RefControl Alternatives

    RefControl is described as 'extension for Firefox that lets you control what gets sent as the HTTP Referer on a per-site basis' and is an app in the Web Browsers category. There are four alternatives to RefControl for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Firefox and Android. The best alternative is Referer Control, which is free. Other great apps like RefControl are Smart Referer (Free, Open Source), Auto referer (Free, Open Source) and Mason (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Nov 13, 2020

    • Referer Control grants full control over the HTTP Referer. You can forge any referrer you want, both globally or on a per-site basis.
      • Free
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • BSD
      • iPad
      • Google Chrome
    • Send referers only when staying on the same domain. You can whitelist domains with wildcards and configure other things, look in the preferences page of the addon in the addon manager.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Firefox


    • An Firefox addon to supress HTTP header's referer, to protect some privacy and try not breaking the web.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Firefox
    • This extension can simplify the rule to just specify the URI and Content type and can enable/disable each rule separately.

      Discontinued

      No longer updated. Last version, 0.3.7.9.18, released on January 31, 2013, was compatible with Firefox 18.

      • Free
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Firefox