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HostsMan is described as *'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'* and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to HostsMan for Windows, Mac, Linux, Firefox and Google Chrome. The best alternative is SwitchHosts, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HostsMan are Gas Mask, BlueLife Hosts Editor, Auto Hosts and HostsFileEditor.

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This page was last updated Mar 31, 2022
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

HostsMan is a freeware hosts file manager and editor.

Built-in hosts file updater Enable/Disable hosts file Built-in hosts...

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  1. 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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    Cross-platform and allows you to actually edit the file like a text editor so you can copy/paste. Other apps so frustrating in this regard.

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  2. 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.



  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. HostsFileEditor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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



  6. BeeThink IP Blocker

    • Windows

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

  7. 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!

  8. HostsBlock Indicator

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A very simple and lightweight indicator applet to manage hostsblock: https://github.com/gaenserich/hostsblock

  9. 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.

  10. 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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