AdBlock Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to AdBlock for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is AdGuard, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to AdBlock and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to AdBlock are uMatrix (Free, Open Source), Disconnect (Paid, Open Source), NextDNS (Freemium) and Hosts by Steven Black (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 24, 2021

    1. ZenMate Web Firewall is a security solution that blocks malware, trackers and security threats, plus free Ad Blocker against Malvertising!.

      Discontinued

      this software no longer exists

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    2. Technitium DNS Server is an open source tool that can be used as a personal local DNS server for privacy & security. It includes Ad blocking feature combined with DNS-over-TLS and DNS-over-HTTPS support.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      • Safari
      Browse the web like it should be – free of nags to accept cookies or privacy invasive tracking. It's tiny, fast, free, open, secure and without any access to your data.
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    3. Change the way you experience the web and stand up for what you believe in: Block ads and online trackers for much cleaner and private browsing. Let just a few ads appear on every site - and the ads will also sponsor the charity you choose to support.
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    4. 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.
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    5. Block ads on the right side of the screen when using Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Hotmail and Outlook.com which expand your message space Removes the ads and sponsored links and squeezes out the empty space left behind by other ad blockers to give you more room to write your messages.
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    6. 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.
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    7. Fast and memory efficient content blocking Chrome extension - helps you hide ads, avoid tracking, load pages faster, fight procrastination. Detailed stats - requests count, size etc.

      Video guide: Video guide: https://youtu.be/tBj7Bk0KVd4.
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    8. Ultimate blocker which says no to every network packet until you explicitly allow it.
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    9. 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.
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