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. The problem with other ad-blockers for Safari is that they are implemented as awful hacks: as an InputManager and/or ApplicationEnhancer. This compromises the stability of Safari and very often create problems when Apple releases a new version of Safari.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 1.6.6, released in September 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    2. BlockParty - Safari Content Blocker for 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.
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    3. Ad Blocker Advertisements (ads) make it difficult to focus on the content when you browse the web. Ads come in many forms like images, videos, and pop-ups. The ad blocker in Roadblock prevents all forms of ads from loading and hides their display frames.
    4. 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.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Google Chrome
      • Opera
      • Chromium
      • Firefox
      Get rid of ads, earn extra funds and optionally tip your favorite sites. Tips are anonymized and can be as small as 1 cent! Cyceam removes ads except those which pay you to see them. Also, you can choose to browse totally ad-free.

      Discontinued

      No recent updates and website is down.

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    5. 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).
    6. Firefox extension that enables you to handle super-aggresive anti-popup settings . Yes popups is a Firefox extension that quickly toggles the most restrictive anti-popup options on and off : to toggle popups on/off, either click on the icon or press CTRL+SHIFT+Q.
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    7. Safari AdBlocker is the only 64-bit ad blocker built for Mac OS X 10.5+ to integrate directly into Safari, for minimum disruption to your browsing experience.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Google Chrome
      • Safari
      AdLock is a comprehensive ad blocking software that meets all of your expectations. It blocks: - pop-ups; - flash banners; - video ads; - banners with malware code; - internet bugs collecting your personal information.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Adamant is a content blocker for Safari and iOS 9 that removes distracting advertising, trackers, and other unwanted elements from web pages. It makes pages load faster, uses less data on your cellular connection, and saves your battery life.
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