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Free OpenDNS Alternatives

The best free alternative to OpenDNS is 1.1.1.1. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to OpenDNS and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to OpenDNS are NextDNS, Duck DNS, OpenNIC and Quad9.

OpenDNS alternatives are mainly DNS Resolvers but may also be Dynamic DNS Services or Ad Blockers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of OpenDNS.
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  1. 1.1.1.1 icon

    1.1.1.1

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    1.1.1.1 from CloudFlare is the fast and private way to browse the Internet. It is a public DNS resolver, but unlike most DNS resolvers, 1.1.1.1 is not selling user data to advertisers. The implementation of 1.1.1.1 makes it the fastest resolver out there.

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  2. NextDNS icon

    NextDNS

    • 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

    NextDNS protects you from all kinds of security threats, blocks ads and trackers on websites and in apps and provides a safe and supervised Internet for kids — on all devices and on all networks.

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  3. Duck DNS icon

    Duck DNS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Free dynamic DNS hosted on Amazon VPC.

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  4. OpenNIC icon

    OpenNIC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    OpenNIC is a user-owned and controlled alternate network information center/alternative DNS root which lists itself as an alternative to ICANN and its registries.

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    Most users think OpenNIC is a great alternative to OpenDNS.
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    Quad9

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Quad9 is a free, recursive, anycast DNS platform that provides end users robust security protections, high-performance, and privacy.

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    DNSCrypt Protocol

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Docker

    DNSCrypt is a protocol that authenticates communications between a DNS client and a DNS resolver. It prevents DNS spoofing. It uses cryptographic signatures to verify that responses originate from the chosen DNS resolver and haven't been tampered with.

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    FreeDNS

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Free DNS, Dynamic DNS, Static DNS services; 5 free shared hostnames, use anywhere; Unlimited number of domains per account (yes really);

    Web Forward
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    nsupdate.info

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    nsupdate.info is a dynamic dns service.

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  9. AdGuard DNS icon

    AdGuard DNS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted

    Soon you'll be able to create your own private DNS server that will protect your personal data, block ads and trackers, and allow you to control access to specific Internet content.

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  10. Google Family Link icon

    Google Family Link

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS

    Help your family create healthy digital habits Whether your children are younger or in their teens, the Family Link app lets you set digital ground rules to help guide them as they learn, play, and explore online.

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