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ApateDNS is described as 'tool for controlling DNS responses though an easy-to-use GUI. As a phony DNS server, ApateDNS spoofs DNS responses to a user-specified IP address by listening on UDP port 53 on the local machine. ApateDNS also automatically sets the local DNS to localhost' and is a DNS Resolver in the security & privacy category. There are more than 50 alternatives to ApateDNS for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is 1.1.1.1, which is free. Other great apps like ApateDNS are Quad9, OpenNIC, OpenDNS and Privoxy.

ApateDNS alternatives are mainly DNS Resolvers but may also be Internet Filters or Parental Control Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ApateDNS.
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ApateDNS™ is a tool for controlling DNS responses though an easy-to-use GUI. As a phony DNS server, ApateDNS spoofs DNS...

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  1. 1.1.1.1 icon

    1.1.1.1

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    66 alternatives to 1.1.1.1 

    1.1.1.1 from CloudFlare is the fast and private way to browse the Internet. It is a public DNS resolver, but unlike most DNS resolvers, 1.1.1.1 is not selling user data to advertisers. The implementation of 1.1.1.1 makes it the fastest resolver out there.

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    1.  Privacy focused1.1.1.1 is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Built-in VPN1.1.1.1 has a built-in VPN feature that enhances your privacy and allows you to browse the web from anywhere.
    3.  Block Trackers1.1.1.1 has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    4.  Lightweight1.1.1.1 consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Quad9

    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    42 alternatives to Quad9 

    Quad9 is a free, recursive, anycast DNS platform that provides end users robust security protections, high-performance, and privacy.

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    1.  Privacy focusedQuad9 is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Malware AnalysisQuad9 can inspect a suspicious file or URL to detect potential threats.


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    OpenNIC

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    38 alternatives to OpenNIC 

    OpenNIC is a user-owned and controlled alternate network information center/alternative DNS root which lists itself as an alternative to ICANN and its registries.

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    OpenDNS

    • Online
    59 alternatives to OpenDNS 

    OpenDNS is the leading provider of security and infrastructure services that make the Internet safer through integrated Web content filtering, anti-phishing and DNS. OpenDNS services enable consumers and network administrators to secure their networks from online threats, reduce...

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    Privoxy

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    49 alternatives to 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.

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    Pluckeye

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    52 alternatives to Pluckeye 

    Pluckeye is a filter that bolsters self-control on the Internet.

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    Qustodio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    76 alternatives to Qustodio 

    Qustodio helps parents protect their kids online. See how they use the Internet, set healthy access limits, and protect against dangerous or inappropriate content, cyberbullying, and online predators.

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  8. MullvadDNS icon

    MullvadDNS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    41 alternatives to MullvadDNS 

    Our public DNS service offers DNS over HTTPS (DoH) and DNS over TLS (DoT), with QNAME minimization and basic ad blocking. It has been audited by the security experts at Assured. You can use this privacy-enhancing service even if you don’t use Mullvad.

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    1.  No TrackingMullvadDNS will not track you or use your personal data.
    2.  Privacy focusedMullvadDNS is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    Norton Family

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Internet Explorer
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    69 alternatives to Norton Family 

    Norton Online Family protects your kids from online predators by allowing you to understand what your kids are really doing online and spot potential dangers before they become problems

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    Firefox Private Network

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Firefox
    54 alternatives to Firefox Private Network 

    Firefox Private Network is a secure proxy service for the Mozilla Firefox web browser. It is operated by Mozilla and powered by Cloudflare.

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    1.  Anonymous ProxyFirefox Private Network protects your personal information by hiding your device identifying information.
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