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    AdGuard Alternatives

    AdGuard is described as '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!' and is a very popular Ad Blocker in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 50 alternatives to AdGuard for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, iPhone, Linux and iPad. The best alternative is uBlock Origin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like AdGuard are Adblock Plus (Free, Open Source), Blokada (Free, Open Source), uMatrix (Free, Open Source) and Pi-hole (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 27, 2021

    1. A wide-spectrum efficient blocker. Which block ads, trackers and malware sites. Supports Chromium, Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Thunderbird. Fast and lean, and as of 2017 still being actively improved. Forked from .
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      uBlock Origin vs AdGuard opinions
      Almost everyone thinks uBlock Origin is a great alternative to AdGuard.
      jnjn it uses the same filter lists as AdGuard - just as effective
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      uBlock origin is limited only in browsers. While AdGuard is a system wide blocker
      Negative comment 3 months ago

    2. 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.
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      Most users think Adblock Plus is a great alternative to AdGuard.

    3. 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.
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      Blokada vs AdGuard opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Blokada is a great alternative to AdGuard.
      sedeti It makes the same job as adguard but it's free
      Top positive comment  11 months ago

      It does the same efficient job but it's free.
      Top positive comment  about 2 years ago

      Ultimate adblocker for android and customizeable
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

      sapientidiot This is basically the android equivalent of Adguard. It works using android's VPN API (thought its not actually a VPN) so all traffic from your device is filtered, even non-browser data.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

      Unk42 This is Open-source. Acts like Adguard.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

    4. 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.


      The repository has been archived and the development has been stopped.

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      uMatrix vs AdGuard opinions
      Most users think uMatrix is a great alternative to AdGuard.
      gintoki It is also an ad blocker. However not entirely of the same kind. Comparing ad-blocking purely on that vague scale though I would say uMatrix does better.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

    5. 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.
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      • 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 which does nothing.
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    6. AdBlock stops ads, improves browser speeds, and protects you online. Your browser is automatically updated with additions to the filter: just click Install, then visit your favorite website and see the ads disappear.
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      Most users think AdBlock is a great alternative to AdGuard.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • iPad
      • UC Browser
      • Vivaldi Browser
      • Google Chrome
      • Safari
      • Yandex.Browser
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • Opera
      • Firefox
      Block ads, trackers and malicious websites on all your devices. Get in-depth analytics about your Internet traffic. Protect your privacy and bypass censorship. Shield your kids from adult content.
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    7. 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.
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    8. 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.
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