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DNSAgent Alternatives

DNSAgent is described as 'A powerful "hosts" replacement that supports Wildcards and even Regular Expressions. Runnable as a Service or standalone' and is a DNS Resolver in the network & admin category. There are eight alternatives to DNSAgent for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Acrylic DNS Proxy, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DNSAgent are YogaDNS, Nebulo , BIND and MaraDNS.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

A powerful "hosts" replacement that supports Wildcards and even Regular Expressions. Runnable as a Service or...

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  1. Acrylic is a local DNS proxy for Windows which improves the performance of your computer by caching the responses coming from your DNS servers and helps you fight unwanted ads through a custom HOSTS file.

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  2. YogaDNS automatically intercepts DNS requests at the system level and allows you to process them over user-defined DNS servers using modern protocols and flexible rules.

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  3. When navigating to a website known by it's name, say example.com, your device ask specific servers - DNS servers - how to address the website. DNS is an old protocol which, except for smaller changes, hasn't been touched since its creation in 1987.

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    BIND

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    BIND is by far the most widely used DNS software on the Internet. On Unix-like operating systems it is the de facto standard.

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  5. MaraDNS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    MaraDNS implements the Domain Name System (DNS), an essential internet service. MaraDNS is open source software: This means that anyone is free to download, use, and modify the program free of charge, as per its license.

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    dnsmasq

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Dnsmasq is a lightweight, easy to configure DNS forwarder and DHCP server. It is designed to provide DNS and, optionally, DHCP, to a small network. It can serve the names of local machines which are not in the global DNS.

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  7. dns2socks

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    DNS2SOCKS is a command line utility running to forward DNS requests to a DNS server via a SOCKS tunnel.

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  8. Pdnsd

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    pdnsd is a proxy DNS server with permanent caching (the cache contents are written to hard disk on exit) that is designed to cope with unreachable or down DNS servers (for example in dial-in networking).

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