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AdClear Alternatives

AdClear is described as 'is the premier non-root adblocker for Android users. AdClear’s technology filters out advertisers before they invade your browsing or app experience' and is a Ad Blocker in the web browsers category. There are more than 25 alternatives to AdClear for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, Linux and Google Chrome. The best alternative is AdGuard, which is free. Other great apps like AdClear are Adblock Plus, Pi-hole, Blokada and NextDNS.

AdClear alternatives are mainly Ad Blockers but may also be Firewalls or DNS Resolvers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of AdClear.
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  • Free PersonalProprietary
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad

AdClear is the premier non-root adblocker for Android users. AdClear’s technology filters out advertisers before they...

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  1. AdGuard icon

    AdGuard

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    AdGuard is the best way to get rid of intrusive ads and online tracking, and to protect your computer from malware. Make your web surfing faster, safer and more comfortable with AdGuard!.

    ⚫︎ Block TrackersAdGuard has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeAdGuard supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Very good app for blocking ads. Use it!
  2. Adblock Plus icon

    Adblock Plus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Internet Explorer
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    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.

    ⚫︎ No TrackingAdblock Plus will not track or use your personal data.
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    Adding a filter


  3. Pi-hole icon

    Pi-hole

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • CentOS
    • Fedora
    • Ubuntu
    • Debian
    • Raspbian
    • Raspberry Pi

    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.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedPi-hole is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    The Web interface shows how many ads were blocked, a query log, and more.
  4. Blokada icon

    Blokada

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • F-Droid

    Blokada is the popular ad blocker and privacy app for Android and iOS. It's being supported and actively developed by the amazing open source community.

    ⚫︎ LightweightBlokada consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  5. NextDNS icon

    NextDNS

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad
    • UC Browser
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    • Online
    • BSD
    • OpenWrt
    • DD-WRT
    • Ubiquiti UniFi
    • pfSense
    • Alpine Linux

    NextDNS protects you from all kinds of security threats, blocks ads and trackers on websites and in apps and provides a safe and supervised Internet for kids — on all devices and on all networks.

    ⚫︎ No LogsNextDNS doesn't keep any logs of your activities.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableNextDNS is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedNextDNS is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Block TrackersNextDNS has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
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  6. AdAway icon

    AdAway

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid

    An ad blocker that uses the hosts file. The hosts file contains a list of mappings between hostnames and IP addresses. When an app requests an ad, that request is directed to 127.0.0.1 which does nothing.

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  7. DNS66 icon

    DNS66

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • F-Droid

    dns66 - DNS-based Host Blocker for Android. DNS66 allows blocking host names via DNS. This can be used for ad blocking. It also allows other DNS servers to be added, for more privacy.

    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in DNS66 without registration.
    ⚫︎ No TrackingDNS66 will not track or use your personal data.
    ⚫︎ Block TrackersDNS66 has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    ⚫︎ No LogsDNS66 doesn't keep any logs of your activities.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedDNS66 is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  8. Unified hosts file with base extensions icon

    Unified hosts file with base extensions

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

     Consolidating and extending hosts files from several well-curated sources. Optionally pick extensions for porn, social media, and other categories.

    ⚫︎ Built-in VPNUnified hosts file with base extensions has a built-in VPN feature that enhances your privacy and allows you to browse the web from anywhere.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedUnified hosts file with base extensions is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Root requiredRequires root to use Unified hosts file with base extensions, mainly relevant for Android apps.
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  9. personalDNSfilter is a DNS filter proxy written in Java. It hooks into the domain name (DNS) resolution and returns the loopback address for filtered hosts.

    ⚫︎ Block TrackerspersonalDNSfilter has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    ⚫︎ LightweightpersonalDNSfilter consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Main UI
  10. RethinkDNS icon

    RethinkDNS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • F-Droid

    An OpenSnitch-inspired firewall and network monitor + a pi-hole-inspired DNS over HTTPS client with blocklists.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedRethinkDNS is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Block TrackersRethinkDNS has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
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