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HostsFileEditor Alternatives

HostsFileEditor is described as 'Hosts File Editor makes it easy to change your hosts file as well as archive multiple versions for easy retrieval' and is an app. There are eight alternatives to HostsFileEditor for Windows, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is HostsMan, which is free. Other great apps like HostsFileEditor are SwitchHosts, Gas Mask, BlueLife Hosts Editor and Auto Hosts.

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  • 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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  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. Gas Mask icon

    Gas Mask

    • 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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  4. BlueLife Hosts Editor icon

    BlueLife Hosts Editor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    BlueLife Hosts Editor is a portable freeware hosts-file editor and allows you to easily add/delete, block, and update domain names to your hosts file.

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  5. 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.


  6. 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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  7. CWP Utilities icon

    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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  8. Unified Hosts AutoUpdate

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Quickly and easily install, uninstall, and set up automatic updates for any of Steven Black's unified hosts files.

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