Alternatives to Ghostery for Safari with any license

  • uBlock Origin icon

    uBlock Origin

    Popular and efficient blocker for Chromium, Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Thunderbird. Fast and lean.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Microsoft Edge Vivaldi Browser ... Chrome Safari Pale Moon Opera Chromium Firefox

    • The emphasis of one is blocking ads , the other is blocking trackers. There maybe some overlap but you will not get both functions from either program. Guest • Oct 2015 • 10 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Ghostery has its own problems selling data to advertisers. Disconect and uBlock Origin is better. Guest • Apr 2017 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Ghostery is proprietary, the last update does not block all trackers Guest • Mar 2017 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Adblock Plus icon

    Adblock Plus

    Adblock Plus is a free extension that allows you to - among other things - block annoying ads, disable tracking and block domains known to spread malware. Available...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux iPhone Chrome OS ... BSD iPad Microsoft Edge Internet Explorer Vivaldi Browser Chrome Safari Yandex.Browser Opera Firefox

    • Adblock Plus focuses on blocking ads, but Ghostery focuses on blocking trackers. Buster_BlueNov 2016 • 8 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Adblock Plus is about blocking ads. Ghostery is about blocking trackers. They're complementary. One is not a substitute for the other. Guest • Dec 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • ABP still let some "user friendly" ads unlike uBlock Origin, but both do not block trackers unlike ghostery... but ghostery sell your data OzakIJan 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • Adblock Plus focuses on blocking advertisements. While it can block tracking, it doesn't have an interface created for it like Ghostery does. Guest • Feb 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • Disconnect icon


    Disconnect was founded in 2011 by former Google engineers and a consumer- and privacy-rights attorney. We develop award-winning, user-friendly privacy and security...

    Freemium Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Chrome ... Safari Opera Firefox

    • Ditch "free" Ghostery, which sells your browsing data if you don't opt out of GhostRank during setup. Instead, go for these open source alternatives: PrivacyBadger (EFF supported, open source tracker blocker), Disconnect (open source tracker blocker) and uBlock Origin (open source ad blocker). JohnFastmanDec 2016 • 5 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Ghostery drastically hurts the performance of Firefox on my system. Disconnect seems to improve performance. Guest • Mar 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • AdBlocker Ultimate icon

    AdBlocker Ultimate

    AdBlocker Ultimate is a cross-browser ad-blocker. FEATURES - Completely free - Block ALL ads - no whitelisted ads/websites - Block tracking and malware domains

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Microsoft Edge Chrome Safari ... Yandex.Browser Opera GitHub Firefox

  • Wipr icon


    A Cleaner Web Wipr blocks all ads and trackers in Safari and apps that use Safari to display web pages, so you can focus on the content that matters to you. Time...

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac OS X iPhone iPad Safari

  • JS Blocker icon

    JS Blocker

    JS Blocker is a Safari extension that puts you in control of which scripts—and more—are allowed on any given website—similar to NoScript for Firefox. Frames, objects...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Safari

  • Clearly icon


    Content blocker for Safari and iOS 9.

    Free iPhone iPad Safari

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available and the app is no longer updated. Last version, 1.0, released in September 2015, can be still downloaded from the Appstore.
  • Roadblock icon


    Ad Blocker Advertisements (ads) make it difficult to focus on the content when you browse the web. Ads come in many forms like images, videos, and pop-ups. The ad...

    Freemium Mac OS X iPhone iPad Safari

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