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Flying Buttress Alternatives

Flying Buttress is described as 'As Apple's built-in Firewall preferences improves in both functionality and security, I will be aiming Flying Buttress more at users who need the advanced firewall configuration, logging, and IP sharing options found in Flying Buttress' and is a Firewall in the security & privacy category. There are three alternatives to Flying Buttress for Mac. The best alternative is Little Snitch. Other great apps like Flying Buttress are Radio Silence and Vallum.

Flying Buttress alternatives are mainly Firewalls but may also be Network Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Flying Buttress.
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  1. Little Snitch icon

    Little Snitch

    34 alternatives to Little Snitch 

    A firewall protects your computer against unwanted guests from the Internet. But who protects your private data from being sent out? Little Snitch does!

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    Network monitor (official screenshot).
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    Radio Silence

    • Mac
    15 alternatives to Radio Silence 

    Radio Silence lets you block individual apps from accessing the internet. It never throws pop-ups on the screen, and is completely invisible.

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    1.  Block TrackersRadio Silence has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.

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      36 alternatives to Vallum 

      Monitors application connections and offers to pass or block these. It can be used to increase privacy or to transparently protect non-admin users from unwanted connections on multi-user macs.

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      The afw firewall core allows you to choose which connections you want to log. Vallum is able to search and display raw logs, perform multi-level recursive queries, pie-chart graphs, monthly/daily graphic reports comparing or aggregating different items. You will be able to search a 5 millions rows logs database and find what you are looking for in a few seconds. Its powerful logging system will drive you to the relevant part of the information you are looking for, and being based on SQLite your logs can be analysed using third party tools or scripts.
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