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DNS.Watch Alternatives

DNS.Watch is described as 'An alternate free recursive DNS provider that does not log, filter, or hijack (redirect NXDOMAIN responses)' and is a DNS Resolver in the network & admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to DNS.Watch, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac and Android. The best alternative is 1.1.1.1, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to DNS.Watch are NextDNS, OpenDNS, Quad9 and OpenNIC.

DNS.Watch alternatives are mainly DNS Resolvers but may also be Ad Blockers or Anti-Malware Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DNS.Watch.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Online

An alternate free recursive DNS provider that does not log, filter, or hijack (redirect NXDOMAIN responses).

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  1. 1.1.1.1 icon

    1.1.1.1

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    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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  2. NextDNS icon

    NextDNS

    • 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

    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.

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  3. OpenDNS icon

    OpenDNS

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    OpenDNS is the leading provider of security and infrastructure services that make the Internet safer through integrated Web content filtering, anti-phishing and DNS.

    About OpenDNS
  4. Quad9 icon

    Quad9

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

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

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  5. OpenNIC icon

    OpenNIC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    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.

    OpenNIC Homepage


  6. Google Public DNS icon

    Google Public DNS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Google Public DNS is a free, global Domain Name System (DNS) resolution service, that you can use as an alternative to your current DNS provider.

    Google DNS (8.8.8.8) set on Mac OS X
  7. AdGuard DNS icon

    AdGuard DNS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted

    Soon you'll be able to create your own private DNS server that will protect your personal data, block ads and trackers, and allow you to control access to specific Internet content.

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  8. CleanBrowsing icon

    CleanBrowsing

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple TV

    CleanBrowsing is a family and kid-safe way to browse the web without surprises. It Automatically blocks adult content, while still allowing Google, Youtube, Bing and the core of the web to load safely. Easy setup in 5 minutes with nothing to install.

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  9. SafeDNS icon

    SafeDNS

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    SafeDNS provides sophisticated cloud-based and software solutions for web content filtering which increase users' safety online by blocking botnets, malware and phishing resources, filter out most advertising and content users consider inappropriate.

    Get a 15 days' trial by registering on SafeDNS site
  10. Stubby

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Stubby is an application that acts as a local DNS Privacy stub resolver (using DNS-over-TLS). Stubby encrypts DNS queries sent from a client machine (desktop or laptop) to a DNS Privacy resolver increasing end user privacy.

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