Absinthe Alternatives

    Absinthe is described as 'tool by the makers of greenpois0n that provides an untethered jailbreak on iOS 5.1.1, for the following devices:'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Absinthe for Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is redsn0w, which is free. Other great apps like Absinthe are PwnageTool (Free), Pangu (Free), Blackra1n (Free) and greenpois0n (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 31, 2021

    1. redsn0w is a utility that will jailbreak your iPhone or iPod Touch, allowing it to run apps that are not approved by Apple. redsn0w can perform an untethered jailbreak of iOS 5.0.1 for all iPhones, iPod Touches, and iPads.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      PwnageTool is an advanced jailbreaking application by the iPhone Dev Team for Mac OS X. It can build a pre-jailbroken .ipsw ("iPhone software") file with apps and anything else pre-loaded, so that you can run apps without the approval of Apple.

      Discontinued

      Last update appears to be from 4 years ago: http://blog.iphone-dev.org/tagged/PwnageTool



      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Pangu Team has released the iOS 8 jailbreak app for Windows and Mac. Pangu8 untether jailbreak is compatible with all devices for iOS 8/8.1
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      (This is an OUTDATED jailbreaking method.)

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Greenpois0n performs an untethered jailbreak for iOS 4.2 on the iPhone 4/3GS, iPod touch 2G/3G/4G, iPad, and Apple TV 2, allowing them to run apps unapproved by Apple. It uses the limera1n exploit by geohot.

      Discontinued

      Old jailbreaking method. The official website is no longer available. The source code is available on GitHub.



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      sn0wbreeze is an advanced jailbreaking tool that lets you build a custom IPSW ("iPhone software") file. It allows you to jailbreak your iPod or iPhone, so that it can run apps unapproved by Apple.

      Discontinued

      No longer developed. Download is available at ih8sn0w.com

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      (This is an OUTDATED jailbreaking method.) Spirit is a simple, untethered jailbreak for all iDevices (including the iPad!) up to 3.1.3/3.2 firmware.

      Discontinued

      This is an OUTDATED jailbreaking method.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      limera1n, by geohot, will perform an untethered jailbreak for your iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 3G, iPad, iPhone 4, or iPod Touch 4G, allowing it to run apps not approved by Apple. limera1n will also hacktivate an unactivated iPhone if needed, and supports iOS 4.0 to 4.2.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      seas0npass offers an easy way to jailbreak your Apple TV (2nd generation) running iOS 4.2. It downloads and jailbreaks a .ipsw file (iPhone software), which is then restored to your Apple TV through iTunes.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Jailbreak for iPhone 5s through iPhone X, iOS 12.0 and up.
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