Adblock Plus Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Adblock Plus for Windows, Mac, 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 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. If your looking for more info about Adblock Plus 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: 11/7/2018 8:26:00 AM

Alternatives to Adblock Plus 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.

    • Uses less resources than Adblock Plus, and it's more customizable. Buster_BlueNov 2016 • 16 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Open Source, faster, better, no ads, built in C++. Guest • Apr 2016 • 10 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Easy on memory and CPU, uses the same lists of AdBlock+ and others, does not allow "acceptables ads" Guest • Jun 2016 • 10 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Preferred by many: lighter, quicker, does a great job. Outperforms adb+ Guest • Mar 2017 • 6 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's point and click to block a part of webpage is awesome. After clicking a panel opens which describes the clicked part better than best browsers built in "Inspect Element" option. DeviatedMay 2017 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • More efficient, faster, less use of memory. Guest • Nov 2017 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Much lighter, and somehow more effective! Long time-user of ABP, very happy to change to uBlock Origin kelzebubJan 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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

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  • Privacy Badger

    Privacy Badger is a browser-add on tool that analyzes sites to detect and disallow content that tracks you in an objectionable, non-consensual manner. When you visit websites, your copy of Privacy Badger keeps note of the "third party" domains that embed images, scripts and advertising in the pages you visit.

    • Open Source, don't use lists but an algorithm, developed by EFF Guest • Jun 2016 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Chrome Firefox

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  • Ghostery

    Ghostery sees the invisible web - tags, web bugs, pixels and beacons. Ghostery tracks the trackers and gives you a roll-call of the ad networks, behavioral data providers, web publishers, and other companies interested in your activity. After showing you who's tracking you, Ghostery also gives you a chance to learn more about each company it identifies. How they describe themselves, a link to their privacy policies, and a sampling of pages where we've found them are just a click away.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Microsoft Edge 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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  • Adguard

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

    • Excellent and you can customize it to get rid of annoying ads that others don't block. Guest • Apr 2017 Disagree   Agree

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

    Disconnect was founded in 2011 by former Google engineers and a consumer- and privacy-rights attorney. We develop award-winning, user-friendly privacy and security software in San Francisco, California. Disconnect exists to help solve an important social issue and our founding principles are reflected in the way we run the company. We’re proud to be a Certified B Corp and honored to be named one of the best places to work in the B corp community.

    Freemium Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Chrome ... Safari 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.

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

    • It is a system-wide Adblocker, which means it can also block ads outside of your browser. This obviously makes it much more flexible. Guest • Mar 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Android Android Tablet

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  • Privoxy

    Privoxy is a non-caching web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for enhancing privacy, modifying web page data and HTTP headers, controlling access, and removing ads and other obnoxious Internet junk. Privoxy has a flexible configuration and can be customized to suit individual needs and tastes. It has application for both stand-alone systems and multi-user networks.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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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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  • 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

    • it blocks everything and looks very good and its simple and premium yet it costs nothing and its opensource its also rated extremely high on every browser btw im using adblocker ultimate right now on this website to block all ads tracking and virus Guest • Oct 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Microsoft Edge Chrome Safari ... Yandex.Browser Opera GitHub 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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  • 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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  • Kill Evil

    Kill Evil is a Chrome extension that mercilessly removes or disables the following annoyances on all pages (except those you whitelist): - oncontextmenu (disabled right-click) - window.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Chrome

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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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  • FoolDNS

    FoolDNS is a DNS service to protect user privacy. It blocks advertising from services that use it to track the user without authorization.

    Free Web

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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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