you run Squid...

    Free Mac

Squid Comments

For Windows?

Comment by Artemp
about Squid Oct 2013

No open source proxy server alternative for Windows? :(

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