DNSCrypt Protocol Alternatives

    DNSCrypt Protocol is described as 'DNSCrypt is a protocol that authenticates communications between a DNS client and a DNS resolver. It prevents DNS spoofing. It uses cryptographic signatures to verify that responses originate from the chosen DNS resolver and haven't been tampered with' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to DNSCrypt Protocol for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Linux, Mac and Android. The best alternative is OpenNIC, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DNSCrypt Protocol are Simple DNSCrypt (Free, Open Source), OpenDNS (Freemium), Google Public DNS (Free) and Quad9 (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 29, 2019

    1. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      A simple management tool for dnscrypt-proxy.
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    2. OpenDNS is the leading provider of security and infrastructure services that make the Internet safer through integrated Web content filtering, anti-phishing and DNS.
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    3. 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.
      • 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Google Chrome
      • AdGuard
      • Firefox
      Public anycast no-log DNS resolver that supports plaintext DNS, DNS-over-TLS and DNS-over-HTTPS.
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    4. dnscrypt-proxy - A tool for securing communications between a client and a DNS resolver
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      • 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.
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    5. Yandex.DNS is a free, recursive DNS service. Yandex.DNS' servers are located in Russia, CIS countries, and Western Europe. Users' requests are processed by the nearest data center which provides high connection speeds.
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    6. Comodo Secure DNS is a domain name resolution service that resolves your DNS requests through Comodo worldwide network of redundant DNS servers.
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