ProCon Alternatives

    ProCon is described as 'content filter for the Firefox browser that can filters any type of content on any web page. If left on default, ProCon limits itself to filter pages containing explicit content automatically, based on the text' and is an app in the Home & Family category. There are more than 25 alternatives to ProCon for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Qustodio. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try FamilyShield or Dns Angel. Other great apps like ProCon are Norton Family (Paid), CacheGuard-OS (Paid), HomeGuard Activity Monitor (Paid) and DansGuardian (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 17, 2021

    1. Qustodio helps parents protect their kids online. See how they use the Internet, set healthy access limits, and protect against dangerous or inappropriate content, cyberbullying, and online predators.
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      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Internet Explorer
      • Google Chrome
      • Safari
      • Opera
      • Firefox
      Norton Online Family protects your kids from online predators by allowing you to understand what your kids are really doing online and spot potential dangers before they become problems


    2. FamilyShield, powered by OpenDNS, blocks adult websites from home computers for free, with no software to install.

      Discontinued

      Not a separate product anymore, it's now part of the OpenDNS offer.

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    3. It will aid in protecting your family from inappropriate websites, blocking them automatically.
      • Windows
      • VirtualBox
      • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
      • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
      • Proxmox Virtual Environment
      All CacheGuard products and services are focused on delivering secured and optimized Web contents to our clients. To achieve that goal we made CacheGuard OS which is our core product.
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    4. HomeGuard is an advanced parental control and activity monitoring tool for family and child safety online and offline.
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    5. DansGuardian is an award winning Open Source web content filter which currently runs on Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, Mac OS X, HP-UX, and Solaris. It filters the actual content of pages based on many methods including phrase matching, PICS filtering and URL filtering.

      Discontinued

      Latest update in 2012: https://sourceforge.net/projects/dansguardian/files/

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    6. With Screen Time, you can access real-time reports about how much time you spend on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac, and set limits for what you want to manage.
    7. BlockSite is an extension, which automagically blocks websites of your choice. Additionally, this extension will disable all hyperlinks to these websites, by just displaying the link text without the clicking functionality.

      Warning

      See report from AdGuard mentioning BlockSite: https://adguard.com/en/blog/big-star-labs-spyware.html

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    8. Pluckeye is a filter designed with compulsive users of porn in mind. When Pluckeye is first installed, all images on the Internet are blocked.
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