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Gas Mask is described as 'is simple hosts file manager for Mac OS X. It allows editing of host files and switching between them' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Gas Mask for Windows, Mac, Linux, Firefox and Google Chrome. The best alternative is HostsMan, which is free. Other great apps like Gas Mask are SwitchHosts, Auto Hosts, HostsFileEditor and BeeThink IP Blocker.

Gas Mask alternatives are mainly Web Servers but may also be Firewalls or Ad Blockers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Gas Mask.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac

Gas Mask is simple hosts file manager for Mac OS X. It allows editing of host files and switching between them.

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  1. HostsMan icon

    HostsMan

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    HostsMan is a freeware hosts file manager and editor.

    Built-in hosts file updater Enable/Disable hosts file Built-in hosts editor Scan hosts for errors, duplicates and possible hijacks Hosts file backup manager Exclusion list.

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  2. SwitchHosts icon

    SwitchHosts

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    SwitchHosts is an App for managing hosts file, it is based on Electron, React, UmiJS, Chakra UI, CodeMirror, etc.

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  3. Auto Hosts icon

    Auto Hosts

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Hosts file are a useful redundancy when coupled with ad blockers like uBlock Origin and uMatrix - while debugging or 'Temporarily Allow All on this Site' with Noscript can open you up to underlying attacks or privacy intrusions.

    Terminal output during install or update.
  4. HostsFileEditor icon

    HostsFileEditor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Hosts File Editor makes it easy to change your hosts file as well as archive multiple versions for easy retrieval.

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  5. BeeThink IP Blocker icon

    BeeThink IP Blocker

    • Windows

    BeeThink IP Blocker is a Windows IP Blocking program which controls one computer interacts with other computers over the network.

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  6. HostAdmin icon

    HostAdmin

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    Saving your time when you switch domain-IP mapping (Hosts file) between different environment. Awesome host file editor!

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  7. HostsXpert icon

    HostsXpert

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    HostsXpert is an ultra-groovy Hosts file Manager, Editor and Helper-outter. Below you'll find a list of HostsXpert's functions. Just a Simple word of caution - Hosts files are not to be taken lightly -

    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 4.4, released in September 2011, can be still downloaded from MajorGeeks

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  8. Hosts.prefpane icon

    Hosts.prefpane

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    When an entry is toggled off, it is not commented out in the hosts file, but instead stored in the app's preferences storage. This means you will have to uncomment all your unused host entries and untoggle them in the prefpane if you want to use them.

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    CWP Utilities

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    CWP Utilities automates the process of maintaining up-to-date and comprehensive hosts files, P2P block lists, and PAC filters, in order to block a variety of trackers, advertisements, malware and generally malicious activity, on a system-wide level.

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  10. Anvil icon

    Anvil

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Anvil takes your site folder, gives it a .dev URL and makes it run for you. Works for any static HTML sites and Rack apps.

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