AdAway Alternatives and Similar Apps

Alternatives to AdAway for Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome, iPhone and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to AdAway.

An ad blocker that uses the hosts file. For Android, requires root. If your looking for more info about AdAway like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 8/15/2018 1:55:00 PM

Alternatives to AdAway for all platforms with any license

  • uBlock Origin

    A wide-spectrum efficient blocker. Which block ads, trackers and malware sites. Supports Chromium, Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Thunderbird. Fast and lean, and as of 2017 still being actively improved. Forked from uBlock More than 12 million users. Including 3.8+ millions users on Firefox and 8.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Microsoft Edge Vivaldi Browser ... Chrome Safari Pale Moon Opera Chromium Firefox

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  • Adblock Plus

    Adblock Plus is a free extension that allows you to - among other things - block annoying ads, disable tracking and block domains known to spread malware. Available for Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Maxthon, Opera, Safari and Yandex, Adblock Plus uses filters that you choose to block all unwanted elements. Adblock Browser , a mobile web browser with Adblock Plus built-in, is also available for Android and iOS.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux iPhone Chrome OS ... BSD iPad Microsoft Edge Internet Explorer Vivaldi Browser Chrome Safari Yandex.Browser Opera Firefox

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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. uMatrix: A point-and-click matrix-based firewall, with many privacy-enhancing tools. uMatrix put you in full control of where your browser is allowed to connect, what type of data it is allowed to download, and what it is allowed to execute. Nobody else decides for you: You choose. You are in full control of your privacy.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Chrome Opera ... Chromium Firefox

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  • uBlock

    Enjoy a faster, cleaner web. uBlock enhances your browsing experience, efficiently blocking any clutter and overhead disturbing your experience. Built for performance, uBlock is also potent and effective — from built-in ad-blocking and privacy-protection filter lists and the ability to add your own to advanced Dynamic Filtering.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Chrome OS ... Chrome Safari Opera Chromium Firefox

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    • 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.
  • Adguard

    Adguard is an unique internet filter that removes ads, ad-trackers and blocks websites with viruses & malware.

    Freemium Mac Windows iPhone Chrome OS Vivaldi Browser ... Chrome Safari Yandex.Browser Opera Firefox

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  • Blokada

    The best ad blocker for Android that works for all apps and does not require root. Free and open source. Blokada efficiently blocks ads, tracking and malware. It saves your data plan, makes your device faster and protects your privacy. It's free, open source and secure. Blokada works across all of your apps, not only the browser! It doesn't require root, supports both wifi and mobile networks, and is perfectly safe and simple to use. Just turn it on, and it will do the job silently!

    Free Open Source Android Android Tablet

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  • Bluhell Firewall

    Lightweight Ad-Blocker and Privacy Protector for Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird. All we know the availability of popular AdBlockers lying around... but frankly, these are too bloated with several features and options which most of us don't use beyond the defaults. So, this extension was made for those of us who don't care about all that stuff but does about just getting rid of all the nasty resources being loaded by websites.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Thunderbird ... Firefox

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  • Pi-hole

    Block ads for all your devices without the need to install client-side software. The Pi-hole blocks ads at the DNS-level, so all your devices are protected.

    Free Open Source Linux Self-Hosted CentOS Fedora Ubuntu ... Debian Raspbian Raspberry Pi

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  • Ad Muncher

    Ad Muncher is a powerful advert and popup blocking system for all browsers and advert-displaying programs like Pando, SopCast, ICQ, Morpheus, Kazaa, Grokster, Opera, PalTalk, iMesh, Bearshare, LimeWire, TVAnts. Ad Muncher can be configured to block anything that annoys Music and sound; Colorful scroll bars; Self-bookmarking; Automatic page reloading; Customized bookmark and address bar icons; Interference with mouse clicks.

    Free Windows

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  • AdBlocker Ultimate

    AdBlocker Ultimate is a cross-browser ad-blocker. FEATURES - Completely free - Block ALL ads - no whitelisted ads/websites - Block tracking and malware domains

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Microsoft Edge Chrome Safari ... Yandex.Browser Opera GitHub Firefox

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  • DNS66

    dns66 - DNS-based Host Blocker for Android. DNS66 allows blocking host names via DNS. This can be used for ad blocking. It also allows other DNS servers to be added, for more privacy. Compared to AdBlock Plus, this works without proxy stuff; and it also does not require root, like AdAway does: DNS66 establishes a VPN interface, and redirects DNS server traffic to it. The VPN interface filters the traffic, only allowing queries for hosts that are not blacklisted.

    Free Open Source Android

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  • Better Blocker

    Better makes the web safer, lighter, and faster by blocking tracking and other malicious web content, enforcing the principles of the Ethical Design Manifesto. How is Better different? • Blocks tracking scripts, tracking pixels, and behavioural advertising. • Unique, open tracker database with informative, encyclopaedia-like entries based on our own web crawls. We identify and block the most prevalent trackers based on the principles of the Ethical Design Manifesto.

    Commercial $ $ $ Open Source Mac iPhone iPad Safari

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  • 1Blocker

    1Blocker makes it easy to block ads and tracking scripts by just flipping a switch. It is time to stop ad networks and analytics providers build deep profiles about you across the web.

    Freemium Mac iPhone iPad

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  • RedMorph Browser Controller

    Control. Protection. Privacy. Privacy is now one click away! RedMorph provides an easy to use extension that couples all the features of an adblocker, tracker blocker, encrypted proxy, and content filter. You shouldn't need multiple products and technical know-how to protect yourself or your family online. We've created a single, easy-to-use solution to give anyone comprehensive protection and control: the RedMorph Browser Controller.

    Freemium Web Vivaldi Browser Chrome Yandex.Browser

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  • Adblock Fast

    Just as webpages grew bloated with ads, so too have ad blockers grown bloated with little-used filtering rules and features that sap their would-be speed and hog your computer or device’s disk space, CPU cycles, and memory. Adblock Fast runs a mere 7 optimized filtering rules to accelerate pages 8x more but consume 6x less system resources than other ad blockers do.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux iPhone iPad ... Chrome Safari Opera

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  • BlockBear

    BlockBear is a really simple, often adorable app that blocks ads and protects your privacy from within Safari.

    Free iPhone iPad Safari

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  • Sanitize

    It blocks ads, tracking scripts, social share buttons, pop-ups, and other annoyances from websites you visit. These things all waste mobile data, compromise privacy, and slow down web browsing. Sanitize makes your web browsing experience faster, protects your privacy, and leaves you with more data at the end of the month.

    Free Mac iPhone iPad Safari

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  • Wipr

    A Cleaner Web Wipr blocks all ads and trackers in Safari and apps that use Safari to display web pages, so you can focus on the content that matters to you. Time, Data, and Battery Saver Web pages load a lot faster with Wipr, and much less needs to be downloaded. Your mobile devices will love this. Private Wipr prevents countless trackers from invading your privacy. Wipr itself cannot, nor wants to, know what you do on the web.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac iPhone iPad Safari

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  • AdFender

    State-of-the-Art Ad Blocking Technology for home and business from AdFender. AdFender provides the most comprehensive, easy-to-use ad-blocking software that can... Block ads in Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, Avant, K-Meleon, Maxthon, Lunascape, Epic and more Save bandwidth Speed up web browsing Protect online privacy Delete browsing history (IE) Remove tracking cookies (IE)

    Free Windows Internet Explorer Chrome Safari K-Meleon ... Maxthon Epic Browser Lunascape Avant Browser Opera Firefox

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  • BlockParty

    BlockParty - Safari Content Blocker App for iOS 9 and OSX. - Currently blocks content from annoying ad networks on all sites thereby loading pages super fast. - Useful for data-capped, international roaming connections. - Blocking rules are at RediffBlock/blockerList.json. - View JSON in app.

    Free Open Source Mac iPhone iPad

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