OpenSnitch Alternatives

    OpenSnitch is described as 'GNU/Linux port of the Little Snitch application firewall' and is a Firewall in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to OpenSnitch for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Android and Android Tablet. Most alternatives are Firewalls and Network Monitors. The best alternative is simplewall, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like OpenSnitch are GlassWire (Freemium), BiniSoft Windows Firewall Control (Free), Little Snitch (Paid) and Gufw (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 16, 2021

    1. Simple tool to configure Windows Filtering Platform (WFP) which can configure network activity on your computer.
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      norgaladir Closest in terms of functionality if looking for an open source alternative that supports windows instead of linux
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

    2. GlassWire is a network security monitoring tool and analyzer that visualizes your network activity on an easy to use graph, alerts you of possible threats, manages your firewall, and more.
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    3. Windows Firewall Control is a powerful tool that extends the functionality of the Windows Firewall and provides new extra features that make Windows Firewall better.
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    4. A firewall protects your computer against unwanted guests from the Internet. But who protects your private data from being sent out? Little Snitch does!
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    5. Gufw is an easy, intuitive way to manage your Linux firewall. It supports common tasks such as allowing or blocking pre-configured, common p2p, or individual ports port(s), and many others! Gufw is powered by Uncomplicated Firewall (ufw).
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      This alternative is disputed. Gufw is still a legitimate alternative to OpenSnitch, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      it's a Firewall not an application Firewall
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

      the ufw/gufw doesn't help to monitor new connections from your system to "outerspace"
      Negative comment 10 months ago


      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      NetGuard provides simple and advanced ways to block access to the internet - no root required. Applications and addresses can individually be allowed or denied access to your Wi-Fi and/or mobile connection.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      NetHogs is a small 'net top' tool. Instead of breaking the traffic down per protocol or per subnet, like most tools do, it groups bandwidth by process.
    6. SpyShelter is an effective and easy-to-use security application that helps you to protect your system against known and unknown custom compiled malware.
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    7. ZoneAlarm Free Firewall blocks hackers from infiltrating your home PC by hiding your computer from unsolicited network traffic.
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    8. Monitor & block apps that make unwanted network connections.
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