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Privacy Protection Apps

Your privacy in today’s Internet connected and dependent world isn’t always a guarantee without the right software. From secure operating systems that respect your privacy such as many Linux distributions, to web browser add-ons that block cross-site tracking and advertising such as uBlock Origin, software focused on protecting your privacy when using the Internet today is arguably a must.

Platforms

  • Windows
  • Mac
  • Android
  • Linux
  • Online
  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • Firefox
  • Android Tablet
  • Google Chrome
  • Opera
  • Chrome OS
  • Safari
  • BSD
  • Chromium
  • Self-Hosted
  • Windows Mobile
  • OpenPGP
  • Vivaldi Browser
  • Windows Phone
  • Haiku
  • Yandex.Browser
  • Pale Moon
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Features

  • Privacy focused
  • Security & Privacy
  • Security focused
  • Block ads
  • Google Chrome Extensions
  • Firefox Extensions
  • Encryption
  • Anonymity
  • VPN
  • Privacy Protected
  • Portable
  • No Tracking
  • Apps with End-to-End Encryption
  • Encrypted chat
  • Customizable
  • Ad-free
  • Encrypted Email
  • Surf Anonymously
  • Search engine
  • Group chat
  • Decentralized
  • AES encryption
  • Multiple languages
  • PGP Encryption
  • Chat
  • Cloud sync
  • Web Browsers Based on Chromium
  • Hide your IP
  • System Cleanup
  • Client side encryption
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License

  • Free
  • Open Source
  • Paid

Ubuntu

Ubuntu is a Debian Linux-based open source operating system for desktop computers.

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Telegram

Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free. It is like SMS, but more powerful.

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uBlock Origin

Popular and efficient blocker for Chromium, Chrome, Edge, Firefox (desktop and Android), Opera, Safari, Thunderbird. Fast and lean.

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DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo is an alternative search engine that has rich features, respects your privacy, and is built from free/open-source software.

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Linux Mint

Linux Mint is one of the most popular desktop Linux distributions and used by millions of people. The purpose of Linux Mint is to produce a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use. Latest : Tina (19.2).

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macOS

macOS is a Unix-based operating system, developed and marketed by Apple Inc. It is designed to run on Macintosh computers, having been pre-installed on all Macs since 2002.

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Signal

TextSecure and RedPhone have been merged to create Signal!

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ProtonMail

Secure email with absolutely no compromises, brought to you by MIT and CERN scientists. Swiss Based

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Tor Browser

The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your...

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Flickr

Online social photo and short video sharing community.

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Standard Notes

Standard Notes is a simple and private notes app. It allows you to write and sync your notes across all your devices, including your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and web browser.

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Brave

Brave Web Browser is a fast, free, secure web browser with a built-in ad blocker*, tracking and security protection, and optimized data and battery experience.

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Sandboxie

Sandboxie creates a sandbox-like isolated operating environment in which applications can be run or installed without permanently modifying the local or mapped drive.

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Ghostery

Ghostery sees the invisible web - tags, web bugs, pixels and beacons.

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openSUSE

openSUSE is a free and Linux-based operating system for your PC, Laptop or Server.The openSUSE distribution is a stable, easy to use and complete multi-purpose distribution.

  • Free • Open Source
  • Linux
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Tutanota

Tutanota is a free and open source web-mail client that focuses on privacy and security. It has open source iOS and an Android apps.

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Privacy Badger

Privacy Badger is a browser-add on tool that analyzes sites to detect and disallow content that tracks you in an objectionable, non-consensual manner.

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uBlock

Discontinued

The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, v0.9.5.2, released in June 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

Enjoy a faster, cleaner web.uBlock enhances your browsing experience, efficiently blocking any clutter and overhead disturbing your experience.

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ActivityWatch

Log what you do on your computer. Simple (yet powerful), extensible, no third parties.

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Mattermost

Mattermost is an open source, self-hosted Small Slack iconSlack alternative.

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Cryptomator

Cryptomator provides transparent, client-side encryption for your cloud. Protect your documents from unauthorized access.

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Startpage

Why did we create Startpage.com?

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Ubuntu Touch

Ubuntu Touch is the Ubuntu operating system for mobile phones originally created by Canonical and now developed by the UBports Community.

  • Free • Open Source
  • Linux
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uMatrix

Point & click to forbid/allow any class of requests made by your browser. Use it to block scripts, iframes, ads, facebook, etc.

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Turtl

Whether it's bookmarks or passwords, files or shopping lists...Turtl organizes it all and makes it easy to find later. Sync across your devices. Leave nothing behind.

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