GlimmerBlocker Alternatives

    GlimmerBlocker is described as 'The problem with other ad-blockers for Safari is that they are implemented as awful hacks: as an InputManager and/or ApplicationEnhancer. This compromises the stability of Safari and very often create problems when Apple releases a new version of Safari' and is an app in the Web Browsers category. There are more than 50 alternatives to GlimmerBlocker for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad and Google Chrome. The best alternative is Adblock Plus, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GlimmerBlocker are AdGuard (Freemium, Open Source), Blokada (Free, Open Source), AdAway (Free, Open Source) and AdBlock (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 30, 2021

    1. 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.
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      glimmer blocker is a proxy that blocks ads, not a browser extension
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

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      Not a system wide ad blocker.
      Negative comment almost 3 years ago

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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Vivaldi Browser
      • Google Chrome
      • Safari
      • Yandex.Browser
      • Opera
      • Firefox
      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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      Blocks ads in browsers only. Does nothing for other applications.
      Negative comment almost 3 years ago

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    2. The best ad blocker for Android that works for all apps and does not require root. Free and open source. Blokada efficiently blocks ads, tracking and malware. It saves your data plan, makes your device faster and protects your privacy. It's free, open source and secure.
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    3. An ad blocker that uses the hosts file. The hosts file contains a list of mappings between hostnames and IP addresses. When an app requests an ad, that request is directed to 127.0.0.1 which does nothing.
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    4. AdBlock stops ads, improves browser speeds, and protects you online. Your browser is automatically updated with additions to the filter: just click Install, then visit your favorite website and see the ads disappear.
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      AdBlock vs GlimmerBlocker opinions
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      glimmer blocker is a proxy that blocks ads, not a browser extension
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • iPad
      • UC Browser
      • Vivaldi Browser
      • Google Chrome
      • Safari
      • Yandex.Browser
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • Opera
      • Firefox
      Block ads, trackers and malicious websites on all your devices. Get in-depth analytics about your Internet traffic. Protect your privacy and bypass censorship. Shield your kids from adult content.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      • Solaris
      • FreeBSD
      • OpenSolaris
      • NetBSD
      • OpenBSD
      Squid is a caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more. It reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. Squid has extensive access controls and makes a great server accelerator.
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    5. Extending and consolidating hosts files from several well-curated sources like adaway.org, mvps.org, malwaredomainlist.com, someonewhocares.org, and potentially others. You can optionally invoke extensions to block additional sites by category.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Privoxy is a non-caching web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for enhancing privacy, modifying web page data and HTTP headers, controlling access, and removing ads and other obnoxious Internet junk.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Ad Muncher is a powerful advert and popup blocking system for all browsers and advert-displaying programs like Pando, SopCast, ICQ, Morpheus, Kazaa, Grokster, Opera, PalTalk, iMesh, Bearshare, LimeWire, TVAnts.
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