AdAway Alternatives for Windows

Popular Alternatives to AdAway for Windows. Explore 25+ Windows apps like AdAway, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

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: 12/13/2018 12:12:00 PM

Alternatives to AdAway for Windows 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.

    • 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.

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

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  • AdGuard

    AdGuard is a unique desktop program that has all the necessary features for the best web experience. The software combines the world's most advanced ad blocker for Windows, a whole privacy protection module, and a parental control tool — all working in any browser or app. Why choose AdGuard? Pop-ups, video adverts, banners and such — they will all go away. Due to unnoticeable background filtering and cosmetic processing, all you will see is clean pages with the content you came for.

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

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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.

    • Discontinued The link to the extension no longer exists. Likely discontinued after legacy extension support was dropped on Firefox.

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

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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 Firefox

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  • Hosts by Steven Black

    Extending and consolidating hosts files from several well-curated sources like adaway.org, mvps.org, malwaredomainlist.com, someonewhocares.org, and potentially others. You can optionally invoke extensions to block additional sites by category. - StevenBlack/hosts

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... Android Tablet

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  • Nano Defender

    An anti-adblock defuser for Nano Adblocker and uBlock Origin This extension is designed for Nano Adblocker and uBlock Origin and does not work with other adblockers.

    Free Windows Chrome

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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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  • Bad Ad Johnny

    An ad-blocker with a personality – Bad Ad Johnny – stops annoying ads, fights malware & dodges trackers. Taken from Chrome store > I am best at: Stopping Ads Fighting Malware Dodging Trackers Speeding up your browsing I DO NOT believe in acceptable ads. I DO NOT shake hands with publishers under the table and let some ads slide.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Chrome OS ... Chrome Chrome Web Store

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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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  • Technitium DNS Server

    Technitium DNS Server is an open source tool that can be used for self hosting a local DNS server for privacy & security or, used for testing by developers on their computer. It supports Ad Blocking using multiple block lists and new DNS protocols DNS-over-TLS & DNS-over-HTTPS. It can run on Windows, Linux & MacOS and can be installed on Raspberry Pi too as a network wide DNS Server.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Facebook AdBlock for Chrome

    Facebook AdBlock for Chrome enhances your user experience. Your Facebook user experience is not interrupted by companies trying to sell you things or make you install useless games. Users using the Facebook AdBlock extension are saving more than 30% of their time during surfing over the Facebook. Begin saving your time as well - take all ads out of your Facebook!

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome Yandex.Browser

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  • Karma Blocker

    Karma Blocker is a lightweight ad blocker which is directed towards the more technically advanced users and gives great flexibility to block elements with its custom rules. It uses a Karma (or score) based weighting of objects, similar to popular spam filtering solutions like SpamAssasin.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Firefox

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  • CatBlock

    In 2014, Michael Gundlach (the creator of the AdBlock extension) discontinued his pay-monthly "CatBlock" extension, that let users replace ads online with cats (or any other image from Flickr). As he open-sourced the code, a few contributors to the project decided to fork the code and continue maintenance of the extension.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Microsoft Edge Chrome ... Safari Opera Opera Next

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  • Domain Whitelist

    Ultimate blocker which says no to every network packet until you explicitly allow it. By default Domain Whitelist blocks everything. Everything, really. It's up to you to build your very customized whitelist of domains you trust. Everything else is blocked and well kept out of your browser. It's AdBlock the other way around, completely. - Hide ads - by blocking advertisement domains you're free of the most of those pervasive ads.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Chrome

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  • Better Pop Up Blocker

    Better Pop Up Blocker improves the default pop up blockers for Google Chrome and Apple Safari by blocking pop up windows opened by javascript, & other annoyances like alert, prompt, and confirm boxes. These popups often occur when you simply click on what looks like blank space or text that shouldn't do anything, let alone annoy you with a pop up window.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome

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