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FamilyShield Alternatives

FamilyShield is described as 'powered by OpenDNS, blocks adult websites from home computers for free, with no software to install' and is a parental control tool in the network & admin category. There are more than 50 alternatives to FamilyShield, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is AdGuard, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to FamilyShield are NextDNS, Pluckeye, Qustodio and Google Family Link.

FamilyShield alternatives are mainly Parental Control Tools but may also be Ad Blockers or Firewalls. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FamilyShield.
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FamilyShield, powered by OpenDNS, blocks adult websites from home computers for free, with no software to install.

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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.
  2. NextDNS icon

    NextDNS

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad
    • UC Browser
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    • Online
    • BSD
    • OpenWrt
    • DD-WRT
    • Ubiquiti UniFi
    • pfSense
    • Alpine Linux
    123 alternatives to NextDNS 

    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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    1.  No LogsNextDNS doesn't keep any logs of your activities.
    2.  Privacy focusedNextDNS is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Block TrackersNextDNS has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
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  3. Pluckeye icon

    Pluckeye

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

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

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  4. Qustodio icon

    Qustodio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    75 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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  5. Google Family Link icon

    Google Family Link

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    24 alternatives to Google Family Link 

    Help your family create healthy digital habits Whether your children are younger or in their teens, the Family Link app lets you set digital ground rules to help guide them as they learn, play, and explore online.

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  6. Norton Family icon

    Norton Family

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Internet Explorer
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    68 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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    Spapp Monitoring

    • Android
    80 alternatives to Spapp Monitoring 

    Spapp Monitoring is the next generation of smartphone surveillance software. This mobile tracker application records the incoming and outgoing phone calls, sms and surroundings. It tracks gps locations, the browser activity and messages from applications like Whatsapp, Facebook...

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    Screen Time

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    63 alternatives to Screen Time 

    With Screen Time, you can access real-time reports about how much time you spend on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac, and set limits for what you want to manage.

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  9. Dns Angel icon

    Dns Angel

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    47 alternatives to Dns Angel 

    DNS Angel , it will protect your family from inappropriate websites and will Block them Automatically it is Freeware and Portable

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    1.  PortableDns Angel can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  10. Truple icon

    Truple

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Kindle Fire
    33 alternatives to Truple 

    Truple protects your loved ones against porn & other online filth. It holds your loved ones accountable in a way that's near impossible to bypass by capturing and sharing screenshots. If other apps have failed you, this is the one that will work.

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