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Auto Hosts Alternatives

Auto Hosts is described as 'Hosts file are a useful redundancy when coupled with ad blockers like uBlock Origin and uMatrix - while debugging or 'Temporarily Allow All on this Site' with Noscript can open you up to underlying attacks or privacy intrusions' and is an app in the web browsers category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Auto Hosts for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Google Chrome. The best alternative is AdGuard, which is free. Other great apps like Auto Hosts are HostsMan, SwitchHosts, Gas Mask and BlueLife Hosts Editor.

Auto Hosts alternatives are mainly Ad Blockers but may also be Firewalls. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Auto Hosts.
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  1. AdGuard icon

    AdGuard

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    101 alternatives to AdGuard 

    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!.

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    1.  Block TrackersAdGuard has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    2.  Dark ModeAdGuard supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    Very good app for blocking ads. Use it!
    Very simple design and good UX.
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    HostsMan

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    14 alternatives to HostsMan 

    HostsMan is a freeware hosts file manager and editor.

    Built-in hosts file updater Enable/Disable hosts file Built-in hosts editor Scan hosts for errors, duplicates and possible hijacks Hosts file backup manager Exclusion list.

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    SwitchHosts

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    11 alternatives to SwitchHosts 

    SwitchHosts is an App for managing hosts file, it is based on Electron, React, UmiJS, Chakra UI, CodeMirror, etc.

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    Gas Mask

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    14 alternatives to Gas Mask 

    Gas Mask is simple hosts file manager for Mac OS X. It allows editing of host files and switching between them.

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    BlueLife Hosts Editor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    6 alternatives to BlueLife Hosts Editor 

    BlueLife Hosts Editor is a portable freeware hosts-file editor and allows you to easily add/delete, block, and update domain names to your hosts file.

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    HostsFileEditor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    8 alternatives to HostsFileEditor 

    Hosts File Editor makes it easy to change your hosts file as well as archive multiple versions for easy retrieval.

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    HostAdmin

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    10 alternatives to HostAdmin 

    Saving your time when you switch domain-IP mapping (Hosts file) between different environment. Awesome host file editor!

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    BeeThink IP Blocker

    9 alternatives to BeeThink IP Blocker 

    BeeThink IP Blocker is a Windows IP Blocking program which controls one computer interacts with other computers over the network. It can be successfully used on Windows server machines, in a production environment, to easily ban unwanted IP addresses or visitors by country with...

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    HostsXpert

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    11 alternatives to HostsXpert 

    HostsXpert is an ultra-groovy Hosts file Manager, Editor and Helper-outter. Below you'll find a list of HostsXpert's functions. Just a Simple word of caution - Hosts files are not to be taken lightly -

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    1.  PortableHostsXpert can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 4.4, released in September 2011, can be still downloaded from MajorGeeks

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      CWP Utilities

      8 alternatives to CWP Utilities 

      CWP Utilities automates the process of maintaining up-to-date and comprehensive hosts files, P2P block lists, and PAC filters, in order to block a variety of trackers, advertisements, malware and generally malicious activity, on a system-wide level.

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