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Free Firewall Alternatives

Free Firewall is described as 'full-featured professional firewall that protects against the threats of the Internet. Control every program on your computer by permit or deny access to the Internet' and is a Firewall in the security & privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Free Firewall for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Android Tablet, VirtualBox and VMware vSphere Hypervisor. The best alternative is simplewall, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Free Firewall are GlassWire, BiniSoft Windows Firewall Control, TinyWall and SpyShelter.

Free Firewall alternatives are mainly Firewalls but may also be Network Monitors or Anti-Malware Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Free Firewall.
This page was last updated Feb 10, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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  1. Simple tool to configure Windows Filtering Platform (WFP) which can configure network activity on your computer.

  2. GlassWire is a network security monitoring tool and analyzer that visualizes your network activity on an easy to use graph, alerts you of possible threats, manages your firewall, and more.

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    The free version of GlassWire is not a firewall. Its only a traffic monitor.

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  3. Windows Firewall Control is a powerful tool that extends the functionality of the Windows Firewall and provides new extra features that make Windows Firewall better.

  4. TinyWall

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    TinyWall is a free software to harden and control the advanced firewall built into Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

  5. SpyShelter

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    SpyShelter is an effective and easy-to-use security application that helps you to protect your system against known and unknown custom compiled malware.



  6. ZoneAlarm Firewall

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    ZoneAlarm Free Firewall blocks hackers from infiltrating your home PC by hiding your computer from unsolicited network traffic.

  7. Fort Firewall

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Simple firewall for MS Windows.

  8. Windows 10 Firewall Control

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Protects your applications from undesirable network incoming and outgoing activity, controls applications internet access. Allows you to control personal information leakage via controlling application network traffic.

  9. CacheGuard-OS

    • Windows
    • VirtualBox
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
    • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
    • Proxmox Virtual Environment

    All CacheGuard products and services are focused on delivering secured and optimized Web contents to our clients. To achieve that goal we made CacheGuard OS which is our core product.

  10. Vallum

    • Mac

    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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