Free Adblock Plus Alternatives for Mac

Popular free Alternatives to Adblock Plus for Mac. Explore 25+ Mac apps like Adblock Plus, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

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 you're 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: 8/19/2019 6:29:00 AM

Alternatives to Adblock Plus for Mac with Free 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 • 23 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • More efficient, faster, less use of memory. Guest • Nov 2017 • 4 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 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Preferred by many: lighter, quicker, does a great job. Outperforms adb+ Guest • Mar 2017 • 7 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 • 5 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Easy on memory and CPU, uses the same lists of AdBlock+ and others, does not allow "acceptables ads" Guest • Jun 2016 • 15 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Open Source, faster, better, no ads, built in C++. Guest • Apr 2016 • 15 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android 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 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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

    Freemium $ $ $ 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 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.

    • Adblock is good, Adguard is better. Guest • Jun 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Excellent and you can customize it to get rid of annoying ads that others don't block. Guest • Apr 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Low use of RAM and more options!!! Guest • Feb 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.

    • 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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  • 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 Mac Windows Linux

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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 Open Source Mac Windows Linux Chrome uBlock Origin ... Nano Adblocker Chromium 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 Firefox

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Domain Blocker

    Domain blocker helps you hide ads, avoid tracking, load pages faster, fight procrastination... Video guide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBj7Bk0KVd4 - Hide ads - by blocking advertisement domains you disable the display of some of those pervasive ads. - Avoid tracking - by blocking tracking domains you prevent the services to acquire information about your browsing behaviour.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Chrome

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  • JS Blocker

    JS Blocker is a Safari extension that puts you in control of which scripts—and more—are allowed on any given website—similar to NoScript for Firefox. Frames, objects, videos, and JavaScript annoyances can also be blocked; an image hider prevents webpages from displaying images, too. It protects your privacy, keeps you safe, and speeds up your web browsing.

    Free Open Source Mac Safari

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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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  • 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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